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  • Advocacy group calls on hospitals to support breastfeeding

    Advocacy group calls on hospitals to support breastfeeding
    A public health advocacy group is calling on Maryland’s hospitals to stop handing out free infant formula to new mothers because it can encourage them to give up on breastfeeding. Public Citizen says the distribution done by at least two-thirds...
  • Autism treatment worked for my son

    As the state of Maryland considers whether to continue its suspension of Dr. Mark Geier's medical license ("Discredited Lupron therapy for autism still has backers," June 17), I think it's critical for readers of The Sun to fully understand the remarkable...
  • Pampering mom from head to toe

    Pampering mom from head to toe
    Pregnant and on bed rest, with a 3-year-old son and a husband working full time, Rochelle Walker wanted her mommy, who lived hours away. She would have settled for a concierge. Walker muddled through somehow, but she has just launched a Baltimore-area...
  • Baltimore inventor gave hope to those with hip problems

    While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality. His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...
  • Customs inspectors in Baltimore keep pests out

    Customs inspectors in Baltimore keep pests out
    The sweet aroma of rice fills the air as David Ng steps forward in a Southeast Baltimore warehouse to inspect a shipment of hundreds of sacks of imported basmati rice. He folds back the stitched seams of the 40-pound burlap sacks holding grain that have...
  • 'True Blood' blog: Season 4, Episode 7, 'Cold Grey Light of Dawn'

    'True Blood' blog: Season 4, Episode 7, 'Cold Grey Light of Dawn'
    Marnie, er, Antonia is in full-on attack mode. High-yo, silver, away! "The sun" -- Jessica Call Bill what you will: A boorish politican, heartless-on-the-surface ruler, gold card member of Jos. A Bank. But he had a seemingly good plan to combat Marnie/...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Blood donations The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region of the American Red Cross is requesting blood donations. Eligible donors can call 800-GIVE-LIFE to schedule an appointment. Platelet donors should call 800-272-2123. Calendar Spiritual...
  • Caring nurse can be the best medicine to ease our fears and doubts

    "We're No. 1 in the nation," the nurse stated, pausing for emphasis. "And," she added, "We have a 99 percent healing rate." Her smile met my anxious eyes as she stood up to finish. "You are going to be fine," she assured me. I exhaled and looked at...
  • Hearings will allow closer look into death penalty cases

    Attorneys for an inmate accused of killing a corrections officer five years ago want prosecutors to reveal their evidence to determine whether it satisfies the state's death penalty statute. The hearing, requested by lawyers for Lee Edward Stephens, is...
  • Ask the Expert: Early-onset dementia and Alzheimer's

    Everyone forgets a name or a date from time to time. But how do you know when it's something serious? Marina Tompkins, a certified social worker and director of Keswick Multi-Care Center's adult day program, talks about how to tell the difference between...
  • Smoke from Virginia fires invades Harford's air

    The odor of smoke from brush fires in a huge swamp near Suffolk, Va., blew into Harford County Saturday morning, and emergency officials say this could be an issue in the county for the foreseeable future. Around 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Harford County...
  • Westminster native climbs a mountain for a cause

    Westminster native climbs a mountain for a cause
    With visible excitement, Chris Glass runs his finger across a large wall map of the world at the world headquarters of the nonprofit, IMA World Health, in New Windsor. He carefully traces his route to Tanzania, then taps his finger gently on Mount...