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U.S. sending 50 experts to West Africa to fight 'most complex' Ebola outbreak

The United States plans to send 50 health experts to West Africa to help contain the Ebola outbreak that has left hundreds of people dead in three countries.

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.

Incontinence: 5 myths about the sudden urge to 'go'

Even though urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans and there are many treatment options to improve symptoms, talking about the often unexpected and always urgent need "to go" is still taboo, even with your doctor.

The ABCs of healthy eating for kids

Establishing healthy eating habits is an important part of keeping children well this summer and during the school year, but getting children to eat healthy food can be a challenge.

Straight-up talk about testosterone

It’s almost impossible to turn on the TV or open a newspaper (or website) without hearing about testosterone deficiency in men.

Smell test may help detect Alzheimer's

In the future, a test of your sense of smell may help doctors predict your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to new research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week.

Concussions a greater problem for black youth

Despite the flurry of news about NFL lawsuits over concussions, the problem affects far more athletes at the high school and junior high school level, according to the federal government statistics.

How to use a stability ball safely

In some cases working out on the floor is not an option for certain Divas in certain circumstances; but never fear…the STABILITY ball is here.

Postpartum depression: One mom's mission becomes a movement

After Katherine Stone's first child, a son, was born 12 years ago, she immediately felt "super anxious."

DIY plastic surgery leads to horrific injuries

She's not gonna make it. We give her 24 hours.

Childhood vaccines are safe. Seriously.

Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.

AACO provides free HIV Testing at local barbershops on June 27

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will offer free testing for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, on National HIV Testing Day, Friday, June 27, 2014.

CDC study says asthma on decline

The latest statistics from the city’s Health Department shows that Baltimore leads the state in asthma mortality with 34 deaths per one million people. Charm City also has the highest pediatric asthma hospitalization rate in Maryland and one of the ...

Tony Gwynn and a habit all too common in baseball

Padres fans remember Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn's hitting prowess: 3,141 hits, a .338 batting average and an intense focus at the plate.

Marylanders reminded to stay safe in hot weather

As temperatures in Maryland start heating up, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) reminds Marylanders to take the necessary precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses.