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Md. recommends better screening of organ donors

Maryland health officials are recommending better screening of potential organ donors in response to a patient who died of rabies after receiving a kidney from an infected donor.

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 01:56pm EDT

Tags: organ donors,

Is climate change affecting your health?

Wind, heat, rain, snow and severe storms have long been blamed for interruptions to the nation's overall infrastructure, but federal and state officials are more carefully studying changing weather patterns as a direct threat to human health.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 08:32am EDT

Tags: climate change, weather, extreme weather, CDC, Health, Rachel Nania

Precautions urged against West Nile virus

Public health officials are urging Maryland residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites to prevent infection with the West Nile virus.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 05:53am EDT

Tags: West Nile virus, mosquitoes,

Intensity of flu-like illnesses still high in Maryland

The flu strain that has been making many sick in Maryland and around the country may be peaking, but that doesn't mean it's time to cease precautions and skip the flu shot.

Monday - 01/28/2013, 02:00pm EST

Tags: flu,