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Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 03:10 PM EDT

Another Awful Allergy Season?

Another Awful Allergy Season?

Allergy season is nearly here, and this year could be particularly tough due to all the snow we've had. Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg said the snow means dampness...

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 02:56 PM EDT

Poison Center Calls About Kids Hit 1.3 Million: Report

Poison Center Calls About Kids Hit 1.3 Million: Report

Poison centers across the country get more than 1,100 calls everyday that relate to children poisoned by medicine, a new report said.

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 06:35 AM EDT

Teens, Toddlers More At-Risk for Medical Poisonings

Teens, Toddlers More At-Risk for Medical Poisonings

Small children and teens are more likely to be the victims of unintentional medicine poisoning, according to a new report.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 07:11 PM EDT

Scoliosis Solution: New Treatment Helps Avoid Operations

Scoliosis Solution: New Treatment Helps Avoid Operations

Doreen Gentzler has details on this "magic" device that's helping kids with scoliosis live better lives.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 06:20 PM EDT

11 Million at Risk in Premera Blue Cross Hack

11 Million at Risk in Premera Blue Cross Hack

Health insurer Premera Blue Cross said on Tuesday that a major cyberattack on its systems may have exposed the personal or medical data of as many as 11 million people, NBC News reported.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 12:21 PM EDT

WATCH: Bodybuilding Mom Fights MS

WATCH: Bodybuilding Mom Fights MS

Working out often isn't something you would expect from a person who has Multiple Sclerosis, but for Wendy Bordewisch, Evolutions Gym in Annapolis, Md. is often a home away from home.

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 02:44 PM EDT

Ebola Patient in Critical Condition at NIH

Ebola Patient in Critical Condition at NIH

The condition of an American healthcare worker infected with Ebola has been changed from serious to critical, hospital officials announced Monday.

Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 at 03:10 PM EDT

Youth in Rural Areas Have Higher Suicide Rate, Study Says

Youth in Rural Areas Have Higher Suicide Rate, Study Says

A new Ohio State University study has found that adolescents and young adults living in rural areas are more likely to commit suicide than those in cities. The study analyzed suicides among people ages 10 to 24...

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 12:04 AM EDT

Blue Bell Recalls Ice Cream Treats Over Listeria Risk

Blue Bell Recalls Ice Cream Treats Over Listeria Risk

The FDA issued a consumer advisory about some Texas-made Blue Bell ice cream products Friday, after three patients who had eaten the ice cream in a Kansas hospital died of a foodborne illness. The illnesses...

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 12:40 PM EDT

Getting Your Beach Body Ready

Getting Your Beach Body Ready

Ever heard the saying "summer bodies are made in the winter"? Well, winter's just about over -- so it's time to get moving! Charissa Mobley from Local Motion Studio in Alexandria shares some moves to make...

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