Health & Fitness

More than 1 In 10 People Have Missed Their Second Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/24 3:42P Health – CBS Baltimore
(CNN) A growing number of people now more than one in 10 have missed their second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in the United States, a cause for concern as the more transmissible Delta variant gains a foothold. As of June 16, about 88% of those...

CDC Says Heart Issues Related To Covid-19 Vaccine Are Very Rare

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/24 10:35A Health – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WJZ) The CDC reports the second dose of the COVID 19 vaccine is having heart issues in some patients. Most are men, between the ages of 12-30 and doctors say the condition is extremely rare, often correcting itself without treatment....

Baltimore County Summer Lunch Program Starts Next Week

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/24 9:42A Health – CBS Baltimore
TOWSON, Md. (WJZ)   Baltimore County Schools announced Thursday that its summer lunch program starts Monday, June 28. Free summer meals are provided to anyone under 18 through the program. The meals will be provided Monday to Friday, but in...

US Births Fell During The Pandemic, CDC Data shows

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/23 2:49P Health – CBS Baltimore
(CNN) The number of births in the United States fell by 4% last year, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the pandemic may have presented the perfect storm for accelerated declines. It s the...

Elkton Grandmother Virginia Woerner Among Latest $40K VaxCash Winners

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/23 12:25P Health – CBS Baltimore
ELKTON, Md. (WJZ) Virginia Woerner of Elkton is among the latest $40,000 winners in Maryland s $2 million VaxCash promotion after getting her Covid-19 vaccine in April. The 73-year-old grandmother said she was surprised when a Maryland Department...

Drinking Coffee Of Any Type Cuts Risk For Liver Problems, Study Says

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/23 2:44A Health – CBS Baltimore
(CNN) Drinking up to three or four cups of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee a day reduces your risk of developing and dying from chronic liver diseases, a new study found. Coffee drinkers were 21% less likely to develop chronic liver disease,...

You Should Talk About Puberty With Kids Way Before It’s Here

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/22 4:12A Health – CBS Baltimore
(CNN) When my oldest child turned 11, I figured it was time to talk birds and bees and bodily changes, and purchased a couple of books that friends had recommended. When I tried to read the books with her, or get her to read them herself, or...

COVID-19 In Maryland: Zero Deaths Reported For Second Day In A Row

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/21 6:10A Health – CBS Baltimore
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) —  Maryland reported 40 new COVID-19 cases and zero deaths Monday as over 73% of all adults in Maryland have now received one dose of the vaccine. It s the second day in a row when no deaths were reported. More than 3.25...

GBMC Hosts Annual Father’s Day 5K Race

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/20 2:57P Health – CBS Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WJZ) Families braced the heat and laced up their sneakers to celebrate Father s Day at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. GBMC hosted their  33rd Annual Father s Day 5K.  The festivities included a traditional 5K race and a 1-mile walk....

Blood Donations Needed As US Faces Severe Shortage, Red Cross Says

CBS Baltimore (Health) 6/19 1:18P Health – CBS Baltimore
COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) There is a severe blood shortage in Maryland and across the nation, and donors are needed. The organization said that as the pandemic ends, hospitals are responding to an abnormally high number of traumas, ER visits and...
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