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Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life

Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life

Maryland Half Marathon and 5K is May 10.

Nearly 7 in 10 Americans say health plans should cover birth control

Nearly 7 in 10 Americans say health plans should cover birth control

Among the various provisions of the Affordable Care Act, few are as controversial as the one requiring health insurance providers to include coverage for contraception. A new survey finds that support for this rule is widespread, with 69% of Americans in favor of the mandate.

30 years ago: Robert Gallo discovers the cause of AIDS

Retro Baltimore: Robert Gallo discovers the cause of AIDS

A look back at the discovery 30 years ago

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

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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Tooth decay in children

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

Migraine disorder comes with its own set of clues to preventing pain

Starting in her 30s, Barbara Schulties began suffering from debilitating headaches, which she describes as "someone taking a hot poker to my...

Baltimore County Council to consider measure to improve physical fitness in county

Encouraged by a constituent who is also a chiropractor for the Ravens, 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk has proposed legislation to...

High-fat diets linked to some types of breast cancer

Women who eat a lot of fat, particularly saturated fat, may be at higher risk of certain types of breast cancer, new research suggests.

Narrowed carotid artery also a risk for slow thinking, not just stroke

When oxygenated blood needs to squeeze through a narrowed space to get to the brain -- a condition called asymptomatic carotid stenosis --...

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...

Health department to host rabies vaccination clinics

Harford County Health Department will sponsor a series of rabies vaccination clinics later this month and early next month for dogs, cats...

Frequently asked questions about Medicare

Since 1966, residents 65 or older have been able to sign up for Medicare, the federal government's health plan for seniors. But there are...

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...

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