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  • Haiti facing hurricane conditions, 5-10 inches of rain

     
    Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning today as Tropical Storm Tomas continues its slow turn in the Caribbean toward the vulnerable island nation. The warning means hurricane conditions - winds of 73 mph or more - are expected somewhere in the...
  • Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says

    Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says
    Dawn Cofiell was adamantly opposed to delivering her son Donovan by cesarean section three years ago, but a complication made it unavoidable. The experience was so smooth, pain-free and convenient that she surprised her doctor with requests to plan the...

    Maryland's BPA ban exposes children to greater risks than the chemical itself

    Maryland's BPA ban exposes children to greater risks than the chemical itself
    Dumb ideas are often infectious — especially in the world of politics. Lawmakers in several states, for example, are considering legislation similar to a foolhardy bill that the Maryland legislature passed last month that could itself actually...

    Stents stir growing doubts, legal action

    Charles E. Johnson Jr. was a hearty 62 in early 2008. He walked about 20 miles a month, worked out four times a week and played tennis on weekends. But he noticed a tightness in his chest sometimes. So he went to St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson and...

    Hurricane planning? Remember the pets

    Hurricane planning? Remember the pets
    As Hurricane Irene approaches, it's important to keep pets in mind while planning for the storm -- or any other potential disasters. Maryland Emergency Management Agency is urging people to plan ahead for this weekend's potentially extreme weather event...