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Health Dept. Trying To Get Americans Signed Up For Obamacare At Malls

The Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through...

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DC & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.

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New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything

Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.

The abnormality affects the hippocampus, the part of the brain closely linked to breathing, heart rate and body temperature. (Photo Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Study: Over 40 Percent Of Infants Who Died From SIDS Had Brain Abnormality

The abnormality affects the hippocampus, the part of the brain closely linked to breathing, heart rate and body temperature.

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U-Md. Ebola Vaccine Study Progresses

The University of Maryland School of Medicine says it has administered an experimental Ebola vaccine to 20 volunteers in Baltimore.

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Does Hunching Over Smartphones Hurt Our Spines?

According to one study, people spend an average of 2-4 hours a day hunched over their smartphones, which puts a lot of stress on the spine.

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Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male Homosexuality

A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove it.

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Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or Younger

There’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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