| May 9, 2013
| 12:42 PM
As Harford County health and elected officials worked to alert the public to the dangers of Lyme disease during a County Council meeting Tuesday – noting many people close to them who have the chronic, tick-borne ailment – the council...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A health advisory group to the Howard County Board of Education is calling for stronger language in policy-making that focuses on the health and wellness of county students — including the policy currently before the board that has drawn criticism...
| Apr 28, 2013
Data entry is repetitive and hard to do well — that is, quickly and accurately. Shane Foley is great at it.
The 21-year-old Ellicott City man works on two computer screens, eyeing images of handwritten sheets on one and clicking the information...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:35 AM
During April, the Harford County Health Department highlights the importance of healthy habits before pregnancy with a Show Your Love campaign.
Show Your Love is a new, national campaign developed by the Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:21 PM
As a Foreign Service family who lived for six years in Central America, where no soda was allowed on our children's school campus, we were very surprised to discover that the highly rated Howard County schools still sell soda in vending machines.
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice visited Howard High School in May of last year for an anti-bullying assembly and plans to return to Howard County a couple times over the next few months to continue his campaign against bullying and to help those...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Ronald J. Biglin, a former business professor and dean of graduate programs at what is now Loyola University Maryland who owned a winery and a distribution company, died Monday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 81.
| Apr 2, 2013
The day after her ex-husband's funeral in January, Sabrina Lumpkin started calling every public official she could think of, trying to get someone to pay attention.
Warren Lumpkin, 34, had died in a Southwest Baltimore house of heart complications...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Maryland's healthiest residents live in Howard County, while those with the most health problems reside in Baltimore City, according to new rankings to be released today.
The health patterns among the two areas differ greatly, the report by the Robert...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Strange as it may sound, only a few years ago Marylanders were heatedly debating whether to ban drivers from text-messaging on their cell phones while behind the wheel. The dangers of "distracted driving" were an illusion, opponents claimed,...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 2:02 PM
We've all heard that vaccines can lead to autism. But we've also heard that it's just a myth. And almost every health expert disputes the vaccine-autism link, as do numerous studies. But it's always in your mind: Am I doing the right thing?
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...