| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Salt is good? Or at least it's not bad. That's what a new meta-analysis in the American Journal of Hypertension finds. Also, a Christian Science perspective on "Millenial foodies" and a recipe for Old Bay fried green tomatoes.
| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:08 PM
When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly.
Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Charged with being all down-to-earth and accessible, the first thing doctors John Martin and Briana Walton did was lose the white coats. Then they got down to business.
"I'm really very surprised that so many people came out," said a smiling Martin....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 1:56 PM
A Maryland Transit Administration bus driver has died of a blood infection caused by the bacteria that also causes meningitis, health officials said Wednesday, but they played down the public health risk.
City and state health officials say the worker'...
| Aug 11, 2011
Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
| Oct 28, 2011
It was overwhelming, exhilarating, packed with information, entertaining and ultimately relaxing. What am I describing? It was the 50+Expo presented by the Howard County Department of Citizens Services, Office on Aging.
The event was held Oct. 21 from...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred.
Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:45 PM
In a July 13 opinion piece in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a pediatrician and a lawyer from Harvard suggest that child-protective services take severely overweight children away from negligent parents. I do think this question should...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:38 AM
Temperatures in the mid-90s on Monday drove Marilyn Ramirez to the beach at Rocky Point Park, where her children splashed in the Chesapeake Bay. But they probably won't be back at week's end.
With temperatures forecast to rise to 102 degrees by Friday,...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:27 AM
Like many veteran marathoners, Bob Pohl always had an eye on the clock.
"I used to tell my wife that if I drop in a race to stop my watch because I don't want to go to the hereafter with a bad time," he said. "The joke was funnier before."
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:25 AM
During the legislative session of Oct. 18, the Harford County Council acting in both its capacity as the Board of Health and the legislative body unanimously approved Resolution 28-11 establishing a Harford County Obesity Task Force. ...
| Sep 7, 2011
After a serious eastern earthquake, soggy Hurricane Irene and individually challenging personal disasters, we can surely use some captivating activities and loads of good news. That's just what we have in store.
As usual, our young people are leading the...