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Dr. Roberta DeBiasi, chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children's National Medical Center, says there is no need for panic over the threat of tuberculosis now that classes are beginning again.
Put the words hospital and food together and most of us cringe. But a group of health care providers is trying to change all that, and they are doing it for a very good cause.
Too many kids are sleep deprived, and the start of a new school year only makes matters worse.
A local town is trying to carve out an identity in the midst of suburban sprawl -- and it's doing it by selling itself as a dining destination.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says excessive drinking is costing the nation billions. And the highest tab per person is in Washington, D.C.
There is help for consumers looking for the most foot-friendly shoes.
Heading back to school should be exciting for students, not harmful to their health. But a common school supply is causing some serious damage.
Internal memos obtained by USA Today show that operating room hours have been cut, mental health beds reduced and routine appointments delayed.
Here's one big item that should be at the top of any family's back-to-school checklist: making sure the kids have all their required shots.
For select breast cancer patients, there is now an alternative to the traditional six weeks of radiation therapy and its accompanying side effects. The chief of breast surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital calls it a "big advance."
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