| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Your smart phone is often thought of as unhealthy. It can make you anti-social, be a danger while driving and probably makes you fat (doesn't everything?). But hundreds of health experts are gathering in Prince George's County this week to discuss how a...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Ask any of the attendees of the pet first-aid and CPR class in Anne Arundel County why they would take such a course and each has the same response: Pets are like family, and you take care of family.
"You never know when you might need it," said Nicole...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Why do some people get sicker and die sooner than others? The answer involves more than our genes, behaviors and medical care, according to a new study by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and the advocacy group Equity Inc. It turns...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Anthony Clark hadn't even gotten a plate of food and already he was overcome with emotion, just seeing friends, having a medical student check his blood pressure and knowing hundreds of people had given their time to make sure those needier had a taste of...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Tom Stoner made his fortune owning AM radio stations, where the weekly Top 40 was eagerly anticipated by devoted listeners. Would their favorite artists move up this week? Would that new release make it?
"I remember how easy it was to decide who came...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Health care technology company WellDoc Inc. is close to raising $5 million from individual investors that will allow it to expand its mobile applications for disease management.
WellDoc, based in Baltimore, developed a mobile phone-based application that...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:30 PM
After moving aggressively in recent years to make a dent in Maryland's stubbornly high infant mortality rate, city and state officials plan to announce Wednesday a significant drop, to the lowest level on record.
Data from the state Department of...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 3:25 PM
Kathleen Harwell can't imagine what life on the streets would be like for a 59-year-old woman with diabetes and high blood pressure, but she's afraid she'll soon find out.
After nearly two years without work and no luck finding a new job, the Laurel...
| Jan 27, 2011
The new year brings a lot of resolutions to exercise. And sometimes the cold weather also means more snow shoveling. All that exertion can be harmful to people with abnormal hearts by leading to sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, director of...
| Aug 27, 2011
The Glenwood Lions Club is very proud of their Bushy Park Elementary School LEO Clubs, who came out to promote the Lions, as well as the many service activities the Cubs participate in throughout the year, by marching in the Howard County Fair Parade Aug....
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:33 PM
It was 1985, and Gordon Tomaselli had graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California at San Francisco. He was at a Boston hospital, interviewing for a possible fellowship, when he got the...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 6:33 PM
Deep furrows of concentration crease Dan Cenidoza's forehead.
The Perry Hall native assumes his stance. His left leg forward, he braces an inch-and-a-half-thick White Pages against his muscular thigh. Staring intently at the book, he forcefully grips and...