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Baltimore Area Hospital Announces Top Baby Names for 2014

One area hospital says many new names made its top ten list of the most popular baby names of 2014, but the top spots went to names that already proved popular in past years.

02/18/2015

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Va. Governor to Spend a Second Night in the Hospital

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is spending a second night in a Richmond hospital as he recovers from complications stemming from a horse-riding accident in Africa.

01/20/2015

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80-Year-Old Woman Dead After Being Burned in House Fire

Prince George’s County Firefighters say an 80-year-old woman died after being burned in a fire in her home.

01/03/2015

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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.

11/26/2014

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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