| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I read two letters in The Sun that involve mental health and hope that Maryland will join other states with common sense laws to address severe mental illness, thus closing the revolving door between jail and hospital ("Dealing with trauma like WMAR...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:19 PM
How far can state officials go in blocking public access to records showing how Maryland farms are doing at reducing their pollution of the Chesapeake Bay?
That's the question the state's top court is weighing after recent oral arguments in Annapolis....
| May 28, 2014
| 1:00 PM
My row of Leyland cypresses suffered terrible winter burn this year. Will fertilizer help them recover faster? A couple of them look dead. Is that possible?
Some Leyland cypresses were killed by this severe winter or are still in the process of dying...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:01 PM
The Chesapeake Bay's health remained steady overall last year, despite heavy rains that normally flush pollution into its waters, University of Maryland scientists reported Friday. Declines in Eastern Shore rivers, however, indicated problems with...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:27 PM
How can I save pollinators like honeybees and still use pesticides when I need them?
Some pesticides, such as horticultural oil or soap, are effective and have low impact on beneficial insects. Call the Home and Garden Information Center for tips on...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Biotechnology company MedImmune said Tuesday it has expanded a bioresearch collaboration it started with the University of System of Maryland.
The Gaithersburg company, a development arm of AstraZeneca, started the partnership with the University of...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:05 PM
It wasn't all that many years ago that someone wanting to get rid of unused pain medication had no place to turn.
Pharmacies aren't equipped to dispose of medications dispensed that are no longer needed. Police agencies had no way to get rid of any...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Drugs continue to be Harford County's biggest crime-related problem, and legalizing any of them would only make things worse, Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane said earlier this week.
Bane told the County Council at a budget review session Tuesday...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:02 AM
Tricia Lige remembers the first thought she had in 2005 when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis: "I'm going to end up in a wheelchair for the rest of my life."
Now, nine years later, the Knettishall resident will be walking with her entire family...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Local medical professionals will gather with members of Baltimore's gay community later this month to discuss a new medical treatment that involves HIV-negative patients taking a daily pill to avoid becoming infected.
The April 28 forum, hosted by the...
| Apr 8, 2014
Here are some of the issues senators and delegates considered during the 2014 Maryland General Assembly session. To become law, bills passed by the legislature must be signed by the governor.
The Assembly approved Gov. Martin O'Malley's...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has placed its name in lights over the Inner Harbor, a mark of the Indian drug manufacturer's growing presence since the company located its U.S. headquarters in Baltimore more than a decade ago.
Lupin, which today sells...