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  • Community health worker helps lower barriers in sickle cell treatment

    Community health worker helps lower barriers in sickle cell treatment
    Sharon Johnson is not a physician or scientific researcher. She has never been trained as a nurse. Her most recent prior occupation was as office manager in a dental practice. Yet colleagues say she's a bundle of compassion, a quick study and a genius at...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Watermelon TO THE FACE

     
    Here's Bucky on last night's Amazing Race premiere! Take it away, Bucky, and thanks again!Welcome to the 17th season of the Emmy award-winning (but not this year, for some inexplicable reason) competitive reality show, “The Amazing Race.” I am...
  • 'Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution:' Attack of the killer tomato?

     
    Guest blogger Amanda here:I'm back with more observations and recaps from episode two of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," in which Oliver's back for more punishment dished out by Los Angeles administrators.--When the episode begins, the earnest Oliver is...
  • Obama impersonator makes racial jokes about Bachmann, Romney, Cain

    Obama impersonator makes racial jokes about Bachmann, Romney, Cain
    A couple weeks back, Obama impersonator Reggie Brown was given the boot from a Republican conference after he apparently offended organizers by using racial humor.  On HBO this weekend, liberal comedian Bill Maher contended that Brown's act was halted...
  • Catonsville man to descend from hotel to raise money for National Kidney Foundation of Maryland

    Catonsville man to descend from hotel to raise money for National Kidney Foundation of Maryland
    A fear of heights usually keeps Billy Stapleton grounded. Only once in the past dozen years has the Catonsville resident ever flown on an airplane and that caused the same reaction he usually has when he confronts his fear: his body temperature rose...
  • WellDoc set to raise $5M to expand mobile apps

    Health care technology company WellDoc Inc. is close to raising $5 million from individual investors that will allow it to expand its mobile applications for disease management. WellDoc, based in Baltimore, developed a mobile phone-based application that...
  • Maryland group to tackle health disparities

    The state has assembled a work group of top health professionals to come up with ways to reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic groups, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown announced Thursday. The seven-member panel, to be headed by Dr. E. Albert Reece,...
  • Maryland needs to reduce health disparities

    Over the last 40 years, Maryland and the entire country have seen groundbreaking advances in the fields of medicine and health care. We have developed life-sustaining treatments for previously fatal diseases, including many types of cancer, HIV, and...
  • Dirty trucks in port targeted

    Dirty trucks in port targeted
    With more than a million miles on the road, Armand Patella's 19-year-old Ford 9000 truck has seen better days. But he's hung onto it, because new trucks aren't cheap. Patella, the head of Picorp trucking service on East Lombard Street, still uses the...
  • Vietnamese refugee opens Jacksonville podiatry practice

    Vietnamese refugee opens Jacksonville podiatry practice
    Jacksonville's newest doctor is Linh Nguyen who opened Family Foot and Ankle Care in Paper Mill Village Shopping Center this spring. Nguyen offers treatments for a range of foot, ankle and leg problems at her new office and she performs surgeries at St....
  • Support groups around Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Thursday, 7-9 p.m. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients or those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn about the disease, what to expect and how to cope. The Bain...
  • How to treat minor animal bites, scratches

    How to treat minor animal bites, scratches
    Animal bites can be serious. They can injure the skin and bones and joints, and the damage could have lasting impacts. Dr. Tanveer Giaibi, chief of emergency medicine at Northwest Hospitals, answers questions about the dangers of and treatments for all...