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In Arlington Free Clinic, Service Depends On Chance

People without health coverage in Northern Virginia gather each month at the Arlington Free Clinic for services. The demand is so high the clinic is being forced to conduct a lottery, and more and more patients are showing up each month.

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Maryland Panel Says Crib Bumper Pads Are Hazardous

A Maryland panel has recommended that crib bumper pads be declared a hazard.

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Lyme Disease Group Warns Of Rising Tick Population

The D.C. metro region is experiencing a spike in its tick population, and that could mean an increase in cases of a very troublesome disease.

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House Committee Reviews Conditions For Mentally, Physically Ill In Va.

Virginia fell under scrutiny from the Justice Department in February for conditions at its homes for the mentally and physically ill. The House Appropriations Committee heard about the state's progress in a meeting Monday.

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Langley Park Residents Seek More Mental Health Services

Residents of Langley Park, Md., are hoping that the coming year's budget will bring increased mental health services to the community.

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Virginia's Challenge To Obama Health Care Goes To Appeals Court

A federal appeals court in Virginia hears arguments Tuesday in the first legal challenge to President Obama's health care overhaul.

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