| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:26 PM
States including Maryland can move with more certainty to insure their poor, and the federal government can require others to buy health coverage after the Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's landmark health care law Thursday.
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:07 PM
The Sickle Cell Anemia 2 Mile Run/Walk-A-Thon Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Tydings Park Yacht Basin was sponsored by The Association for the Prevention of Sickle Cell Anemia Inc. of Harford and Cecil counties.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Fifth-graders at Halstead Academy and Pleasant Plains Elementary School had the opportunity to participate in a DNA extraction of a strawberry as an extension to their wee beasties science unit. High school students from Randallstown High, Baltimore...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 6:44 AM
"Pomp and Circumstance" played over the loudspeakers of the UMUC Marriott Inn and Conference Center auditorium June 15 as students processed, dressed in full regalia. Their beaming families gave them a standing ovation, cheering and clapping above the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The last time Pittsburgh Steelers leading tackler Ryan Clark played a game in Denver, he ended up in a hospital having his spleen and gallbladder removed.
Since then Clark, who suffers from the sickle cell trait, hasn't played when the team travels to...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 10:21 AM
These groups meet regularly.
Caregivers support group — Fourth Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Winter Growth Adult Day Care Center, 5466 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-964-9616.
Family support group — Fourth Monday, 7:30 p.m. For family and...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Often, the best ideas for a column come from readers.
One reader recently objected to a column about Republicans vs. Democrats and said the real issue for voters is, instead, the people vs. elected officials of both parties.
He wanted to throw all the...
| Feb 10, 2012
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of Harford and Cecil Counties, The William E. Proudford Sickle Cell Fund, IHomes and Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association hosted a Legislative Day in Annapolis on Feb. 1.
Representing the Harford/Cecil County...
| Mar 10, 2014
A North Chicago police officer involved in the beating of a suspect who later died has been awarded a disability pension — despite being fired from the department twice.
The revelation that the officer continues to receive his pension and was...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:50 AM
PHILADELPHIA University of Pennsylvania researchers have snipped out a single gene in patients' immune cells to make them partly resistant to infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
The study, in this week's New England Journal of Medicine,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:24 PM
You could understand why the fans at Allstate Arena felt the need to let out some boos. That's boos. Not booze.
In a battle of the Big East's bottom two teams, Butler eviscerated DePaul 79-46, looking like a title contender while the Blue Demons...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:37 PM
(Reuters) - Treating HIV patients first with a chemotherapy drug improved their response to an experimental gene-modifying technique for controlling the virus, according to Sangamo BioSciences.
The company presented new data from a small early-stage...