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Advances in breast reconstruction after cancer

Advances in breast reconstruction after cancer 

New approaches give patients many options for life after mastectomy

Beating cancer and sexual dysfunction

Beating cancer and sexual dysfunction 

Breast Cancer Survivorship Program addresses unexpected side effects

First Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.: Here's why you don't need to panic

First Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.: Here's why you don't need to panic

With officials confirming the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States, and the first case diagnosed outside of Africa during this outbreak, some Americans continue to express fear that the deadly disease could spread in the United States.

More women request bilateral mastectomies

More women request bilateral mastectomies 

Johns Hopkins surgeon explains the trend and what happens after

Mystery ring at historical site could have been Charles Calvert's

Mystery ring at historical site could have been Charles Calvert's 

The tiny brass ring bearing the initials "CC" presents a mystery: Did it belong to Charles Calvert, the third Baron Baltimore? And can the...

MAVEN spacecraft and Indian orbiter deliver first images of Mars

MAVEN spacecraft and Indian orbiter deliver first images of Mars

Quick work! Just eight hours after entering Martian orbit Sunday, NASA’s MAVEN...

NASA mission enters Mars orbit to study where planet's atmosphere – and water – went

NASA mission enters Mars orbit to study where planet's atmosphere – and water – went 

A satellite that has been hurtling toward Mars for the past 10 months slammed on the brakes Sunday night, gliding into the red planet's...

Spinosaurus: A huge predatory dinosaur, built to swim

Spinosaurus: A huge predatory dinosaur, built to swim

Dinosaurs ruled the land for millions of years. Now scientists have discovered a fearsome...

MORE MARYLAND HEALTH NEWS

Up to 18, including school kids, monitored after contact with U.S. Ebola patient

Health experts were observing 12 to 18 people who were in contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the...

Chemoprevention a hard sell but breast cancer experts believe it doesn't have to be

If oncologist Larry Wickerham ruled the world, every woman would know her chances of getting breast cancer, and those at high risk would...

Clarksville boy raises awareness for rare eye disease

In a lot of ways, Clarksville resident and Pointers Run Elementary School student Sean Smole is your typical 6-year-old boy.

Health Professionals on the Move October

Click here to submit (large) photos and information for medical professionals who have recently been promoted, hired or honored.

Child dies of infection tied to Enterovirus D68, Rhode Island officials say

A Rhode Island child hospitalized with Enterovirus D68 has died of a bacterial infection, in what state public health officials described on...

Loss of smell may be predictor of death in older adults: study

(Reuters) - Being unable to smell bacon frying may be far more dire than simply missing out on one of life's pleasures. In older adults,...

Kids outfitted with new hands made on 3-D printers 

Johns Hopkins trauma surgeon Albert Chi gave a talk last year to families about advanced prosthetics that would someday benefit their...

Drug, medical device companies paid billions to U.S. physicians, hospitals in 2013: data

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals received $3.5 billion from pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers in...

Ebola patient comes to NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda 

An American doctor who contracted Ebola while volunteering to treat patients with the virus in Sierra Leone was admitted to the National...

Pepsi to launch naturally sweetened soda on Amazon, bypassing stores

NEW YORK — PepsiCo for the first time is introducing a product exclusively...

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