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Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 06:37 PM EDT

Five Ways Music Is Good for Your Health

Five Ways Music Is Good for Your Health

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, talks about the five best ways music is good for your body From the benefits of singing to increasing your memory and...

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 05:35 PM EDT

Dirty Air From Global Trade Kills at Home and Abroad

Dirty Air From Global Trade Kills at Home and Abroad

A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home. More than 750,000 people...

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 07:07 PM EDT

Drug Overdose Is Leading Cause of Premature Death

Drug Overdose Is Leading Cause of Premature Death

New numbers released Wednesday show drug overdoses are causing premature deaths across the country.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 01:29 PM EDT

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk. The Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus late...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 11:43 PM EDT

Mom Tells Son's Story in Fight for NIH Funding

Mom Tells Son's Story in Fight for NIH Funding

Pediatric cancer research is one of the least funded and proposed budget cuts to NIH will deplete it even more. A family whose child died from pediatric cancer is testifying on Capitol Hill Wednesday, March 29...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 07:02 PM EDT

States Push to Protect Birth Control Despite Failed GOP Bill

States Push to Protect Birth Control Despite Failed GOP Bill

Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 08:54 AM EDT

José Olé Taquitos Recalled for Possible Rubber, Plastic

José Olé Taquitos Recalled for Possible Rubber, Plastic

Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. is recalling more than 35,000 pounds of frozen "José Olé" taquito products that may be contaminated with rubber and plastic, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:12 PM EDT

‘I Am Still Alive’: Apartment Explosion Survivor Recovering

‘I Am Still Alive’: Apartment Explosion Survivor Recovering

Seven months after a devastating explosion at a Maryland apartment, one survivor’s recovery continues with help from the community and a local hospital.

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 03:43 AM EDT

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The Republican health plan designed to replace...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 03:10 AM EDT

Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School

Robot Allows Boy With Degenerative Disease to Go to School

Despite a degenerative disease that makes going to school a life-threatening situation, a 3-year-old Maryland boy attends classes every day thanks to technology.

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