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  • Hand sanitizer company agrees to pay penalty over unproven claims

    Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has reached a settlement with California-based CleanWell Company and OhSo Clean Inc, the makers of a hand sanitizer that claimed it was "proven to kill 99.99 percent of germs that can make you sick." Gansler's...
  • Chris Davis' first career grand slam leads Orioles to an 11-5 win over Yankees

    Chris Davis' first career grand slam leads Orioles to an 11-5 win over Yankees
    NEW YORK — Chris Tillman didn't feel well when he arrived at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. Batting flu-like symptoms since a day before his last start, the Orioles sent him back to the team hotel early on Monday with antibiotics in hand, hoping some...
  • Chris Tillman battles through illness and early struggles to get a win

    Chris Tillman battles through illness and early struggles to get a win
    NEW YORK — One hitter away from being yanked in an embarrassing first inning, Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman took the sign from his battery mate on a 2-2 pitch. Matt Wieters called for a changeup. Tillman listened. As the bullpen stretched in a...
  • Clarksville: Robinson Nature Center hangs bird art by local youngsters

    This brief column is coming to you from Pigeon Forge, Tenn., where I am vacationing with grandchildren Hailey and Joel Sanford and their parents, Russell and Melissa. I hope you are having a delightfully busy summer, too. Visit the Robinson Nature Center...
  • Elkridge: Howard 50+ Expo set for Oct. 19

    Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 14th annual Howard County Office on Aging's 50+ Expo. This event is where the many faces of 50+ connect with over 150 vendors and exhibitors, and enjoy healthy aging seminars, life-enriching workshops, all day...
  • More people visiting retail clinics for medical care

    More people visiting retail clinics for medical care
    Not so long ago mixing a shopping trip with a visit to the doctor might not have crossed most people's minds. But the concept has caught on quickly. Clinics located in drug stores, supermarket and retail stores are attracting a rapidly growing number of...
  • UM researchers study how flu is spread

    UM researchers study how flu is spread
    Every flu season, doctors instruct their patients in the basics of respiratory etiquette: To limit spread of the disease, wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough and practice good hygiene. The practices are based on the belief that the flu and...
  • Hopkins, Walgreens partner on East Baltimore pharmacy

    Hopkins, Walgreens partner on East Baltimore pharmacy
    Johns Hopkins Medicine and Walgreens are collaborating on a new drugstore that is expected to open by the end of the year in East Baltimore, the partners announced Thursday. "We'll hopefully use the store to develop programs, deliver them to the...
  • Flu clinics planned in Bel Air Friday and Saturday, Harford hospital visitation limits continue

    Flu clinics planned in Bel Air Friday and Saturday, Harford hospital visitation limits continue
    Harford County residents who have yet to get their flu shots will have another chance to get them this Friday and Saturday. The Harford County Health Department is offering a free vaccination clinic Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Harford County Council's...
  • Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease

    Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease
    Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading. She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...
  • The fixable flaws of America's civil justice system

    The fixable flaws of America's civil justice system
    Our civil justice system is obsessed with multimillion-dollar personal injury, antitrust and politically charged cases. It is unmoved by ordinary cases. Every day, it denies justice to ordinary Americans who are in need. The late U.S. Chief Justice Warren...
  • Flu 411: What everyone needs to know

    Flu 411: What everyone needs to know
    It's flu season in Baltimore. A few days after Christmas, Baltimore resident Kathleen Dudley began experiencing telltale signs of the flu — fever, chills, body aches, sore throat, cough and overall exhaustion. "The worst part — the fever...