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  • State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising

    State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Wednesday he has filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline, LLC for falsely saying three of its diabetes drugs were better than others on the market. The company also withheld data that showed the drugs...
  • Preconception Health recognized during April

    During April, the Harford County Health Department highlights the importance of healthy habits before pregnancy with a Show Your Love campaign. Show Your Love is a new, national campaign developed by the Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative...
  • Howard County should keep soft drinks out of its schools [Letter]

    As a Foreign Service family who lived for six years in Central America, where no soda was allowed on our children's school campus, we were very surprised to discover that the highly rated Howard County schools still sell soda in vending machines. Soft...
  • Reunion of the blue and the gray planned [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Civil War reunion From a Times article headlined "The Blue and the Gray" — "The fiftieth anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg will be celebrated July 3rd and 4th and will be one of the most important celebrations of the 20th...
  • Boys' Latin basketball standout overcomes heartbreak

    Boys' Latin basketball standout overcomes heartbreak
    Before Brendan Fields arrived at Boys' Latin last summer, the Lakers' basketball team was at the bottom of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference. But that almost seems inconsequential in the context of where Fields was, and...
  • You don't have to suffer from constipation

    You don't have to suffer from constipation
    Constipation hits everybody at some point. The uncomfortable condition can be caused by many things, including a bad diet and dehydration. Dr. Vaibhav A. Parekh, director of Medstar Harbor Primary Care, talks about how to prevent and treat constipation,...
  • Men's store is new addition to Charity's Closet [North Laurel/Savage]

    Charity's Closet is expanding! The clothing re-saler has been so successful that it is now going to have Phil N. Thropy, a men's store, as well as Charity's Closet, which will become just for women. Clothing is just $5 an item. The store also needs...
  • Reining in a neighborhood nuisance

    For years, Baltimore officials felt they could do little more than throw up their hands in frustration over the archipelago of small liquor stores that blight many of the city's poorest neighborhoods. Local residents complain the businesses are magnets...
  • Colorado defensive lineman Will Pericak visited Ravens, Chargers, Chiefs, sources say

    Colorado defensive lineman Will Pericak visited Ravens, Chargers, Chiefs, sources say
    University of Colorado defensive lineman Will Pericak has visited the Ravens, Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers, according to sources. Pericak is a 6-foot-4, 296-pound four-year starter and an All-Pac-12 honorable-mention selection. He ran...
  • Carol G. Hjortsberg, educator

    Carol G. Hjortsberg, educator
    Carol G. Hjortsberg, former head of Grace Episcopal Day School and author of a history of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, died March 27 from complications of diabetes at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 69. "Carol was very...
  • Little-known disease gastroparesis affects millions [Senior Circles]

    In November 2012, while putting together a Share Your Blessings listing, I talked to a woman who runs a nonprofit that helps teen mothers. I learned that she had been ill for a year with gastroparesis. She said it took a while to diagnose. I had never...
  • Gaiman, Kinsella, Koontz among releases to look forward to

    Gaiman, Kinsella, Koontz among releases to look forward to
    It's not too early to start compiling your summer reading list. Here are some recommendations, courtesy of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, with publication dates. Fiction Sophie Kinsella, "Wedding Night": An unlikely romance involves a pair desperate to...