| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:20 AM
Are you over 50 or almost there? Do you serve as a caregiver to an older adult? Are you, or someone you love, an adult over 18 with disabilities? Are you simply someone who plans well for the future and wants to know the best options for healthy aging?...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:54 PM
State health officials are looking into two cases of meningitis, including one death, that may have been caused by spinal injections.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which announced the cases late Wednesday, would not release...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Fewer children were poisoned by lead-based paint in 2011 than in any year since Maryland began tracking cases nearly two decades ago, prompting the state to expand its focus to newer rental properties and owner-occupied homes.
A survey released...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Aging baby boomers are increasingly turning to testosterone prescriptions in a bid to stay healthy and boost their vitality. But the therapy has some health risks for men.
Recently, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Jill Babchak, 34, of Columbia, has joined Weight Watchers before, but this time around she’s dropping pounds with the help of the organization’s mobile application. “I like it because it has all the restaurants, all the foods, right at...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Maryland health officials said Monday that two more people in the state have developed meningitis after receiving a steroid injection for back pain, as an outbreak that has afflicted 105 people nationwide continues to grow.
Five people in Maryland have...
| Jun 7, 2012
When I was in college, many moons ago, I remember studying Carl Jung (1875-1961), a Swiss psychiatrist who was the founder of analytical psychology, in a cosmology class and again in a child development course. As a point of information, "Cosmology is the...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Domestic violence does exist in the older adult populations
October is Domestic Violence Month and across the country, communities will mount campaigns to make the public aware of this social issue. Howard County is no exception.
The center is...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:00 AM
While Baltimore's air is healthier to breathe than it used to be, at least one environmental group thinks it could be cleaner still.
The Sierra Club released a report this week contending that two power plants in the area - C.P. Crane in Baltimore...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:16 PM
A Baltimore landlord with a long history of violating lead-paint poisoning laws was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a day in prison by a federal judge, who called the now-bankrupt businessman a "scofflaw."
Cephus Murrell, 69, of Catonsville sat...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Julie Bowen was on the set of the television show "Boston Legal" four years ago when she got the call from her husband, who was on his way to the hospital with their then-infant son Oliver.
While hanging out in the backyard of their California home,...