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One thing is for certain when it comes to the flu: If you have it, someone gave it to you.
The flu season this year has been a deadly one, with 18 children who have already died from influenza-related illness since its beginning.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there has been another death in Maryland from fungal meningitis related to recalled medications.
So far, the Washington area is in the midst of a normal flu season. But if national trends hold, that is likely to change. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that the 2012- 2013 flu season is hitting early and hard. And widespread outbreaks are already being reported in several states.
Married couples in the U.S. are divorcing at higher rate than ever before.
Dulles International is one of five major airports with designated smoking areas. A study released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found air pollution is five times higher in airports with inside smoking areas compared to those that are smoke- free.
The shift change from the Bush national security team to the Obama national security team was no laughing matter.
Over 10,000 communities across the country are continuing the campaign to crack down on drunken driving.
A preliminary study of a series of suicides involving Delaware teenagers earlier this year found that many of those who killed themselves had multiple risk factors, a federal health official said Thursday.
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Spring break is well underway with all its tales of partying and binge drinking. But it turns out the biggest bingers are folks who came of age a long time ago.