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  • Newborn screening would save lives [Commentary]

    Newborn screening would save lives [Commentary]
    Maryland is justifiably proud of being a leader in many health care initiatives. Yet when it comes to adopting a simple policy that would save the lives of babies, Maryland policymakers are sadly behind much of the nation. While more than half of babies...
  • Local governments confront questionable claims

    Local governments confront questionable claims
    Police officers rushed into the downtown parking garage, weapons drawn. As Detective Anthony Fata sat bleeding from a leg wound, officers scrambled around corners and up stairwells, frantically searching for a "junkie-looking black male." The...
  • State, city to offer free HIV testing to push African American awareness

    State, city to offer free HIV testing to push African American awareness
    A broad coalition of government agencies and non-profit organizations will be offering free HIV testing in Baltimore on Friday — which is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The events and the national initiative are efforts¬†"to encourage...
  • 'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again

    'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again
    Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway. What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Tobacco-free kids week February 9 to 15, kids...
  • Fentanyl-laced heroin killing Marylanders

    Fentanyl-laced heroin killing Marylanders
    Drug dealers are lacing heroin with the potent painkiller fentanyl, creating a deadly cocktail that is killing unknowing users — sometimes within minutes of use. The drug combination has killed dozens of people in several states, prompting law...
  • Bill seeks truth in crabmeat, seafood labeling

    Bill seeks truth in crabmeat, seafood labeling
    Did you ever wonder if a restaurant's crabcake was made with Maryland crab or some foreign import? Or if that was really red snapper you bought, or an impostor?  A bill introduced Wednesday in Annapolis would make it illegal for restaurants or markets...
  • Chest x-ray machines deployed against threat of TB in 1964

    An article in the Feb. 6, 1964, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian announced the arrival of a tool to help curb the spread of TB. Chest x-ray cruiser is now located in the 13th District, at 5424 Carville avenue on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 11...
  • Developers plan to create 30 more lots near Havre de Grace

    Developers plan to create 30 more lots near Havre de Grace
    Developers are seeking Harford County approval to create 30 residential lots on 175.22 acres west of Havre de Grace, the second phase of the Susquehanna Meadows housing development. The land, which is zoned for agricultural use, is owned and will be...
  • 10 tips for picking sports camps

    10 tips for picking sports camps
    For many parents, sending their children to sports camp is a big step. Whether the child is 6 or 16, there are a number of ways kids can spend the summer: basic sports camps, multi-sports camps, specialty sports camps, training camps and more. To help...
  • Key witness in Edgewood fatal shooting admits changing story

    Key witness in Edgewood fatal shooting admits changing story
    A third person who accompanied two young men who were shot, one fatally, on a marijuana buying trip to an Edgewood park last January admitted Monday afternoon that he had changed his account of what happened in the hours following the shootings....
  • Deadline Tuesday for retroactive health coverage

    Deadline Tuesday for retroactive health coverage
    With a deadline Tuesday for uninsured Marylanders to secure health coverage retroactive to Jan. 1, would-be enrollees continued to report frustration with the state's troubled health exchange. Matthew Silverglate, a 29-year-old server and bartender...