| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Only people with high cholesterol and a significant risk of heart attack and stroke would be put on statins, under new guidelines released Tuesday by a panel of experts overseen by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:18 PM
So many Americans experience dangerous fluctuations in heartbeat that about 400,000 times a year a device is implanted in their chests to keep a normal rhythm.
But the defibrillators that send a life-saving electric buzz through the heart can be so...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:51 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health, the not-for-profit company that owns and operates Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace and the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, has announced seven people have joined the firm's board of directors.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:29 PM
As the Nurse Coordinator and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Coordinator for Harford County Public Schools, I want to thank and commend the team who responded to our emergency at C. Milton Wright High School. Members of the community,...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Athena Kan, a sophomore at River Hill High School, did not have to look very far to learn the values of volunteering.
Her parents, Kenny and Henrietta, are largely responsible for Athena's volunteering spirit. The family has participated in American...
| Jun 7, 2013
Look good, feel better
This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and suggestions...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Students, parents and teachers at Arbutus Elementary School spent the final day of May in a frenzy of fun as they celebrated the 25th annual Goofy Games.
Friday's noncompetitive field day was started by Arbutus physical education teacher Connie Lemon in...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:25 PM
In Howard County, Dennis Lane was an iconic individual, his friend Paul Skalny said Friday. So it's fitting that a celebration of the life and legacy of the Howard County blogger takes place at an equally iconic Columbia landmark: Merriweather Post...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:09 PM
The United Way of Central Maryland will provide nearly $3 million in community grants intended to provide financial stability to families, quality education to children and healthy alternatives to individuals, the organization said this week.
In all, 71...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:31 PM
On April 18, representatives of Prince George's County Department of Public Works and Transportation conducted a briefing on planned improvements to the intersection of Muirkirk Road at Odell Road and Cedarbrook Lane in South Laurel. Project Manager...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Tower Federal Credit Union held its sixth annual Employee Appreciation Day and Casual for Kids Day fundraiser Sept. 19 at its Laurel headquarters.
Tower employees, dressed causally in jeans, sneakers and their favorite sports team shirt, enjoyed a...