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  • GOP's Harris takes on health care policy

    GOP's Harris takes on health care policy
    Three years after touting his medical background as he campaigned for Congress, Rep. Andy Harris is emerging as a top spokesman in opposition to Obamacare — and taking on other health policy issues as well. For Harris, a Baltimore County...
  • Some jobs are meant for government [Letter]

    Some jobs are meant for government [Letter]
    The most unfortunate aspect of the disastrous Affordable Care Act rollout is the black eye it's given to big government ("White House to revive Obamacare PR push," Dec. 3). It will be more fashionable than ever among politicians of all stripes to decry...
  • Greyhound bus assailant yelled that he had AIDS, police say

    Greyhound bus assailant yelled that he had AIDS, police say
    A man pulled out a knife as he returned from the bathroom on a Greyhound bus late Thursday and stabbed a woman, yelling that he had AIDS as he exited the Washington-bound vehicle, police said. The trip had departed from Atlantic City, N.J. and was...
  • End the senseless syringe funding ban [Commentary]

    End the senseless syringe funding ban [Commentary]
    News that Congress reached a budget deal has been met with glee by D.C. pundits, but there is an unresolved issue on the minds of many in the Maryland medical community — will they see sense and lift the ban on federal funding for Syringe Services...
  • Lifting ban on federal funding of syringe programs would save lives and tax dollars [Letter]

    I would like to underscore Chris Beyrer's recent commentary calling for lifting the U.S. ban on use of federal funds for syringe services programs, or SSPs ("End the senseless syringe funding ban," Dec. 11). SSPs benefit our communities by preventing...
  • Legalized pot would not sink U.S. [Letter]

    Legalized pot would not sink U.S. [Letter]
    This letter is in response to the letter from Edward Davenport who wrote about how his personal knowledge regarding decreased productivity of workers in America proves that legalizing marijuana will cause the destruction of the United States ("...
  • UM clinic offers compassionate dental care to HIV/AIDS patients

    UM clinic offers compassionate dental care to HIV/AIDS patients
    When his private dentist passed away, Henry Yeakel quickly searched for a new dental home. While some might have thumbed through a phone book to find the closest provider, Yeakel didn't have that luxury. He needed a dentist who could cater to his unique...
  • Raise the tobacco purchase age to 21 [Commentary]

    Raise the tobacco purchase age to 21 [Commentary]
    Maryland lawmakers on Monday introduced a bill to restrict the sale of tobacco products in the state to those age 21 and older instead of the current age of 18. If passed, that would make Maryland the strictest state in the nation when it comes to...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Flu shots The Department of Health is...
  • Stories from the heart

    Stories from the heart
    For Anne Efron, this Valentine's Day is about more than boxes of chocolate and long-stemmed roses. This year, the holiday is truly a celebration of the heart. The one that's beating in her chest. In late January of last year, Efron, a project...
  • George picks former Frederick alderwoman as running mate

    George picks former Frederick alderwoman as running mate
    Del. Ron George said Tuesday that he has selected former Frederick Alderman Shelley Aloi as his running mate in his bid for the Republican nomination for governor. George, a two-term legislator from Anne Arundel County, presented Aloi as his choice...
  • As health insurance kicks in, other issues may arise

    As health insurance kicks in, other issues may arise
    Nearly four years after it was signed and after months of uncertainty, President Barack Obama's landmark bid to guarantee Americans health security takes full effect Wednesday when the Affordable Care Act begins delivering health coverage to millions of...