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Doctors think increased use of mobile devices by children is causing a growing number of cases of nearsightedness.
The days are shorter, the temperatures are colder and we can all run low on our Vitamin D.
With $68 million in federal grants the Montgomery County Department of Transportation hopes the plan will improve pedestrian access among the National Institutes of Health, Metro and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
A committee of breast cancer researchers recently published a list of recommendations for ways to expand funding and breast cancer studies on possible causes of the disease. Scientists, government officials and advocates are now trying to find ways to implement them.
Avoiding the common cold or flu this winter season may be easier than previously thought.
When faced with the option of chocolate cake or pumpkin pie this holiday season, go with the pie. Find out why.
The federal government is pledging $5 million toward a military medical researcher's work on a dual vaccine to treat heroin addiction and prevent infection with the AIDS virus.
While clinical drug trials aim to help people suffering from cancer, heart disease and other illnesses, the tests also produce an economic windfall for Maryland.
The University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins University have received a $3.3 million grant for brain cancer research.
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