| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Bernice Brooks has lived in Laurel's predominantly African-American Grove community for 92 years, and one of the highlights for her while growing up and as an adult has always been Laurel's Emancipation Day, the annual celebration of the freeing of...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:50 AM
More than 1 million men and women in Maryland have one thing in common: They are enrolled in Medicare or Tricare. These programs provide seniors, the disabled and military families the coverage they need to remain healthy and to access the care when...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:45 PM
It was excellent that readers could see that experts say smoothies and fruit drinks could sabotage their healthy diets ("Debate swirls over juicing," Sept. 5). Doctors have known this for years.
I've told hundreds of patients that I have a pound of...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:37 AM
It was hard for Arthur Jones not to think the worst.
His family had endured so many significant medical issues, from his sister, Carmen, dying of brain cancer before her 18th birthday to his mother, Camille, losing her sight from diabetes, to his...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Dr. Adam Kushner agreed to go to Syria last month to help in any way he was needed. And when the Baltimore surgeon got there, the work was waiting for him.
In the hours before he arrived at a small hospital in the northern province of Aleppo, a nearby...
| Sep 5, 2013
These groups meet regularly.
Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Spring may have officially arrived in late March, but Mother Nature found fit to continue some cold and dreary weather for us.
But now, we are looking at a new month of happenings to cheer the Aberdeen Senior Center. The spring flowers have already...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The first ever "Fun Buns" class at the VFW Post 8185 finished up its eight-week course Saturday, but instructor Cindi Lamb Wiley will begin a new "Energy Class" on Monday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. again at the Port Deposit VFW, 520 Susquehanna River Road....
| Mar 29, 2013
Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes in April. Classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Register in advance online at http://...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
In his 14 years of providing free eye exams for the homeless and volunteering at the Helping Up Mission, Dr. Anthony Kameen had never seen a situation like that of 47-year-old Anthony Curtis.
Curtis was like many men at the Baltimore shelter —...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In regard to the 7-year-old boy suspended from second grade for nibbling a breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun ("The smoking pastry," March 7), we must immediately ban pastries from the schools. They cause diabetes and obesity, and that kills 300,000...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Everything I knew about how to behave in a hospital I learned from watching "ER." At the fictional County General Hospital, the most helpful thing a family member could do was stay out of the way. So when my husband was in the ER, I even moved my chair...