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  • RFID tags help University of Maryland Medical Center track emergency drugs

    RFID tags help University of Maryland Medical Center track emergency drugs
    An average of twice a day, a patient at the University of Maryland Medical Center has a heart attack, dangerous allergic reaction or other emergency that requires supplies from a crash cart. The carts are the wheeled emergency stations that contain...
  • Getting educated on GMOs

    Getting educated on GMOs
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...
  • Who will make sure genetically modified foods are safe to eat?

    I was startled by University of Maryland nutritionist Karen Kolowski's recent article about genetically modified foods ("Educate yourself on genetically modified food," Aug. 8). While it is true that such foods don't occur in nature and that their...
  • Look for poison ivy before you pull weeds

    I was pulling weeds when I came across a poison ivy plant that was sandwiched between a pair of shrubs, and since I'm sensitive to poison ivy, I didn't touch the plant until I was appropriately prepared. Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy) grows wild...
  • Who's your pick to win U.S. Open?

    Olympic suits Kuchar Tom Yantz Hartford Courant Not Tiger, Phil, Bubba, Rory or Lee. "Kooch" will reign supreme. Matt Kuchar just won The Players Championship, where he beat a stellar field. The U.S. Open at the Olympic Club, toughened to the extreme...
  • The basics of newborn skin care

    The basics of newborn skin care
    First-time parents may not always know how to care for their newborn's skin or recognize common conditions. Most problems resolve themselves, and the basic rule of thumb for washing and choosing products is to go with what's simple, says Dr. Kate B....
  • Pot luck gifts from the kitchen: Designing gifts for hungry friends

    Gifts of love from your very own kitchen, including oatmeat squares, PB&C brownies and Far East party mix. If you haven't done so already, now's the time to decide what gifts you're going to provide for family, friends, neighbors and the like. Food is...
  • Baltimore Diner: Tyler Florence bringing fresh thinking to Md.

    Baltimore Diner: Tyler Florence bringing fresh thinking to Md.
    As the patient and sympathetic host of shows like "Food 911" and "How to Boil Water," Tyler Florence has been a welcome presence on the Food Network for 16 years. But some fans have trouble pinning him down, Florence said. They'll say, "What do you do?...
  • Hereford wins third straight Class 3A boys cross country title

    Hereford wins third straight Class 3A boys cross country title
    Winning a state championship as a team takes the hard work and commitment of all seven runners in a race and that’s what makes the Hereford boys’ feat of three straight Class 3A state titles a phenomenal achievement. Hereford captured the...
  • Maryland releases breast-feeding recommendations for hospitals

    Maryland releases breast-feeding recommendations for hospitals
    Maryland health officials want the state's hospitals to play a larger role in encouraging mothers to breast-feed in the crucial hours after they give birth, as growing evidence points to the health benefits of feeding babies human milk. The Maryland...
  • Ask the expert: giving cats pills

    Ask the expert: giving cats pills
      Giving my cat a pill is a difficult, sometimes bloody, endeavor. How do I make this easier on both of us? Giving cats pills is not an easy task, especially if you need to do it on a daily, long-term basis. Here are some of the techniques that can be...
  • A platform for the next Republican nominee

    A platform for the next Republican nominee
    Monday-morning quarterbacking is typically the preferred sport of the losing party. And the post-election GOP is no exception. The chattering class is full of explanations for Mitt Romney's loss: The candidate was too wealthy to be empathetic, too...