| Apr 2, 2012
| 1:41 PM
They don't drive the Batmobile or shoot webbing from their wrists, but the heroic deeds of several civilians in Catonsville would have no doubt impressed even Batman and Spiderman.
Catonsville residents Noelle Nivens, 7, and Devin Klaburner, 11, each...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 3:51 PM
One in 88 American children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to a new estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rate is 23 percent higher than one the agency released three years ago. Federal officials said some...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Americans have good levels of many important vitamins in their bodies, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There still are some stark disparities, such as a 31 percent vitamin D deficiency in African...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:16 AM
Today's forecast calls for increasing clouds and a high temperature near 61 degrees. It is expected to be cloudy tonight, with a chance of showers, and a low temperature around 50 degrees.
Check our traffic map for this morning's issues...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Throughout the United States, a potentially lethal war is erupting. It is a war that puts millions of innocent lives in danger and undermines the centuries-long sacred bond between physicians and patients. This is a war between pediatricians and...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:43 PM
State health officials are warning Marylanders that baby rabbits, turtles, chicks, ducklings and other animals popular around the Easter holiday can spread salmonella and other harmful bacteria to people.
Since September 2001, six people in Maryland have...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:30 AM
The flu can strike people starting in October, so Maryland health officials are rolling out their flu vaccine clinics. People can also get flu shots at most pharmacies, doctors' offices and sometimes at work. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:17 PM
With Harford County's obesity rate jumping by 130 percent during the last decade, the Obesity Task Force released its final report Tuesday on how it plans to battle the bulge in the coming years.
Two-thirds of the county's population (63.5 percent) is...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:54 PM
State health officials are looking into two cases of meningitis, including one death, that may have been caused by spinal injections.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which announced the cases late Wednesday, would not release...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:30 AM
The recent opinion piece by David Jernigan ("Alcohol companies target black youth," Oct. 23) underscores the need for a government review of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) and its misspending of $4 million in federal Centers for...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:05 PM
The Maryland SPCA is not only disappointed in the Maryland Court of Appeals recent ruling stating all "pit bulls" are inherently dangerous but also Dan Rodricks' commentary ("Pit bulls: Own at your risk," April 30).
It is tragic to hear of anyone...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Fewer children were poisoned by lead-based paint in 2011 than in any year since Maryland began tracking cases nearly two decades ago, prompting the state to expand its focus to newer rental properties and owner-occupied homes.
A survey released...