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Allergies (INACTIVE)

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  • Mold closes UMBC child care center, UMD library floor

    Mold closes UMBC child care center, UMD library floor
    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...
  • Inside the action at Shock Trauma

    Inside the action at Shock Trauma
    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...
  • Ask the Pet Expert: Home allergy tests for pets not recommended

    Ask the Pet Expert: Home allergy tests for pets not recommended
    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?...
  • Avoiding the lunchbox rut

    Avoiding the lunchbox rut
    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...
  • Pushing down energy use — and bills

    Pushing down energy use — and bills
    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...
  • What your pet is really trying to tell you

    What your pet is really trying to tell you
    About six months ago, Cosmus decided he wanted to be an outdoor cat. At least, that was the determination of Terri Diener, a pet communicator in Mount Washington who says she had a telepathic chat with the 7-year-old feline. She also was able to suss...
  • Obama family welcomes a new puppy into the White House

    Obama family welcomes a new puppy into the White House
    The Obamas have a new member of the first family. Sunny, a Portugueses water dog, arrived Monday at the White House from Michigan. She was born in June 2012 and is the sister of the original Obama family pet Bo. According to The Washington Post, the...
  • Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, pediatrician and psychiatrist

    Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, pediatrician and psychiatrist
    Dr. Theodore H. Kaiser, a pediatrician and psychiatrist who was the founder and director of the division of child psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Aug. 5 of a heart attack while vacationing in Bethany Beach, Del. The longtime...
  • Hopkins researchers trying to curb milk allergies

    Hopkins researchers trying to curb milk allergies
    Steven Mangold and Christian Hwang were diagnosed with severe cow's milk allergies as young boys. Both initially fared well after months of experimental treatment at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center that exposed them gradually to more and more milk....
  • Will work for treats: Howard County businesses reap rewards of resident pets

    Will work for treats: Howard County businesses reap rewards of resident pets
    If you listen carefully as you browse the shelves at Daedalus Books in Columbia, you might hear the clicking of seven or eight sets of paws from the offices above. Those paws belong to the French bulldog, Cairn terrier, border collie and other canines...
  • Foul odors from prank at Jarrettsville camp sent six to hospital last week

    Six people were taken to a hospital and several others complained of being sick after they were being overcome by foul odors at a Jarrettsville camp last week. The July 23 incident at Camp Wo Me To, a Christian camp in the 1200 block of Knopp Road near...
  • Lab Rescue hosts Towson adoption day

    Lab Rescue hosts Towson adoption day
    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’...