| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:05 AM
The main floor of Laurel Regional Hospital was bustling with activity Friday, Oct. 25 as people stood in lines to get a wide range of free health screenings provided by doctors and other medical specialists.
Brochures, pamphlets, medical equipment and...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Baltimore prosecutors on Tuesday said a heart condition and dehydration were factors in the death of a man being restrained by police during a July traffic stop.
But the state medical examiner could not determine the degree to which the officers’...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:52 AM
If you are looking to drop pounds, the DASH diet is probably your best choice and Paleo your worst, according to rankings by U.S. News and World Report.
The magazine lauded the DASH diet, which was created to fight hypertension, as being easy to...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Over the past 20 years, conflicting information regarding the use of hormone therapy — and in particular bioidentical hormone therapy, which chemically matches hormones the body already produces — has confused women experiencing...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Q: How do I know if I need to put my child on a weight-loss diet? What is appropriate for a
A: Interestingly, 20 years ago, there was little interest in weight loss in a 9-year-old child. It was assumed that this was the “husky”...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:43 AM
When Ben Simpkins was 16, he was involved in an auto accident that turned out to be more of a lucky break than a tragedy.
During an examination that followed, doctors discovered the teenager's kidneys were failing. Without immediate action, Simpkins,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:05 AM
November is National Family Caregivers Month. This year’s theme is “Family Caregivers — Now More Than Ever!”
The number of family caregivers is growing each year, and the role they play is vital to our country. According to the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Laurel Regional Hospital officials are in the development stage of a major project that focuses on tackling women's health issues in a big way. According to hospital officials, they hope to soon open a one-stop facility, separate from the main building,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Simply referring to Maria Trent, M.D., as a pediatrician is a bit like calling Barack Obama an executive.
The Johns Hopkins Children's Center doctor's continuing achievements as a researcher, clinician, professor and advocate for adolescent health...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:00 PM
When federal authorities indicted an alleged Pikesville crime ring on charges of trafficking millions of dollars' worth of smuggled cigarettes, they also accused the group of moving an unusual piece of contraband: a medication sold over the counter in...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Ten women could have been out shopping for post-Christmas deals at the malls, or using their gift cards, or kicking back at home with family and friends, enjoying their presents and what was left of the holidays.
Instead, they arrived at large studio...
| Aug 16, 2013
The Chesapeake Life Center will sponsor the workshop "What Grief Teaches" for ages 18 and older from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Annapolis location, 445 Defense Highway. Information: 410-987-2129 or visit...