| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2013
Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes in April. Classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Register in advance online at http://...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Congratulations to River Hill High student Dylan Cincotta on taking second place in the Biological Science category of the recent Baltimore Science Fair.
Dylan's project title was "Possibility of Human Homologue of Yeast Mitochondrial Fission Protein,...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 2:16 PM
A new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher says the popular anti-smoking drug Chantix significantly increases the risk for a heart attack or other serious heart problem in healthy, middle-aged smokers.
Dr. Sonal Singh, the study's lead author, is...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:33 PM
It was 1985, and Gordon Tomaselli had graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California at San Francisco. He was at a Boston hospital, interviewing for a possible fellowship, when he got the...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Mindy Athas weighs in on sugar.
The term sugar is used for a...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on eggs....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on Omega-3 fatty acids.
Over the past few years there has been a lot of hype over Omega-3 fatty acids. They are said to help...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:53 AM
News that a popular prescription medication that helps smokers kick the habit may carry an increased risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular problems shouldn't discourage tobacco users from trying to quit. The long-term health benefits of quitting...