| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:38 AM
Bel Air area seniors suffering with chronic conditions may be able to obtain a new level of independence after participating in a new Living Well program hosted by the Town of Bel Air.
The six week session beginning on Oct. 16 is slated to provide...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:49 AM
t looks like the bastardized version of a gymnast's somersault, the parkour roll, but it's the most difficult parkour technique to master. In its own deceptive way, it's also the most dangerous.
Start with the stance, a squatting position with the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:58 AM
The grounds next to the Bel Air Farmer's Market were filled with vendors from across Harford County, who offered tips on developing a more healthy lifestyle during Saturday's third annual Healthy Harford Day.
The simplest tip during the event, put on...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Bill Kammerzell of Annapolis hoped to enroll in an insurance plan under health reform first thing Tuesday morning but the state's website crashed.
The state marketplace where the uninsured could start buying health plans began having problems...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:31 PM
I don't know if you remember, but we have been panicking lately about predictions that an epidemic of dementia is waiting to sweep through an aging U.S. population, bankrupting families as well as the health care system.
About 5.4 million Americans...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing a 10 percent cut to the Medicare payment for dialysis — a proposed reduction that is ill-advised, to say the least ("Medicare cuts hit dialysis hard," July 15).
Dangerous would be a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:06 AM
You don't have to be a heavy drinker to suffer from liver problems. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has become the most common chronic liver disease in all developed countries, including the United States, says Dr. Srinevas K. Reddy, assistant...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:40 AM
As I write, dueling leaf blowers compete, a lawn mower powerful enough for a golf course grinds around a small grassy plot, a jack hammer dril-il-il-il-il-ils the surface of Roland Avenue, cars honk at the intersection, and a police car (one of dozens...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Antoine Dow was working at his barbershop in Druid Heights two years ago when a woman came in and asked if he knew how to correctly put his baby down to sleep.
Turns out he didn't. He had laid his first son on his stomach, and planned to do the same...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:45 PM
It was excellent that readers could see that experts say smoothies and fruit drinks could sabotage their healthy diets ("Debate swirls over juicing," Sept. 5). Doctors have known this for years.
I've told hundreds of patients that I have a pound of...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Dr. Adam Kushner agreed to go to Syria last month to help in any way he was needed. And when the Baltimore surgeon got there, the work was waiting for him.
In the hours before he arrived at a small hospital in the northern province of Aleppo, a nearby...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
From The Aegis dated Aug. 4, 1988:
After a 26-year-absence, the Harford County Farm Fair returned for three days 25 years ago this week, three years of work all leading up to the weekend.
The new Harford Farm Fair was to feature commercial exhibits,...