| 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...
| 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’...
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Pullout the sweaters, jackets and umbrellas if need be, but don't miss all the wonderful events coming up soon.
The choir from Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church will be performing in a benefit concert for the American Cancer Society at Bethany...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Young people often criticized as whiny, entitled and irresponsible, may now have the most clout in one of the biggest overhauls of the country's health system ever.
Enrollment in President Barack Obama's landmark health reform plan began this week and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday.
Though details of the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Scientists with the University of Maryland School of Medicine are helping to test a vaccine to fight a lethal strain of bird flu that has killed 44 people in China.
The H7N9 strain has not yet been found in the United States, but the medical school's...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Mold has closed a child care center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a floor of the McKeldin Library at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The UMBC child care facility, operated by the Y of Central Maryland, shuttered...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:25 AM
Just to answer the dated tan plastic phone at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, you have to take an annual two-hour course. And when it rings, with its two-tone signal like an old British ambulance, everyone pays attention.
A voice on the other...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:34 AM
A friend told me about a home allergy swab test for pets. She says I can swab my pet's mouth, send the swab to a company, and find out what he's allergic to, instead of going to an animal allergist. It sounds too good to be true. Are these tests any good?...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:22 AM
The new school year is underway, and many parents know what's ahead: the lunchbox grind.
Peanut butter and jelly again? Yawn.
"It seems like you either get stuck in a rut, or your kids get bored," says Paula LacKamp of Towson. "Then they don't eat...
| Sep 1, 2013
Sick of $450-a-month gas and electric bills for their Baltimore County rowhouse, James and JoAnn Allis replaced their old, inefficient air conditioner. And their windows and doors. Then they added insulation in their home's many leaky spots and coated...