| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Soap, toothpaste and mouthwash may fight germs, but it also could make your child prone to allergies, new research has found.
Common antibacterial chemicals in these products may affect development of the immune system making children more likely to...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:04 PM
The Baltimore County Baby Boomer Expo and Senior Expo 2012 will be held Wednesday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Thursday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium.
The two-day event, which is marking its silver...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Hundreds of Marylanders may need spinal taps as public health leaders seek to rein in a fungal meningitis outbreak that continues to expand as more is learned about the unusual cases.
Health officials said Wednesday that they still are working to contact...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:00 AM
After years of complex research, a small team of University of Maryland scientists says it has developed a simple solution to a killer Third World disease using salt.
It's a bit more complicated than ordinary table salt, though the crystals have the same...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:24 PM
The Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's health care initiative was a cause for great anticipation for Alicia Steinberg.
In the parking lot of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Church on Thursday, the West Towson resident was waiting until the...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:25 AM
Chi-Chi and the other dogs in his family, have been long-time testers for Unleashed. The energetic Chihuahua loves toys and there's not much he won't do for a treat.
So when we got Bil-Jac's new "Solution-based" treats that promise to target either a...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Harford County Council joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in designating September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month issuing a proclamation at the Council meeting on Sept. 18.
Leukemia, lymphoma (both non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma) and...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on vegetables.
Did you know there are more than 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables? While praised as a "good...
| Sep 29, 2012
When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author.
The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Much of Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Jason Farley's recent research has focused on an evolving medical crisis: How to stop the spread of bacteria that have adapted immunity to most antibiotics.
To stop it the medical community needs to track it. He's...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
After spurning a hostile takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline PLC in April, Human Genome Sciences Inc. said Monday it agreed to be bought by the biopharmaceutical giant for a more lucrative offer valued at $3.6 billion.
GlaxoSmithKline boosted its offer for...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Tyler Joseph Thomas will turn 4 years old Friday, Feb. 17. But perhaps a bigger event will take place at some point in the fall of 2015.
"When we hit that milestone we will throw a big party," said North Laurel resident Brenda Frese, the mother of...