| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Howard County General Hospital will hold a free Family Health and Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, in the parking lot of the Medical Pavilion at Howard County, which is adjacent to the hospital at 10710 Charter Drive in Columbia....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Even though past programs designed to get more business owners to move to the Historic Main Street District have garnered little interest, city officials are not giving up on offering incentives in an attempt to spark a revitalization of the corridor....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The summer is growing older, and activities are beginning to pick up in and around Aberdeen.
The 449ers of Aberdeen High School will have a reunion meeting at the Aberdeen Room Museum on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. Serving on the committee are...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
To paraphrase his own words, reader Sheldon Laskin displays stunning ignorance of the position of the Catholic Church on sex ("Pope's comments on gays are less significant than they appear," Aug. 2).
Yes, the Catholic Church insists that the sexual...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:26 AM
For the past 21 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland, recognizing the importance of breast-feeding for both personal and public health, has annually expanded this to declare August Maryland Breastfeeding...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:47 PM
St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 601 Eighth St., is preparing for the community's annual Emancipation Day celebration. The daylong observance is set for Saturday, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. till dusk at Emancipation Park, Eighth and West streets. The...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing a 10 percent cut to the Medicare payment for dialysis — a proposed reduction that is ill-advised, to say the least ("Medicare cuts hit dialysis hard," July 15).
Dangerous would be a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:06 AM
You don't have to be a heavy drinker to suffer from liver problems. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has become the most common chronic liver disease in all developed countries, including the United States, says Dr. Srinevas K. Reddy, assistant...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:47 PM
J.T. Barker sometimes lives in the woods near Veterans Park in Dundalk and at other times sleeps in the shadows of an industrial park.
On a recent hot and muggy day, the 43-year-old homeless man found a little relief in the air conditioning at the Health...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:55 AM
September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and with prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men in the United States, the Harford County Health Department urges men to consider the facts about prostate cancer and the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Antoine Dow was working at his barbershop in Druid Heights two years ago when a woman came in and asked if he knew how to correctly put his baby down to sleep.
Turns out he didn't. He had laid his first son on his stomach, and planned to do the same...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:42 AM
As the Hispanic community in Baltimore boomed in the last decade, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center responded by adding health programs to meet the population's unique needs.
Now the East Baltimore center is bringing all its past efforts —...