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McDonnell To Deliver GOP Address, Health Care Law In Mind

Virginia's governor, Bob McDonnell, will deliver the weekly Republican address this weekend. The GOP says the selection of McDonnell was timed to the first anniversary of the nation's health care law.

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African-American Church Leaders Form Response To HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Some of the most respected African-American church leaders in Maryland and the District are coming together to craft a unified response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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Doctors Oppose Maryland Bill To Track Prescriptions

A prescription drug bill winding through the Maryland General Assembly is receiving push back from upset doctors.

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Maryland Reviews Case Of Olney Murder Suspect

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is reviewing the case of a man from Olney with a history of mental illness who was arrested Wednesday for shooting two people to death.

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Study Finds Uninsured In D.C. Have Higher Rates Of Precancerous Polyps

A D.C. program offering free colonoscopies to uninsured and under-insured residents reveals a greater rate of precancerous polyps than the national average.

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Debate Over What Pro-Life Counseling Centers Must Disclose To Clients

A federal judge has told Montgomery County, Md., it can't force pro-life counseling centers to tell clients to seek medical attention elsewhere. Later this week, the board will decide if it will appeal the ruling.

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Study: 1 In 3 Uninsured D.C. Residents Have Precancerous Polyps

Health officials in D.C. say a program offering free colonoscopies to uninsured and under-insured city residents found that nearly 1 in 3 patients had precancerous lesions -- a finding higher than the national average.

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Frederick County Nixes Cancer Cluster Claims

The Frederick County Department of Public health says its ongoing investigation into cancer rates near Fort Detrick, Md., still doesn't show a cancer cluster, but residents are quick to point out the limits of the investigation.

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