| May 2, 2012
| 11:53 AM
A man who allegedly robbed a pharmacy using a syringe and tried to rob a woman at an ATM has been arrested, according to the Howard County Police Department.
Benjamin Frederick Blessing, 52, of the 5200 block of Golden Sky Court in Columbia, is facing...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:11 AM
The Federal Trade Commission announced that CVS Caremark Corp. agreed to pay $5 million to settle a complaint that it misinformed seniors about the price of certain Medicare Part D prescription drugs sold through CVS and Walgreens pharmacies.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 5:45 AM
Pricing for prescription drugs definitely isn't transparent.
Pharmacies don't post lists of the costs for the medicines they dispense, and they can differ widely, so if it can pay to shop around.
This is important to consider whether or not you're using...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Move over, Aqua Net and tiers of tulle. For today's female promgoers, it's thermal heat protective hair products, pop idol-inspired curls, swanky dresses and spray tans.
Before local hair salons see their fair share of June brides, there is that period...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Online shoppers prefer Walmart to Target.
That's one of the findings of an index released today that scores the top 100 online retailers on customer satisfaction.
ForeSee's Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index based its analysis on nearly 21,000...
| Jul 31, 2011
As fair season approaches, a group of talented students from Glenelg High School are preparing for an annual tradition…running the fried dough stand!
Ever since I was a young kid, this stand has been one of my favorites at the Howard County Fair,...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
| Oct 14, 2009
With all the attention given to the slow pace of distribution of the swine flu vaccine, doctors and other providers are raising concerns about a shortage of vaccine for the other flu that is expected to slam the state and country this year.
| Oct 25, 2008
| 4:22 PM
Yesterday I saw an ad for Starbucks' Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate.Whoa. No, I didn't buy one (but only because it couldn't possibly taste as good as it sounded), but I fantasized about it for the rest of the day.Faithful readers know......
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:26 PM
A car crashed into the wall of the CVS Pharmacy in Hanover Township, Northampton County, on Monday afternoon, knocking a shelf into workers inside, police said.
Two cashiers were injured, Colonial Regional police said.
Kristen Tyrrell, 33, of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:42 AM
The arthritis pain drugs Duexis and Vimovo may not be covered by CVS Caremark or Express Scripts come January, drugmaker Horizon Pharma Inc. said in a filing Monday morning with the SEC.
Deerfield-based Horizon Pharma said it was verbally notified...
| Jul 29, 2014
ADT Chief Executive Naren Gursahaney was appointed to the board of directors of NextEra Energy, the parent of Florida Power & Light Co. said Friday.
Gursahaney has been president and CEO of The ADT Corp., a provider of electronic security...