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  • Poor infection control likely led to infections in medspas, study says

    Poor infection control likely led to infections in medspas, study says
    An outbreak of group A Streptococcus infections at weight loss clinics in Maryland and Delaware in 2012 was probably caused by poor infection control practices on the part of the staff, according to a new study. All of the patients — including a...
  • Baltimore County forensic artist helps give a face to African slave history

    Baltimore County forensic artist helps give a face to African slave history
    Archaeologist Julie Schablitsky has stared at many relics unearthed from Maryland's landscape. Rarely, she says, has one stared back. But that happened Friday at a sprawling farm in rural Charles County that holds the graves of 23 people who are...
  • Boutique hotel The Ivy to have modern American restaurant

    Boutique hotel The Ivy to have modern American restaurant
    The Ivy Hotel, the “boutique urban resort” under development in Mid-Town Belvedere, will have a modern American restaurant named Magdalena. The Ivy will occupy the massive Gilded Age brownstone at Calvert and Biddle streets that was built as...
  • Lorde gets the royal treatment at Baltimore nail salon

    Lorde gets the royal treatment at Baltimore nail salon
    International pop star Lorde was busy performing at the Preakness this weekend, but before she did she squeezed in a late night nail treatment — thanks to an unsuspecting Baltimore salon owner. "The mgr of the nail salon I just visited stayed open...
  • Rawlings-Blake, Batts stroll to show safe harbor

    Rawlings-Blake, Batts stroll to show safe harbor
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts walked from Howard Street to the Inner Harbor on Wednesday night to promote safety in the city's downtown area. Escorted by several police cars, the group meandered from The...
  • 5 summer skin tips from the experts

    5 summer skin tips from the experts
    Dr. Lisa R. Ginn and Dr. Robert Weiss, both board-certified dermatologists, offer some advice for skin care: Sun protection. Using both sunscreen and protective clothing such as hats is key. "Sunscreens don't have to be expensive," says Ginn, but the...
  • Show your glow: tips for summer skin care

    Show your glow: tips for summer skin care
    Summertime is skin time. And whether you plan to bare a little or a lot this season, it simply won't do to hit the beach and barbecues with parched, ashy, reddened or rough skin. And those aren't the only problems caused by winter's chill. Dr. Robert...
  • Maryland Live casino plans hotel, spa

    Maryland Live casino plans hotel, spa
    The owners of Maryland Live casino in Arundel Mills have started planning a roughly $200 million hotel and spa, betting on a successful pairing of hospitality and gambling that goes back to the early days of legalized casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic...
  • TheraPearl to sell products at Target

    TheraPearl to sell products at Target
    If your back aches or your ankle swells, managers of a Columbia-based company want you to forgo the ice pack and grab a TheraPearl instead. The maker of therapeutic pearl-filled packs that can be chilled in the freezer or heated in the microwave want...
  • Five Places to Recharge in Howard County

    Everybody needs to recharge their batteries once in a while — to get away, slow down, take a few deep breaths. But not everybody wants to do it the same way. Some want to be pampered in luxury. Others would rather wander through wooded trails....
  • Veteran teacher and principal honored as Baltimore County's best

    Veteran teacher and principal honored as Baltimore County's best
    Even after 31 years, Gunpowder Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Anne Cross feels like her career is just beginning. Cross, who has taught at the school in Perry Hall since 1991, was recognized by Baltimore County school officials as the 2014-2015...
  • Death of former Dumbarton Middle teacher underscores power of his legacy [Letter]

    His name was Richard Di Stefano, but for the hundreds of us who trained at Dumbarton Barbell, he was known simply as "Mr. D." The Dumbarton Barbell Club was his baby, started in a basement room (once a designated fallout shelter) of Dumbarton Middle...