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New Bird Flu Found in U.S. Duck

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:18pm
A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for a strain of H5N1 bird flu.






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Bird Flu Found in U.S. Duck

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:59pm
A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for H5N1 bird flu.






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Researchers Discover Cause of Facial Birthmark

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:49pm
Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome, often associated with facial birthmarks, which means new trials and new hope for sufferers. WBAL's Megan Pringle reports.






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Flu's Still an Epidemic, Kills 11 More Children

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:33pm
The headlines may all be about the California measles outbreak, but influenza is still causing its annual epidemic of misery, federal data shows.






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How Long Can a Flu Strain Haunt Us For?

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:54pm
Flu strains don't just disappear with a change in season.






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First Ebola Vaccines Head to Liberia

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:13am
The first Ebola vaccines will be shipped to West Africa Friday, loaded aboard a commercial flight from Brussels, Belgium, to Liberia.






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Bird Flu Found in US Duck

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:57pm
A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for H5N1 bird flu.






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Pill-Popping Mommas: 'Many' Pregnant Women Use Opioids

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:26pm
Many women are taking prescription painkillers before realizing they're pregnant, endangering their unborn babies, health officials warned Thursday.






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Get Vaccinated or Stay Out of Disneyland: Officials

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:38pm
It may be the happiest place on Earth, but California health officials are warning people to stay away from Disneyland unless they're vaccinated.






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US Ready to Test Ebola Vaccines in West Africa

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 6:14pm
The first vaccines and drugs to fight Ebola are just about ready to be rolled out for real-life testing in West Africa.






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Why You Should Laugh Your Way Through Childbirth

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:35pm
Women looking for pain relief while giving birth are getting a new option that may remind them of the dentist's office.






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Woman Finds Relief With Magnetic Bead Implant

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:58am
A new procedure — a magnetic string of beads implanted in the esophagus — is helping people with severe reflux. Early results look promising.






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6 Reasons Why Doctors Are So Afraid of Measles

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:56am
Measles is one of the most infectious diseases known to humanity. Now, it's spread in Disneyland, a theme park visited by millions who could have spread it back home.






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Mastectomies On The Rise

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 7:25pm
Study finds that more women are choosing mastectomies after early cancer detection. Megan Pringle reports.






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'Shock' Finding: Memory has Rewind Button

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 7:20pm
Research has shed new on how human memory works - and suggests there could be a good way to improve peoples' memories.






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E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes, Study Finds

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:51pm
A known human carcinogen is buried in the vaporized liquid of popular electronic or e-cigarettes, a new report has found.






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Have You Had Your Measles Shot? You May Need Another

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:54pm
The Disneyland-related measles outbreak is growing with 59 confirmed cases in California. Doctors say some immunized adults are susceptible.






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Measles Outbreak Growing - and Immunized Adults Are at Risk

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:54pm
The measles outbreak is growing with 59 confirmed cases in California, and doctors say some immunized adults are susceptible.






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BPA Not Hurting People, European Regulators Say

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:50pm
The controversial chemical BPA may be everywhere, but it's probably not hurting anyone, European food safety regulators said Wednesday.






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Mom of Unvaccinated Teen Fires Back at Critics

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:14am
The mother of an unvaccinated but healthy teenager explains why her daughter was never immunized against the virus.






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