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  • Federal indictment hits unusual target: Russian medicine

    When federal authorities indicted an alleged Pikesville crime ring on charges of trafficking millions of dollars' worth of smuggled cigarettes, they also accused the group of moving an unusual piece of contraband: a medication sold over the counter in...
  • Happy Thanksgiving, and Turkey Day, in Havre de Grace

    Hello dear readers, A very sad note is that today (Friday, Nov. 22) is the 50th anniversary of the President John F. Kennedy assassination in 1963 while he was riding in a presidential motorcade through Dallas' Dealey Plaza. Are you old enough to...
  • Acupuncture for pets

    Acupuncture for pets
    Acupuncture may have saved Harry. Severe back problems led to partial paralysis for the 11-year-old black Labrador retriever who was named after Harry Potter. After a back operation, Harry was still in immense pain and couldn't move his back legs. His...
  • Fly a kite, stroll the grounds Saturday at Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Teas and the Arts

    Fly a kite, stroll the grounds Saturday at Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Teas and the Arts
    While Montpelier Mansion programs have been moved offsite during restoration at the historic house museum this year, one annual event will nevertheless be held at its regular place. The 17th annual Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Teas and the Arts is held...
  • How did you do on our wine quiz?

    Answer time! Let's see how well you did on this year's quiz. 1. What are the sensory characteristics of a "dumb" wine? A dumb wine shows no more than a little (if any) fruit, plus some chocolate tannins and a kiss of sweet oak. The "nose" is closed....
  • Laurel healing institute receives university accreditation

    Laurel healing institute receives university accreditation
    Maryland will soon be home to a new university — one in which students can train in acupuncture, Chinese herbs and other forms of integrative medicine. The Tai Sophia Institute, a Howard County holistic health training center, has received state...
  • 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap, 'No Excuses for Excuses'

    'Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap, 'No Excuses for Excuses'
    As a very pregnant and very red Kim storms out of a brunch date with the other women, this episode of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," just may mark the end of Kim's relationship with the rest of the women. She attempted to wiggle her way out of...
  • Havre de Grace: Happy Thanksgiving, HdG, have a wonderful day

    Happy Thanksgiving dear readers, Happy Turkey Day, too! I pray that your Thanksgiving celebration is a delightful affair and one for which you have much to be thankful. To all you travelers or folks who have family and friends who will be traveling, safe...
  • Bel Air's Hays House Museum Presents 'Medical Care in the 18th Century Quaker Community'

    Visit the Hays House Museum in Bel Air Sunday at 1 p.m. and explore the health issues and illnesses that plagued 18th century women and children. Visitors will see a display of historic medical equipment and find out about herbal medicines, midwifery...
  • Md. recognition of Piscataways adds happy note to complicated history

    Md. recognition of Piscataways adds happy note to complicated history
    For as long as she can remember, Mervin Savoy has pressed the world to see her as she sees herself. She refused to be bowed by the school officials who wouldn't let her write "American Indian" on forms identifying her race. She refused to be halted by...
  • Ticked off! @merging drivers

    I am ticked! You people merging have plenty of time to either slow down, speed up, or stop until there is an opening for you. Wait and enter at the dashed line. I'm ticked off at the person who thinks medical research has now advised that supplements are...
  • Unlikely heartburn help found in vinegar, lemons

    Unlikely heartburn help found in vinegar, lemons
    Q: Who would have dreamed that the very odd suggestion of vinegar in water would actually work for heartburn? I tried several home remedies (including pickled ginger and ginger tea), but they didn't help. After a bad acid-reflux episode one night, I bit...