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Epidemics (INACTIVE)

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  • Sugary drinks and the epidemic childhood obesity [Letter]

    Sugary drinks and the epidemic childhood obesity [Letter]
    Reporter Meredith Cohn's recent article about the World Health Organization's new sugar recommendations highlighted the concerns of medical and public health experts over the epidemic of childhood obesity ("Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar," March 21).
  • Cuts to treatment will worsen heroin crisis [Letter]

    Cuts to treatment will worsen heroin crisis [Letter]
    The recent article, "Arundel police officers to carry drug to counteract heroin overdose (March 24) yet again brings attention to the heroin epidemic taking root in communities throughout our state. As the article accurately outlines, heroin-related...

    Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]

    Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]
    "Guns don't kill, people do." What a flip response to the horrific epidemic of gun violence in the United States. Just this past weekend in Maryland, three young people, including the gunman, were shot to death in a mall in Columbia, and others were...

    Free HIV testing offered in Bel Air Monday for World AIDS Day

    On Monday, Dec. 2, in support of World AIDS Day, the Harford County Health Department will offer free walk-in confidential or anonymous HIV testing at 1 N. Main Street in Bel Air, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Since 1988, World AIDS Day is observed annually...

    Fight crime by demanding more of elected leaders

     Fight crime by demanding more of elected leaders
    To pretend that Vi Ripken's experiences are a statistical fluke is to miss yet another opportunity to come to grip with the reality we all need to face ("Aberdeen perplexed by attacks on Vi Ripken," Oct. 16). These upsetting criminal acts are not a...