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Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 at 05:36 AM EDT

Gov. Hogan Halfway Through Chemotherapy

Gov. Hogan Halfway Through Chemotherapy

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is halfway through six rounds of chemotherapy.

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 at 10:28 AM EDT

FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is no stranger to criticism, having spent the better part of the last decade in the public eye. But she's probably never faced negative publicity like this before: The Food...

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 at 01:55 PM EDT

Doctors Train Hair Stylists to Check for Cancer on Clients' Scalps

Doctors Train Hair Stylists to Check for Cancer on Clients' Scalps

A program called Heads Up! has doctors training salon workers to search for the signs of skin cancer on the scalp.

Friday, Aug 7, 2015 at 08:20 PM EDT

Residents Fight Downsizing of Laurel Hospital

Residents Fight Downsizing of Laurel Hospital

Neighbors are fighting the plan to downsize Laurel Hospital. Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins reports.

Friday, Aug 7, 2015 at 07:01 PM EDT

Kevin Hart Promotes Good Health on D.C. Visit

Kevin Hart Promotes Good Health on D.C. Visit

Kevin Hart spent Friday in D.C., but before his stand up set at Verizon Center, he spent most his day promoting health with a 5K run in Georgetown and a visit to Children’s Hospital. Zachary Kiesch reports.

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015 at 11:44 PM EDT

'Slapping' Treatment Gives Pain Patients Relief

'Slapping' Treatment Gives Pain Patients Relief

People suffering from pain say a treatment in which they are slapped, pushed and pulled by therapists gave them relief. A Maryland man tells how the technique reflexive pattern therapy helped him. News4's Doreen

Friday, Jul 31, 2015 at 09:58 PM EDT

Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it's the first time it has warned caregivers to stop using a product because of a cybersecurity risk. It comes at a time of rising concerns about breaches of products...

Sunday, Aug 2, 2015 at 10:39 PM EDT

Double Amputee Marine Completes Cross Country Journey

Double Amputee Marine Completes Cross Country Journey

A United States Marine—who lost both legs in combat—completed a journey across the country while hand-cycling to raise money to help injured Marines. Toran Gaal and his support van driver, Brian Riley,...

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 at 09:30 AM EDT

New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

Three more people have died of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in an outbreak that has claimed seven lives in total and hospitalized more than 60 people, the New York City Health Department said...

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 01:06 PM EDT

Maryland's 1st Medical Marijuana Clinic Is Open

Maryland's 1st Medical Marijuana Clinic Is Open

The first specialty clinic for medical marijuana opened in Annapolis in June and has seen more than 100 prospective patients -- even though the Maryland Medical Cannabis Program isn't expected to be operational...

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