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Asthma (INACTIVE)

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  • 10 hidden dangers at home

    10 hidden dangers at home
    We like to think of our home as a safe haven where we can rest, unwind and enjoy times with friends and family. But there's danger lurking where you least expect it. More than half a million Marylanders suffered injuries that required hospital...
  • Orioles' Nolan Reimold to play in minor league games for more at-bats

    Orioles' Nolan Reimold to play in minor league games for more at-bats
    — With minor league spring training games underway, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold will begin making trips to the Twin Lakes Park complex for at-bats there. "I haven't had very many at-bats the last two years, and the ones I did, I wasn't...
  • Early Orioles spring training notes on Nolan Reimold, Francisco Peguero and more

    Early Orioles spring training notes on Nolan Reimold, Francisco Peguero and more
    SARASOTA, Fla. – With minor league spring training games starting today, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold will begin making trips to the Twin Lakes Park complex for at-bats there. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Reimold can have around 10 at-...
  • Yes, attendance is that important [Commentary]

    Yes, attendance is that important [Commentary]
    Many good things are happening in Baltimore's public schools. We've moved away from zero-tolerance discipline policies, graduation rates are on the rise, and middle-graders are scoring higher on national assessments. But much more progress is needed,...
  • Energy drinks a threat to kids [Letter]

    Energy drinks a threat to kids [Letter]
    Proposed legislation restricting the sale of energy drinks in Maryland is necessary because the energy drink industry targets their marketing at teenagers and does not warn consumers of the dangers of energy drinks ("No one cards at Starbucks," Feb. 27)....
  • Voters yet to get clear picture of Brown's vision for Maryland

    Voters yet to get clear picture of Brown's vision for Maryland
    As the front-runner in the Democratic race for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown often rallies his supporters as though he were already the incumbent. He touts the past seven years under Gov. Martin O'Malley as "righting the ship" — but then...
  • Military recruiters challenged to fill smaller, specialized force

    Chief Petty Officer Tori Novo says she finds herself saying "no" to young people who want to ship out to sea with the Navy more often than she used to. A recruiter for seven years, Novo says she has seen the standards for enlisting in the Navy become...
  • Understanding pesticide risks [Editorial]

    Understanding pesticide risks  [Editorial]
    Pesticides have been linked to a variety of human diseases, from cancer to birth defects, asthma and various disorders of the nervous system, so it's hardly unreasonable for people to be concerned about their exposure to them. But good luck finding out...
  • Modern pesticides are safe to use [Letter]

    Modern pesticides are safe to use [Letter]
    In response to your recent editorial about the health risks associated with pesticides, I offer the following factual information and thoughts ("Understanding pesticide risks," Feb. 19): It is time to stop spreading a message of fear and instead take...
  • Asthma and pesticides [Letter]

    Asthma and pesticides [Letter]
    Regarding your editorial on the health risks of pesticide use, asthma was once thought to be caused by pesticides, but the link was later disproved ("Understanding pesticide risks," Feb. 20). According to recent studies by the National Institutes of...
  • Smoking is even worse than you thought [Editorial]

    Smoking is even worse than you thought  [Editorial]
    It's been half a century since the first U.S. surgeon general's report appeared linking smoking to lung cancer. In the decades that followed, federal and state health officials waged a vigorous public information and education campaign that convinced...
  • Obamacare saved me $4K [Letter]

    Obamacare saved me $4K [Letter]
    My wife and I would like to thank President Barack Obama for helping us save almost $4,000 a year on health care. I am 61 years old with a pre-existing condition of asthma which is under control with medication. Yet before the Affordable Care Act, my...