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  • How common is eclampsia today?

    How common is eclampsia today?
    A popular "Downton Abbey" character died in childbirth from eclampsia in a storyline that shocked audiences. But what exactly is eclampsia, and does it kill modern-day moms? Barbara Deller, a nurse-midwife and senior maternal and newborn health adviser...
  • State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising

    State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Wednesday he has filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline, LLC for falsely saying three of its diabetes drugs were better than others on the market. The company also withheld data that showed the drugs...
  • Sinai to research new drug to prevent blood clots, heart attacks in stent patients

    Sinai to research new drug to prevent blood clots, heart attacks in stent patients
    A Sinai Hospital cardiologist is launching a clinical trial of a type of coronary artery disease drug not yet tested in humans, building on a history at the Baltimore hospital of research to develop more effective treatments to prevent blood clotting....
  • Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts

    Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts
    Twelve 11th-grade girls, one from each of Harford County's high schools, were honored for their achievements in math and science, as well as extracurricular activities, during the annual Dr. Judith Resnik Luncheon Saturday at Harford Community College....
  • Preconception Health recognized during April

    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...
  • Boys' Latin basketball standout overcomes heartbreak

    Boys' Latin basketball standout overcomes heartbreak
    Before Brendan Fields arrived at Boys' Latin last summer, the Lakers' basketball team was at the bottom of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference. But that almost seems inconsequential in the context of where Fields was, and...
  • Howard County should keep soft drinks out of its schools [Letter]

    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. Soft...
  • Reunion of the blue and the gray planned [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Civil War reunion From a Times article headlined "The Blue and the Gray" — "The fiftieth anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg will be celebrated July 3rd and 4th and will be one of the most important celebrations of the 20th...
  • Men's store is new addition to Charity's Closet [North Laurel/Savage]

    Charity's Closet is expanding! The clothing re-saler has been so successful that it is now going to have Phil N. Thropy, a men's store, as well as Charity's Closet, which will become just for women. Clothing is just $5 an item. The store also needs...
  • You don't have to suffer from constipation

    You don't have to suffer from constipation
    Constipation hits everybody at some point. The uncomfortable condition can be caused by many things, including a bad diet and dehydration. Dr. Vaibhav A. Parekh, director of Medstar Harbor Primary Care, talks about how to prevent and treat constipation,...
  • Reining in a neighborhood nuisance

    For years, Baltimore officials felt they could do little more than throw up their hands in frustration over the archipelago of small liquor stores that blight many of the city's poorest neighborhoods. Local residents complain the businesses are magnets...
  • Colorado defensive lineman Will Pericak visited Ravens, Chargers, Chiefs, sources say

    Colorado defensive lineman Will Pericak visited Ravens, Chargers, Chiefs, sources say
    University of Colorado defensive lineman Will Pericak has visited the Ravens, Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers, according to sources. Pericak is a 6-foot-4, 296-pound four-year starter and an All-Pac-12 honorable-mention selection. He ran...