| Aug 25, 2011
Going back to school, particularly if it's a new school, can be a daunting time for kids and their parents. There's a lot to consider, from sleep schedules to proper nutrition and immunizations. Much can be accomplished by establishing good habits, says...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:16 PM
In an effort to increase the immunization rates for school-age children, the Harford County Health Department will be holding early Back-to School Immunization Clinics for uninsured and underinsured students.
Each year, the Harford County Health...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Mohammad Akram Bhatti, the owner of an Edgewater gas station and convenience store, died of cerebral meningitis Nov. 9 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 68 and lived in Crofton.
Born in Nabah, India, he moved with his family to the Punjab province in...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Margaret Dunkle's op-ed ("We don't know enough about childhood vaccines," July 11) is a dangerously misguided attempt to scare people away from vaccinating their children. Despite the fact that science has debunked Ms. Dunkle's claims, I am deeply...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 1:56 PM
A Maryland Transit Administration bus driver has died of a blood infection caused by the bacteria that also causes meningitis, health officials said Wednesday, but they played down the public health risk.
City and state health officials say the worker'...
| Aug 11, 2011
Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
| Oct 7, 2011
Annual event, geared toward adults 50 and older, younger adults with disabilities, their caregivers and family members, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia.
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:44 PM
The Community Sports Hall of Fame, sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, honors those who have gained prominence and/or have made a substantial contribution to recreational sports programs in Howard County. This year's...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:36 AM
For this year's holiday cookie contest, we asked readers to share the story of the recipe they were submitting, and in response, we heard tales of tradition, memories and love.
One of the most striking stories came from Dell Smith, who shared her mother-...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Three-sport standouts Darius Jennings from Gilman and Taylor Cummings from McDonogh created plenty of memorable moments this school year to help each of their respective teams succeed.
On Wednesday afternoon, Jennings and Cummings were recognized for...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Not so long ago, Gina Sager set out to cure her patients by wielding a surgeon's scalpel. Today, her preferred tool is a set of two small brass bells connected by a cord — though these, too, require all the precision and delicacy she can muster....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:04 PM
* Some 60 percent of hospitals damaged or destroyed
* Diseases including polio resurging
* Patients have died from receiving wrong blood type
BEIRUT, March 10 (Reuters) - Newborns freezing to death in
hospital incubators, doctors cutting off limbs to...