| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
This year's flu season got off to an early start, and public health officials are asking people to get their vaccinations to ward off a serious outbreak.
State health officials announced the first confirmed case Oct. 3: a child in the Washington suburbs....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:52 PM
We finally live in a world of widespread concussion awareness, and for that 17-year-old Abby Cahalan will give thanks on Thursday.
She learned about postconcussion syndrome the hard way — one pounding headache and dizzy spell at a time — and...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:53 PM
This week's episode of "The Walking Dead" was especially quotey but not especially bitey.
Lots of characters dropped pearls of eloquent wisdom, but not many characters were bitten by zombies. Of course, that's not as big of a deal anymore, because...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Scientists with the University of Maryland School of Medicine are helping to test a vaccine to fight a lethal strain of bird flu that has killed 44 people in China.
The H7N9 strain has not yet been found in the United States, but the medical school's...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:45 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – When the Orioles acquired right-hander Scott Feldman from the Chicago Cubs in early July, the rationale was obvious.
Team management believed Feldman, who pitched for the Texas Rangers in the 2011 postseason, would help...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:07 PM
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued an Annapolis medical practice, alleging that a pregnant receptionist was discriminated against and fired.
The complaint, filed in Baltimore's U.S. District Court on Thursday, alleges that a...
| Oct 2, 2013
The fall season is getting of to a fast start!
At the Aberdeen Senior Center, the Diabetes Support Group met Tuesday, Oct. 1. The retired nurses were there to give valuable information and diet suggestions.
It's flu shot time again folks, and the Senior...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:33 AM
"How many different kinds of disgusting do you have to be to boo a man who volunteered to fight and die for you?" -- Will McAvoy
"Willie Pete," the third episode of "The Newsroom's" second season, opened with a Will McAvoy rave-out during a comment...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:24 PM
President Barack Obama has named an Annapolis man to head the multibillion-dollar grant program through which the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps local governments prepare for disasters.
Brian Kamoie, 41, will oversee a vast portfolio of...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:34 AM
NEW YORK -- The Orioles needed to make a 25-man roster spot available for trade acquisition Michael Morse on Saturday, and they did so in placing outfielder Steve Pearce on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his left wrist.
Morse, who was...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:25 PM
As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge.
There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Flu shots are back -- at Giant Food and other area retailers.
Giant is now offering the vaccinations at all in-store pharmacies with no appointment needed.
Shoppers with a Giant Pharmacy Prescription Savings Card get $10 off the regular price, and...