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Rawlings-Blake, 'Today' show to host health fair Saturday

Rawlings-Blake, 'Today' show to host health fair Saturday

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will host a fair to encourage healthy habits Saturday afternoon in collaboration with NBC's 'Today' show.

Judge approves $190 million settlement in Dr. Nikita Levy case

Judge approves $190 million settlement in Dr. Nikita Levy case 

A Baltimore judge on Friday approved a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Medicine and patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and filmed women during exams — a ruling that victims' attorneys praised as a step in their clients' healing from a traumatic betrayal.

Jobs in health care [Pictures]

Jobs in health care [Pictures]

A sleep technician and clinical coordinator describe their careers.

Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus

Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus 

As an unusual strain of virus continues its march across the country — showing up most recently in Pennsylvania and Virginia — health officials in Maryland are warning doctors to be on the lookout and advising parents to prepare.

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...

Scientists discover 3 new mammals that lived alongside dinosaurs

Scientists discover 3 new mammals that lived alongside dinosaurs

In rocky outcroppings near a cornfield in northern China, paleontologists have unearthed three species of squirrel-like mammals that lived...

Canadians discover wreck of 19th-century ship that may have fought in Battle of Baltimore

Canadians discover wreck of 19th-century ship that may have fought in Battle of Baltimore 

A Royal Navy ship whose "bombs bursting in air" inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner" two centuries ago may have...

Meet the genes in the beans of your coffee

Meet the genes in the beans of your coffee

Wake up and smell the genome.

MORE MARYLAND HEALTH NEWS

Are microbeads in toothpaste dangerous? Yes, to the environment

After a blog post by a dental hygienist raised alarm about microbeads in toothpaste, Crest announced that it was planning to stop putting...

Columbia grandmother powerlifts her way to international recognition 

Caryn Daniel on her way to compete in the Czech Republic

Hospitals focus on preparedness as risk of Ebola spread increases 

As health officials fail to contain West Africa's Ebola outbreak, recent scares at two Baltimore-area hospitals highlight the need for...

Carroll hospital will not hire smokers

Carroll Hospital Center

OB group's advisory against water births sparks backlash

Belinda Haschke-Green did not plan to give birth in the water. She thought she would use the tub at a birth center in O'Fallon, Mo.,...

Households with kids ate less junk food in 2012 than '07, report says

American families with kids bought 101 fewer calories per person per day in packaged foods in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to an...

Two cases of Legionnaires' disease linked to Econo Lodge in Ocean City

Two people who stayed at an Econo Lodge in northern Ocean City this summer have tested positive for Legionnaires' disease and low levels...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare, difficult cancer

- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has a very rare and difficult type of cancerous tumor, his doctor said on Wednesday, adding he would start ...

Looking Out: CDC launches campaign encouraging HIV treatment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants the American public to understand that HIV-positive people who receive treatment live...

Risks of twins, triplets may prompt IVF patients to opt for singletons

A new study bolsters the argument that fertility doctors should transfer just one embryo at a time when they are trying to help women give...

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