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Allergies (INACTIVE)

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  • UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain

    UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain
    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...
  • Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak

    Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak
    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...
  • Getting young people to embrace health reform

    Getting young people to embrace health reform
    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...
  • Stay healthy by treating gardening like it's a sport

    Stay healthy by treating gardening like it's a sport
    Lynne Brick loves to garden — and she knows how to stay healthy and safe while she's digging in the dirt. Brick, a veteran gardener and the president and founder of the local gym chains Brick Bodies and Lynne Brick's Women's Health and Fitness,...
  • Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors

    Legacy of pollution haunts Sparrows Point neighbors
    When the Sparrows Point steel mill closed, Deborah S. Barkley felt sorry for the laid-off workers — she didn't want that to happen. But she knew her life would get better. For 20 years, she's lived less than a mile from the Baltimore County plant....
  • Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing

    Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing
    With this week's heat wave, air quality warnings and severe weather forecasts as a backdrop, President Barack Obama could scarcely have picked a more auspicious moment to reveal his multi-pronged plan to address climate change. His surprise decision to...
  • Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?

    Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?
    Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial? A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...
  • In debate over 'biosimilars,' patient safety must come first

    In 1988, I became extremely ill. I had many tests, saw many doctors and was given various medicines. Some caused allergic reactions. Through it all, I remained sick — and actually became worse. Eventually, I was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis,...
  • History Channel's 'Top Shot' gives Sykesville man a chance to show off his talents

    History Channel's 'Top Shot' gives Sykesville man a chance to show off his talents
    Adam Benson is a different kind of weekend warrior. A former Marine marksman whose career in the military was derailed by a serious motorcycle accident, Benson has turned what he thinks is a natural ability to shoot into potential reality television...
  • It's Lyme season [Editorial]

    With some exceptions, any illness can strike anyone at any time. One of the more dangerous to emerge in recent decades is Lyme disease. Harford County, as many of us know either first-hand or because of someone we know, is not immune from the tick-borne...
  • Varsity Q&A with Abby Culp, Manchester Valley, track and field

    Varsity Q&A with Abby Culp, Manchester Valley, track and field
    Abby Culp never realized how much she loved running until she couldn't do it any more. After her freshman cross country season at Winters Mill, Culp's family moved to Florida for six months, and she had to take a break from running during a brief...
  • Hospital charges are sick

    I'm pleased to see The Sun revealing the charges by Maryland hospitals to patients. The differences are astounding. ("Costs vary for same treatment," May 9). Recently, I spent three days and two nights at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center for an...