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  • Surgeon brings less-invasive technique to implanting heart pump to UM

    Surgeon brings less-invasive technique to implanting heart pump to UM
    Walter G. Amprey was driving his wife, Andrea, home from a restaurant one night last December when he turned onto an on-ramp for the Baltimore Beltway. A sudden dizziness overcame him. He blacked out. The family SUV ran off the road and rolled into a...
  • Entrepreneurs to make final sales pitch of CCBC business contest Saturday

    Eight budding entrepreneurs have made it to Saturday's final round of the Enterprise Institute's Business Plan Competition with the top four to be awarded money to make their dream a reality. The grand prize winner receives $500; second place gets $250;...
  • Reclaim Baltimore's parks to help battle childhood obesity [Commentary]

    Reclaim Baltimore's parks to help battle childhood obesity [Commentary]
    Childhood obesity is an epidemic in Baltimore, with the first signs seen in many children before they even reach traditional school age. Sixteen percent of the pre-kindergartners, ages 4 and 5, at one Northwest Baltimore public school were overweight,...
  • New grant expands Baltimore's 'B'more Fit' program [Commentary]

    New grant expands Baltimore's 'B'more Fit' program [Commentary]
    It is certainly not news that obesity is a growing health problem in this country and in the city of Baltimore. What is alarming, however, is that obesity has a disproportionately higher rate and impact on low-income, non-white populations in America. The...
  • Harford blasted by winter storm, as forecast

    Harford blasted by winter storm, as forecast
    Heavy snow continued to fall in Harford County Tuesday night as the temperature dipped into the teens. While forecasters had predicted a subzero wind chill, the air was still near downtown Bel Air. North Hickory Avenue was quiet, except for the...
  • 'The Bachelor' recap: I Juant You to Juant Me

    'The Bachelor' recap: I Juant You to Juant Me
    DISCLAIMER: Before we discuss what is so very wrong with tonight’s episode, I would like to address el elefante in the room. Recently, Juan Pablo made some very disturbing comments concerning the possibility of a gay Bachelor. I do not care to...
  • Reservoir High dancers swing at state showcase [North Laurel/Savage]

    The Reservoir High School Dance Company performed at the 25th annual Maryland Public High School Dance Showcase Concert. Only 17 schools in the state were invited to perform. The company performed "Rosie the Riveter," paying tribute to all the women who...
  • New year brings resolutions and new fitness trends at MAC

    New year brings resolutions and new fitness trends at MAC
    It's January and that means new year's resolutions to get fit. At the Maryland Athletic Club in Timonium, like hundreds of other gyms across Baltimore County, membership has spiked this month. "It never fails," said Jeff Urban, MAC's director of...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Resolutions Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the Mayo Clinic Diet. This 12-week workshop aims to help break unhealthy food habits. The program is led by a registered dietitian and cardiac rehabilitation specialist. Class will be held from 5:30 p.m....
  • Mrs. Maryland Zereana Jess-Huff on surviving cancer, promoting women's health and striking a work-life balance

    Mrs. Maryland Zereana Jess-Huff on surviving cancer, promoting women's health and striking a work-life balance
    Columbia resident Zereana Jess-Huff was crowned Mrs. Maryland America 2014 in October. For the 34-year-old wife, mother, philanthropist and corporate executive, winning the crown provided a fitting ending to a frightening chapter in her life and an...
  • Violence prevention ideas aired at City Hall meeting

    Violence prevention ideas aired at City Hall meeting
    The founder of last year's 300 Men March and two Baltimore City Council members held an emergency planning meeting Friday evening at City Hall, saying the bloody start to the new year spurred them to develop a violence prevention strategy sooner than they...
  • Paying one's dues [Editorial]

    Paying one's dues  [Editorial]
    Public employees have a right to be represented by a union and to collective bargaining in states like Maryland where the law allows it. And the only way such a system can work — at least on a practical level — is to require all those...