| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. The latest post is from Debra Schulze.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Most Americans with health insurance will be guaranteed access to mental health services, including for depression and alcoholism, equal to medical and surgical treatment under long-delayed rules issued Friday by the Obama administration. But the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Karen L. Swartz, an expert on adolescent depression, will speak Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the Roland Park Country School at 7:30 pm.
Swartz is the founder and program director of the Johns Hopkins University Adolescent Depression Awareness Program. She will...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Miriam Carey, a 34 year-old dental hygienist, created a media frenzy last week when she was shot and killed by Capitol police after ramming a White House barricade in her car while her one-year-old daughter was in the back seat. Why did she do it? What...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:39 AM
The old adage is that the happiest time of the year for moms and dads is the day the yellow bus takes their darlings off for their first day of school. It's not altogether true in my house (which felt too quiet by mid-morning yesterday), though I'll admit...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 3:28 PM
My 12-year-old German shepherd passed away three weeks ago, leaving me and my 7-year-old beagle, Chloe, very sad. Chloe has seemed very quiet and reserved since my other dog died, sleeping more than usual and not seeming interested in eating or walks like...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:34 PM
The father a 19-year-old fatally shot on Saturday by a Harford County Sheriff's Office deputy said Monday that based on what police and others have described about his son's actions in the hour or so before the shooting, "there's no doubt" he had taken...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
When Jonathon Scott Fuqua was 13 years old, he and his older brother put on their swimming trunks and went surfing during a Florida hurricane.
The wind bent the palm trees rimming the Gulf of Mexico nearly double, like boomerangs. The teens were...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:21 AM
In February, Severn native Toni Braxton said she was ready to retire from music to focus on acting. Even though the 45-year-old singer has sold more than 60 million records worldwide and has six Grammy Awards on her shelf, Braxton was "a little depressed"...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Seth Beckman's family and friends acknowledged he made a bad decision the night of Aug. 17, part of a chain of events that ended with him losing his life after a fatal confrontation with a Harford County Sheriff's deputy, but they made it clear during his...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A couple of months ago, Vermont passed historic legislation, the Patient Choice and Control at End of Life Act, sometimes known as aid-in-dying, or death with dignity. It was the first state in the nation to enact such a law legislatively instead of by...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:27 PM
A diabetes educator leads a program offering suggestions on how to make nutrition and exercise changes to help achieve weight loss, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes. The program will be held from 2 p....