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Disadvantaged urban youth may be more likely to be problem gamblers

Disadvantaged urban youth may be more likely to be problem gamblers

Link found between gambling, other abuses among Baltimore's youth

Tooth decay in children

Tooth decay in children

University of Maryland pediatric dentist answers questions about preventing cavities in children

Photos: Transfat no-nos

Transfat no-nos [Pictures]

Every year, the Center for Science in the Public Interest reveals a restaurant or a list of manufactured goods that are less than healthy when it comes to the amount of transfats in edible fare.

Md. exchange enrolls nearly 329,000 in health plans

Md. exchange enrolls nearly 329,000 in health plans

Nearly 329,000 people have enrolled in insurance through the Maryland health exchange, officials reported Friday.

Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

In baseball, it turns out, making a perfect schedule can be as elusive as throwing a perfect game.

Rare <i> T. rex </i> rests its bones at Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History

Rare T. rex rests its bones at Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History

WASHINGTON -- After a grueling 48-hour drive from Montana, the capital's latest transplant -- a 38-foot long, 66 million-year-old ...

Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats

Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats

You know an unhealthy diet can make you fat, but new research suggests it can sap your motivation too.

How Earth got its tectonic plates

How Earth got its tectonic plates

If you've ever felt the earth shudder beneath your feet during an earthquake, you're no stranger to the effects of Earth's ever-roaming...

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Flavored cigars appeal to youth: study

Young people are smoking fewer cigarettes these days, but their cigar use is rising, which may partly be due to the popularity of flavored...

Glen Burnie waitress to donate kidney to 2-year-old boy

To see 2-year-old James Paglio of Fort Meade playing on the floor, his cherry-red cheeks glowing as he tows a toy truck behind a sofa, you'd...

Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young: study

Young, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their brains, with the drug altering regions of the mind related...

In a cloning first, scientists create stem cells from adults

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to...

Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and...

Increases in women's BMI linked to fetal, infant deaths, study says

As a woman’s body mass index rises before she is pregnant or early in pregnancy, there is an increased risk of fetal death, stillbirth...

Free samples of prescription drugs are costly to patients, study says

Free samples of prescription drugs may seem like a great deal for patients. But even when doctors think they’re doing patients a favor...

Kitchens could be sources of drug-resistant bacteria

Cutting boards used to prepare raw poultry may be an important source of drug-resistant bacteria in hospital kitchens and private homes,...

Mizeur would legalize physician-assisted suicide

Del. Heather R. Mizeur promised to push for a law allowing physician-assisted suicide in Maryland if elected governor.

New blood test may detect breast cancer spread

Johns Hopkins cancer researchers and collaborators around the country have developed a blood test that they believe can tell when breast...

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