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Kapil Katyal, Senior Engineer Robotics & Autonomous Systems at John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory demonstrates a robotic hand and arm that responds to brain impulses seen April 22, 2014 during a briefing on DARPA sponsored  inventions at the Pentagon.  In the version seen here, the robotic hand/arm(L) mimics his real hand(R) that is wearing a sensor glove. (Photo credit: read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Paralyzed Man Uses His Thoughts to Control a Robotic Arm

A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a...

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DC & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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VIDEO: Michelle Obama Releases Video Showing Her Workout Routine

Michelle Obama releases a video showing her workout routine as part of her #GimmeFive challenge.

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Study: Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Make People Fail Drug Test

A new study finds that exposure to secondhand marijuana smoke under severely unventilated conditions can lead to detectable levels of the drug in urine or blood.

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65-Year-Old Becomes Oldest Woman In Israel To Give Birth Following IVF Treatment

A 65-year-old became the oldest woman in Israel to have a baby.

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New Blood Tests, Liquid Biopsies, May Transform Cancer Care

A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care.

Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.  (Getty Images)

New Blood Tests, Liquid Biopsies, May Transform Cancer Care

A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care.

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Baltimore Co. Health Dept. Expands TB Investigation

The Baltimore County Department of Health announced Monday it is expanding its tuberculosis investigation within the Catonsville High School community following a confirmed case last month.

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Listeria Found In Blue Bell Ice Cream Plant In 2013

Blue Bell ice cream had evidence of listeria bacteria in its Oklahoma manufacturing plant as far back as March 2013, a government investigation found. The Texas-based company continued to ship ice cream produced in that plant after what the Food and Drug Administration says was inadequate cleaning.

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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?