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A respiratory illness that has infected more than 1,000 children in the U.S. could become a bigger national problem, according to doctors.
Thousands of deaths each year are linked to drowsy driving. Now, researchers are doing something about it.
Saturday is National Prescription Drug "Take-Back" Day. Locations around the country will be accepting expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
Getting a good night's sleep is so important, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls "insufficient" sleep a public health epidemic. New technology may be part of the problem.
The partial shutdown of the federal government may be over, but the health effects are likely to linger.
No fun in the sun for Montgomery County's pooches. The Recreation Department is canceling its popular Pooch Pool Party due to the spread of dog influenza.
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.
Keeping your hands clean is one of the most important things you can do to to combat the spread of disease. Some people use alcohol-based hand sanitizers; others swear by old-fashioned soap and water.
A simple test can detect early signs of heart disease, but insurance does not not cover it. The chief of cardiology at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital calls it "a mammogram for the heart."
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