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D.C. Council to listen to testimony on the city's preparedness for Ebola.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

3 Hospitals Designated for Md. Ebola Patients

Maryland officials say anyone who’s diagnosed with Ebola in the state would be treated at one of three hospitals — one of them in Washington — if a federal facility is not available.

10/23/2014

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O’Malley to Discuss Reducing Unnecessary Hospital Visits

Maryland officials are scheduled to talk about new programs to reduce unnecessary hospital visits.

08/06/2014

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Johns Hopkins Hospital, Union Reach Tentative Labor Pact

Johns Hopkins Hospital has reached a tentative labor agreement with a union representing about 2,000 workers at the medical institution.

07/08/2014

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Lawmakers Urge Medicare Coverage For Cancer Test

More than 130 lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to expand coverage for a lung-cancer test under Medicare that could cost the program billions, calling the preventative screening important for vulnerable seniors.

06/17/2014

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Man Charged With Indecent Exposure Outside Frederick Hospital

A man has been charged with indecent exposure after Frederick police say an officer saw him masturbating in a park outside Frederick Memorial Hospital.

06/01/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

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Baltimore Police Reviewing Hospital Call Policy After Teen’s Death

Baltimore Police is reviewing its policy on responding to calls at hospitals in the wake of a teen patient’s death days after he was stunned during a struggle with officers.

05/22/2014

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Kids Get Codeine in ER Despite Risks, Guidelines

Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.

04/21/2014

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D.C. Mayor Proposes New Hospital East of Anacostia

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray wants to build a new, $300 million hospital to replace the city-owned hospital east of the Anacostia River.

03/26/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder delivers a speech at the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm, Sweden, on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: Bertil Enevag Ericson/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Released From Hospital After Feeling Faint, Short of Breath

Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized for several hours Thursday after experiencing faintness and shortness of breath at work, the Justice Department said.

02/27/2014

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