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Over-the-Counter Medicines

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  • Hampstead woman charged in death of her 4-year-old daughter

    Hampstead woman charged in death of her 4-year-old daughter
    A Hampstead woman has been indicted on multiple charges, including second-degree murder, in the  drug-related death of her 4-year-old daughter in March, according to the Maryland State Police.
  • Ask the Pet Expert | Tips for calm during the storm

    Ask the Pet Expert | Tips for calm during the storm
    My dog is deathly afraid of thunder, and nothing we do seems to help. How can we keep him calm during storms? Many dogs, including my dog Charlie, suffer from fear of thunder and lightning.  Figuring out what will help your dog takes patience and some...

    The Sun's false comparison on Plan B

    The Sun's false comparison on Plan B
    The Baltimore Sun editorial, "Plan B restrictions — better, but not best," (May 2) attempted to draw comparisons between two very different over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and ultimately provided an inaccurate and misleading characterization of a...

    Plan B restrictions — better, but not best

    Plan B restrictions — better, but not best
    In the United States of 2013, any youngster can walk into a store and buy a bottle of aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen or some other pain reliever without showing any identification, parental consent or a doctor's order. They don't have to be 15 or 17 or...

    1,782 pounds of old, unused medicines turned in for disposal in Harford

    Nearly 1,800 pounds of unused and expired medication was turned in Harford County by more than 500 people during the Nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 27. The 1,782 pounds of medicine turned in was properly disposed of and...