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Maryland gets $1.4 million from CDC for its Zika response

Maryland, with 42 cases of the Zika virus, to get more federal money to track, prevent the Zika virus

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Study finds doctors do have favorite patients

Doctors had favorite patients but didn't play favorites, a Johns Hopkins study concludes

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Rash of break-ins hits city health clinic

A city health clinic was broken into a third time in two weeks last night, leaving city officials frustrated and employees of the facility unnerved.

No patient files or drugs were stolen during the incidents at Eastern Health Clinic, where foot patrols by private security and Baltimore police officers have been increased, said Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen.

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People with history of skin cancer still getting sunburned, study finds

You might think people with a history of nonmelanoma skin cancer would be extra cautious about protecting themselves from the sun.

But recent research by Johns Hopkins scientists found that they are getting risky sunburns at the same rate as those who have never had skin cancer.

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State Medicaid program limits access to a drug treatment, upsetting advocates

As heroin and other opioid-related overdose deaths continue to rise across Maryland, some who treat addiction are criticizing a move by the state to limit access to a drug treatment used by thousands of patients and considered effective.

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New scorecard ranks Baltimore in top third of cities for health

Health care improved across the U.S. in the three years ending in 2014, though progress was uneven around the country, according to a new scorecard released by the Commonwealth Fund.

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