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Judge to weigh fairness of NFL concussion deal

Judge to weigh fairness of NFL concussion dealThe NFL's potential $1 billion plan to compensate retired players for brain trauma could soon close the chapter on a troubled era of league concussion management.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Money

Introducing the Scough: An accessory to prevent colds and flu

Introducing the Scough: An accessory to prevent colds and fluCreators of an accessory called the Scough claim its a "germ and pollution filtering scarf."
  • Money
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Health

Health officials investigate illness at U.Va.

Health officials investigate illness at U.Va.State health officials are investigating an illness that sickened more than a dozen University of Virginia students.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
News

Pope Francis to meet with kids with autism to end stigma

Pope Francis to meet with kids with autism to end stigmaPope Francis will meet with autistic children and their families in a bid to help raise awareness and end the stigma and isolation of people living with those challenges.
  • News
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Martin Salia

Md. Dr. Martin Salia dies after being treated for Ebola

Md. Dr. Martin Salia dies after being treated for EbolaThe family of Dr. Martin Salia said they are grieving and have asked for privacy.
  • Martin Salia
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Potomac

Tuberculosis confirmed at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill

Tuberculosis confirmed at Potomac High School in Oxon HillAn individual at Potomac High School has been diagnosed with tuberculosis.
  • Potomac
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Health

Family: Doctor with Ebola who has ties to Md. is a hero

Family: Doctor with Ebola who has ties to Md. is a heroA doctor with Ebola heading to the US for treatment has ties to Maryland.
  • Health
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
College Park

31 cases of viral meningitis at University of Maryland

31 cases of viral meningitis at University of MarylandThere have been 31 confirmed or suspected cases of viral meningitis among University of Maryland students.
  • College Park
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Local

US troops returning from Africa head to isolation in Virginia

US troops returning from Africa head to isolation in VirginiaThe Pentagon says about 80 troops returning from the Ebola mission in West Africa will arrive Thursday.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Local

Rape survivors getting billed for medical services

Rape survivors getting billed for medical servicesFederal law prohibits sexual assault survivors from being billed for the forensic collection of evidence.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Ebola

Death toll in Ebola outbreak passes 5,000

Death toll in Ebola outbreak passes 5,000The World Health Organization says the number of Ebola deaths has passed 5,000.
  • Ebola
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Life

What could have led Robin Williams to suicide?

What could have led Robin Williams to suicide?"Diffuse Lewy body dementia," reads the first line in the summary of the forensic evaluation of the brain.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation

N.Y. doctor, free of Ebola, discharged from hospital

N.Y. doctor, free of Ebola, discharged from hospitalCraig Spencer, a New York doctor whose hospitalization for Ebola stirred fears of its potential spread, is Ebola free.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Florida woman survives 45 minutes with no pulse

Florida woman survives 45 minutes with no pulseA south Florida mother is home and tending to her new infant less than a month after surviving without a pulse for 45 minutes.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Toddler almost dies from nearly unheard-of allergy

Toddler almost dies from nearly unheard-of allergyA two-and-a-half-year-old Pennsylvania girl did something unremarkable while at a Walmart—and it almost killed her.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Health law faces higher bar in 2nd sign-up season

Health law faces higher bar in 2nd sign-up seasonMore than possible computer woes lurk as HealthCare.gov's second open enrollment season begins Nov. 15.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

Hundreds of kids harmed by detergent 'pods:' Study

Hundreds of kids harmed by detergent 'pods:' StudyAccidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets landed more than 700 children in the hospital in just two years
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Your blood type may predict health risks

Your blood type may predict health risksA series of new studies found connections between blood type and health problems.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health Alert

Experts look for ways to treat 'Chemo Brain'

Experts look for ways to treat 'Chemo Brain'The decline from "Chemo Brain" can start 6 months after chemotherapy treatments.
  • Health Alert
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Life

Jerry Seinfeld: I'm on the autism 'spectrum'

Jerry Seinfeld: I'm on the autism 'spectrum'Jerry Seinfeld is known for joking around, but he's serious when he's talking about autism.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Features

How Leah Still eased one father's pain

How Leah Still eased one father's painThe NFL is the last place I would ever have expected to find a shred of comfort on the most difficult anniversary of all.
  • Features
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Nation's first soda tax is passed

Nation's first soda tax is passedBerkeley, Calif., became the first U.S. city to pass a law taxing sugary drinks including sodas.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
High School Sports

Woodson football team raises breast cancer awareness

Woodson football team raises breast cancer awarenessH.D. Woodson's football coach lost his mother to breast cancer. See how his team raises awareness to fight the disease.
  • High School Sports
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
News

Ladies Night to be held at Inova Imaging Center in Va.

Ladies Night to be held at Inova Imaging Center in Va.It's an evening of lectures about breast cancer and women's health at Inova Imaging Center - Mark Center.
  • News
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Showdown imminent over nurse's quarantine in Maine

Showdown imminent over nurse's quarantine in MaineState officials were seeking a court order to detain Kaci Hickox for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola that ends on Nov. 10.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

President Obama & Ebola workers speak at White House

President Obama & Ebola workers speak at White HousePresident Obama welcomed American health care workers battling Ebola to the White House Wednesday afternoon.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Ebola

Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troopsDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days.
  • Ebola
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health Alert

Worst foods for your health

Worst foods for your healthWant to eat healthier? Then stay away from foods high in calories, sodium, saturated fat, white flour and sugar.
  • Health Alert
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

Nurse who had Ebola to make statement on discharge

Nurse who had Ebola to make statement on dischargeA Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will attend a news conference discussing her discharge from an Atlanta hospital after tests showed she's virus-free.
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Ebola virus concerns: Who can quarantine?

Ebola virus concerns: Who can quarantine?New York and New Jersey require quarantine for anyone who interacted with Ebola patients. New federal guidelines require only monitoring and travel restrictions,
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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