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Medicare Program Helps People with Limited Income Pay for Meds

Making ends meet should not mean going without your medications.

Improved Medicare Plans, Steady Premiums Welcomed as Open Enrollment Begins

Fall is a wonderful time of year. Changing leaves. Cooler weather. It’s also the season for people with Medicare to review their current Medicare coverage, as Medicare Open Enrollment begins.

What Will You Find During Medicare Open Enrollment?

Your health needs change from year to year. And, your health plan may change the benefits and costs each year too. That's why it's important to review your Medicare choices each fall.

400 Unvaccinated P.G. County Students to be Barred from Class

About 400 students in Prince George's County will be unable to attend school when classes resume Wednesday after failing to get required vaccinations, county officials said.

Seeing a Bright Future with Eye Care

Your eye health is important to your overall well-being. There are many easy ways to keep your eyes healthy.

The Growing Burden of Diabetes

Next time you're looking around in a crowd, there is something you won't see that will be there — Type 2 diabetes.

Loss of Smell Could Predict Death for Elderly

Older adults who've lost their sense of smell could be at an increased risk of death within five years, according to a study involving more than 3,000 people ages 57 to 85.

Gala Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer in Women of African Descent

The African Women's Cancer Awareness Association recently hosted a gala to raise money for programs geared to increase awareness of breast cancer in women of African descent.

Dallas Nurse Free of Ebola, Will be Released from Md. Hospital

Nina Pham, a nurse who contracted Ebola while treating the nation's first diagnosed case, has been cured, officials for the National Institutes of Health announced Friday.

NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola: Report

A doctor in New York City who recently traveled to West Africa has tested positive for Ebola, CNN reported Thursday.

D.C. Health Officials Preparing for Ebola

Since Thomas Eric Duncan died of Ebola and two nurses who treated him contracted the disease, there's been a tug-of-war between health officials seeking to assure the public that the virus is under control on one hand and rising fear ...

Many Unaware of Obamacare's Upcoming Enrollment Period, Poll Finds

Obamacare begins its second enrollment period next month — problem is, no one seems to know about it.

Obama Names Ebola Czar

President Obama has selected former White House official Ron Klain as his Ebola response coordinator, the White House said Friday.

Nurse with Ebola to be Transferred to Maryland

The first nurse to contract the Ebola virus in the U.S. will be transferred to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, according to several reports Thursday.

Local Woman Shares Story of Domestic Violence

With Domestic Violence Awareness Month observed during October, officials at the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence said nearly 20 individuals per minute in the United States are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner, which equates to more than ...