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Baltimore-Based Research Centers Are Working Toward Eliminating Malaria

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 24, 2017 4:13pm

There are seven research spots around the world that have the high designation of International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research. Baltimore-based universities have two of them, and both just received new grants to keep the work of stopping the disease going. Read More →

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Register Your Team Now for The First Annual Civic Works Amazing Race!

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 12:45pm

 

The Amazing Race will take place on Friday, May 12, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in Clifton Park, and at Clifton Mansion (2701 Saint Lo. Drive, Baltimore, MD 21213). The day’s activities will be followed by an awards ceremony and Baltimore’s Biggest Outdoor Happy Hour which lasts until 8:00 p.m. with music, food trucks and fun with your friends, family, and colleagues. Read More →

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Healthy Tips for Older Women

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 10, 2017 11:30am

With Mother’s Day next month, it’s time to start thinking about women, particularly about women’s health. Today, aging successfully is in focus more than ever, and it’s become apparent that there are some health risks that are more common in women than men. Read More →

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$56 Million Ambulatory Care Center Approved for University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 8:43am

Artist’s rendering via UMMC/CR Goodman Associates

The University of Maryland Medical Center and School of Medicine are building a $56 million ambulatory care center on the medical center’s Midtown Campus.

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Health Commissioner Leana Wen is Troubled by Republicans’ Planned Obamacare Replacement

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 07, 2017 2:08pm

Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen has some serious concerns with Republican lawmakers’ proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act.

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Michael Phelps Called to Testify Before Congress in Anti-Doping Hearing

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 4:16pm

Still via NBC

Lawmakers are very interested in what the now-retired Baltimore Bullet has to say about doping in international sports.

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Hopkins Study: Same-Sex Marriage Laws Associated with Drop in Teen Suicide Attempts

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 9:37am

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Could the legalization of same-sex marriage have helped to reduce suicide attempts by U.S. high schoolers? A new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School suggests so.

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Home Care vs. Assisted Living: Which is the Right Choice?

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 11:30am

For many people, getting older presents unique challenges, and facing it often means decreased mobility and independence. Read More →

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20,000 Now Trained to Use Naloxone to Reverse Overdoses, Says City Health Dept.

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 03, 2017 4:32pm

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City Health Commissioner Leana Wen is doing everything in her power to fend off a boom in opioid abuse around Baltimore. This week, her department announced it had achieved a new milestone with one of her chief strategies.

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‘I’ll Have A Burger, Fries and a Large Fluorinated Chemical, Please’

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 02, 2017 1:45pm

Is “food-non-stickage” worth the health issues?

A bunch of smart scientists sampled 400 fast food wrappers and boxes and found that many of the big fast food chains have used unhealthy fluorinated chemicals in their packaging. The group published its findings in Environmental Science & Technology Letters. Their conclusion helps to explain how we all have “fluorinated chemicals” in our blood. Read More →

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