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  • Howard hospital to hold family health and wellness fair

    Howard hospital to hold family health and wellness fair
    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....
  • City rolls out new Main Street incentives

    City rolls out new Main Street incentives
    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....
  • August Happenings in Aberdeen

    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...
  • The Catholic church on sex

    The Catholic church on sex
    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...
  • Md. leads way on breast-feeding

    Md. leads way on breast-feeding
    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...
  • Emancipation Day is Laurel's oldest community celebration [Old Town]

    Emancipation Day is Laurel's oldest community celebration [Old Town]
    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...
  • Medicare cuts for dialysis would be disastrous for people with kidney disease

    Medicare cuts for dialysis would be disastrous for people with kidney disease
    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...
  • Obesity can lead to liver disease

    Obesity can lead to liver disease
    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...
  • Clinic for homeless to expand at Franklin Square

    Clinic for homeless to expand at Franklin Square
    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...
  • Harford Health Department seeks to increase awareness of prostate health, cancer risk

    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...
  • State infant mortality rate reaches record low

    State infant mortality rate reaches record low
    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...
  • Hopkins Bayview to open health center aimed at Latino community

    Hopkins Bayview to open health center aimed at Latino community
    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 —...