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For years, PreventionWorks on Benning Road was the only place in Washington that offered clean syringes to drug addicts, but it will close its doors next week.
Montgomery County, Md., is launching a Web site that tracks public health indicators and trends.
The District's Department of Health is investigating a suspected case of tuberculosis.
The city took control of the struggling United Medical Center last spring after years of financial trouble.
As the Virginia attorney general's challenge to the nation's health care law is continuing to make its way through the judicial system, Ken Cuccinelli is taking his argument to Congress as well.
House Republicans say they're looking to save money any and everywhere. One proposal calls for cutting the budget of the National Institutes of Health.
The D.C. Department of Health is planning to look into why less than 8 percent of sixth- and seventh-grade girls in D.C. Public Schools are completing the series of Human Papiloma Virus vaccine shots.
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