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Doctors are more crunched for time than ever, and it is important to make every precious minute of an office visit count. Dr. Leana Wen has tips to make the most of that time and help ensure a proper diagnosis.
A tiny deer tick can do a lot of damage -- with just one bite, it can transmit Lyme disease, which may not become apparent for months or years.
The mosquito traps are out -- and West Nile surveillance season is underway in Maryland.
Washington, D.C., may also be the physical fitness capital of the nation.
Families with children on trips to Israel are debating whether to bring their traveler home and airlines are dropping change fees as the violence continues in the Gaza Strip.
Genetic research has led to all kinds of advances in treating cancer. And now it's showing great promise in beating the biggest killer in America -- cardiovascular disease.
Medical center makes training advances: 'When the mission is patients first, you don't try first on patients'
It's a new approach to medical training: A special high-tech center where doctors from around the region can learn new skills or improve their technique without touching an actual patient.
Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders are at a high risk of developing substance abuse problems later. And the American Academy of Pediatrics is out with additional guidance for doctors designed to help reverse that troubling trend.
For many people with sleep problems, this may be the toughest time of the year.
British researchers say there may be a link between high cholesterol and the risk of breast cancer.
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