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  • EEOC sues Annapolis medical practice

    EEOC sues Annapolis medical practice
    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...
  • Many October events at Aberdeen Senior Center, elsewhere

    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...
  • First flu case diagnosed in Maryland

    First flu case diagnosed in Maryland
    The state's first confirmed flu case this season was detected Thursday in a child living in the Washington suburbs, state health officials said. The child, who was not identified, was hospitalized briefly, but is recovering. The flu strain detected...
  • Celebrate the season at Grace Episcopal's Fall Fest [Elkridge]

    Fall is a beautiful season, and a wonderful way to celebrate is at Fall Fest, on Saturday, Oct. 19, 4-8 p.m., hosted by Grace Episcopal Church, 6720 Montgomery Road, in Elkridge. This is fun for the whole family, and it also sounds like a great way to...
  • Tired of robocalls? Nomorobo blocks them for you [Senior Circles]

    Last week at dinner with friends, we got on the subject of those pesky robocalls, which we seniors have been bombarded with and have complained so much about. Remember, I wrote about the subject in Senior Circles ("Telephone scams target senior citizens...
  • If you go ...

    If you go ...
    What: 50+EXPO Where: Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia When: Friday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Details: Admission is free; 160 venders, workshops, health screenings, flu shots, entertainment and more; parking at Columbia mall,...
  • Dulaney runner Abby Cahalan thankful for a second chance at an athletic career

    Dulaney runner Abby Cahalan thankful for a second chance at an athletic career
    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...
  • Health officials urge public to get flu shots

    Health officials urge public to get flu shots
    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....
  • Howard's growing senior population is aging well

    Howard's growing senior population is aging well
    Unrelenting rains last Thursday canceled the weekly bike ride for seniors, a 20-mile jaunt from Columbia to Ellicott City and back again. But elsewhere in Howard County, the rain didn't stop the county's growing senior population. At the Elkridge Senior...
  • Experience fall on the grounds of Montpelier [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    Experience fall on the grounds of Montpelier [South Laurel/Montpelier]
    The beautiful fall weather we have been experiencing is enhanced by the lovely color of the leaves on our street trees and in our yards. Another venue for enjoying the fall season is the grounds of Montpelier Mansion. There are paths for strolling among...
  • Hospitals seeing large number of patients with flu symptoms

    Hospitals seeing large number of patients with flu symptoms
    Area hospitals are coping with a surge of patients with achy bodies, fevers and sore throats as the nation grapples with a flu season that has hit earlier and harder than usual. The flu virus is unpredictable, so no one knows when the outbreak will...
  • Maryland confirms first flu cases

    Maryland confirms first flu cases
    Maryland has confirmed its first cases of seasonal influenza, state health officials announced Friday, several months earlier than last season. Four children in the Baltimore region have laboratory-confirmed cases. One was hospitalized, but all are doing...