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Hopkins to open multidisciplinary center focused on Zika

Johns Hopkins Medicine plans to open what officials say will be the world's first multidisciplinary center focused on Zika and allowing infected patients to get care and researchers to investigate the virus in one place.

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Maryland boy who got double hand transplant can throw a football, write with pencil, do other routine tasks

Zion Harvey once dreamed of throwing a football like Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco.

But it was just a dream for the Owings Mills boy whose hands and feet were amputated at age 2 after a sepsis infection caused him to develop gangrene.

Today, not only can Zion hurl a football, but he recently pitched a baseball over home plate at an Orioles game.

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Chase Brexton files complaint against labor union

The board of directors at Chase Brexton Health Care has asked the National Labor Relations Board to postpone a vote by employees seeking to join a union.

The move is the latest volley in an increasingly acrimonious labor dispute between the leadership of the chain of community health care centers and its employees and even its own supervisors.

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For some companies, Zika means business

When Maryland health officials began planning a defense against Zika months ago, one of the first calls was to Summit Chemical Co. for supplies of a long-acting larvicide to stop virus-carrying mosquitoes from breeding in standing water.

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Maryland's first case of West Nile virus reported

State health officials say Western Maryland residents infected with West Nile Virus

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Extreme obesity linked to larger risk for heart failure, not heart disease

Hopkins study can't explain why the morbidly obese are more than twice as likely to have heart failure

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