| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The beginning of the school year is a time when allergy symptoms in children may flare up. Dr. Manav Singla, a specialist at the Asthma Allergy & Sinus Center in Baltimore, said the change in fall temperature, allergens and environment during this time...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Like the first episode, this week’s episode begins with Yolanda, this time in her kitchen. A sincere kudos to her for appearing on camera in a bathrobe and slippers, sans makeup, looking like real humans look first thing in the morning. She’...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Food and Drug Administration would play a broader role in regulating specialty pharmacies, such as the one responsible for last year's deadly outbreak of meningitis, under legislation approved by Congress on Monday and expected to be signed by...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Regrading Mike Gimbel's recent letter ("Say no to legalized pot," Jan. 12), the issue is not whether cannabis is completely safe for everybody but rather freedom of choice for adults.
One in 13 children suffer from food allergies, yet we have not...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The patient was found by paramedics and rushed to the hospital. He had taken over 80 aspirin tablets of 500 mg each — more than enough to be lethal. The ER staff prepared to administer the standard treatment for aspirin poisoning: sodium...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday.
Police said Benyam Asefa 40, shot Barbara Giomarelli 42, who was holding their...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
This year's flu season got off to an early start, and public health officials are asking people to get their vaccinations to ward off a serious outbreak.
State health officials announced the first confirmed case Oct. 3: a child in the Washington suburbs....
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Many people find the holiday season to be a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use.
• Oaklands Presbyterian Church has a food pantry on-site...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:42 AM
My 10-year-old cat, who we have had for nine years, started licking off her fur on her back legs and stomach a year ago. Her fur is very thick and medium length; she chokes on all the fur she is swallowing. She is an indoor cat and our only pet. There...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Instead of one coherent column, I thought I would write about a bunch of things that have been bugging me lately. So here is a compendium, if you will, of random pet peeves (some more serious than others):
1. The anti-texting-in-the-car law. Starting...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Blessed with just about the best weather possible and embellished with a brand-new carnival, the Harford County Farm Fair seems to have had another successful year, organizers said.
Attendance numbers were still being tallied Monday, Aimee O'Neill said,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 7:48 AM
So you’ve read all the stories about rescued pets in our “Collared” feature, talked with neighbors and friends, and browsed the beds and leashes aisles at pet stores. Your heart wants it, your head knows it’s right, and it’...