| Sep 21, 2012
| 11:35 AM
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."
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:06 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:42 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2012
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...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:00 PM
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...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:08 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:44 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:25 PM
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...