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  • New year begins at Aberdeen Senior Center

    The new year of 2013 has begun! The festive holidays are a memory and new events are planned for January and the Senior Center in Aberdeen began its winter session on Wednesday. On Thursday, Jan. 3, there was blood pressure screening from 10 a.m....
  • Hospitals seeing large number of patients with flu symptoms

    Hospitals seeing large number of patients with flu symptoms
    Area hospitals are coping with a surge of patients with achy bodies, fevers and sore throats as the nation grapples with a flu season that has hit earlier and harder than usual. The flu virus is unpredictable, so no one knows when the outbreak will...
  • Fixing Oliver

    Fixing Oliver
    There's no magic bullet that will suddenly solve all the problems in a community like Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, not even the small army of city officials who descended on the East Baltimore community this week. But the effort is still worth it if...
  • Invest wisely in early childhood

    Invest wisely in early childhood
    As we struggle through the fifth year of recession, facing budget cuts, austerity and now the sequester, it may be a good time to re-evaluate our national priorities. Last year, the Reach Out and Read program that distributes books to low-income...
  • Americans better off without milk subsidy

    A frequent bugaboo of the fiscal cliff debacle was the "milk cliff" — the threat of milk price doubling if Congress failed to extend dairy subsidies. Parents were expected to forgo other necessities because their children "had to have milk."...
  • 300 Baltimore medical students learn their professional fate on 'Match Day'

    300 Baltimore medical students learn their professional fate on 'Match Day'
    Vernissia Tam gulped down half a glass of champagne at noon Friday and prepared to scream. She was about to find out what kind of doctor she would become, and where she would train. "No peeking," a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine official...
  • Shortchanging the children

    Shortchanging the children
    America's children seem to be shortchanged on almost every issue we face as a society. Not only are we failing to protect our children from deranged people wielding semi-automatic guns, we're not protecting them from poverty. The rate of child poverty...
  • Letter: Curbing sugar could increase life expectancy of children

    Did you know that experts predict our children will be the first generation to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents? You ask, why? Today, children drink more sugar-sweetened beverages than their parents, as children. Too much sugar in the...
  • Don't equate crime with mental illness

    I am grateful to Mark Komrad for his expert commentary related to persuading a troubled loved one or friend into professional mental health treatment and The Sun for publishing it ("Helping them to get help," Dec. 19). I would like to emphasize a point...
  • Open enrollment is here for many workers

    Open enrollment is here for many workers
    You might not have received your open enrollment package yet, but you probably know what to expect: Higher premiums. More out-of-pocket costs. Enticements to participate in wellness programs. This may be the last predictable open-enrollment season....
  • Aberdeen: Senior Center busy in November

    November is a busy month for the Aberdeen Senior Activity Center. Today (Friday) starts out early with a Quilting Workshop from 9 until noon. This workshop is held every Friday. The men will hold their Discussion Group from 10 until 11 a.m. Then, from...
  • Wellness blog serves as voice of hospital, library wellness partnership

    Wellness blog serves as voice of hospital, library wellness partnership
    Jean Pfefferkorn, a Howard County Public Library staff member, posted an online item about a week ago on seasonal affective disorder, which carries symptoms ranging from increased appetite to suicidal thoughts. Dr. George Groman, a cardiologist at Johns...