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Doctor Explains Why You Should Avoid Thanksgiving, Christmas Gatherings: 'Not Worth The Risk'Dr. Mallika Marshall warns against large family gatherings this year due to the risk of spreading COVID-19.
The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones.
How Can I Safely BBQ With Friends, Family This Summer? Answers To Common Coronavirus Questions From Dr. Dave HnidaDr. Dave Hnida answers common questions about staying safe from coronavirus this summer while still enjoying the warm weather and company of friends.
How Safe Is Going On Vacation? Summer Coronavirus Questions Answered By Dr. Max GomezWith coronavirus limitations easing and summer in full swing, Dr. Max Gomez answers questions about safety while vacationing and enjoying outdoor activities.
Does Heat, Sun Kill Coronavirus? Frequently Asked Summertime Questions About COVID-19 Answered By Dr. Mallika MarshallDr. Mallika Marshall, a practicing physician, answers common questions about coronavirus safety this summer at the pool, the beach and out and about.
Researchers Developing Device That Could Detect COVID-19 Using Your SmartphoneWhat started as a device to help detect a Zika virus could become be programmed to identify COVID-19 instead, say researchers in Utah.
Baltimore, DC Among America's Filthiest CitiesBaltimore is among the nation's filthiest cities.
Baltimore-Washington Area Gets Failing Grade For Air QualityBaltimore and Anne Arundel counties received a failing grade in the annual State of the Air report. 
'I Just Try My Hardest' | 10-Year-Old Maryland Girl Born Without Hands Wins Handwriting ContestA Frederick girl, born without hands, is overcoming obstacles and excelling at school.
Frederick Man Charged After Allegedly Transferring HIV To Women He Met OnlineA Frederick man was charged after he allegedly had sex with multiple woman while he knew he was HIV positive.
Nationwide Shortage Of School Nurses Also Putting Maryland Students Lives At RiskOnly three out of five schools across the country have full-time school nurses often forcing school administrators, with no medical training, to step in.
Climate Change Linked To More Seasonal Allergies In The U.S., Study SaysClimate change may be the cause of more spring allergies reported across the U.S., a new study shows.