| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Area hospitals are coping with a surge of patients with achy bodies, fevers and sore throats as the nation grapples with a flu season that has hit earlier and harder than usual.
The flu virus is unpredictable, so no one knows when the outbreak will...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:22 AM
In school in eastern Kentucky in the early 1960s, I got the benefit of traditional teaching of grammar: These are the rules; follow them. Mathematics was taught the same way: These are the functions; do them this way. In neither case was the underlying...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:32 PM
A Baltimore County teacher has been diagnosed with a probable case of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, school and health officials say.
The fifth-grade teacher at Harford Hills Elementary School in Carney was sent to the hospital Monday after...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:33 AM
Guys, that was an awesome Nick and Jess episode, so let’s just get into it.
After last week’s back-to-back episodes, Jess decided that she was going to be a new woman, and that meant casually sleeping with a really, really, good-looking man...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Project Runway might be over, but Janell couldn't stay away. (OK, I begged her to stay.) So she's taking on the rest of this season of Top Model. Thanks, Janell!:Previously, on America’s Next Top High Fashion Italian Vogue Model, the......
| Jul 13, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Janell's back with the penultimate recap of this season of True Beauty. (Next challenge: Making the contestants spell or define penultimate.):Welcome to the Fantastic Four (tm Clueless Amy)! Well, we begin with a thrill-less threesome of Bubbly Erika,...
| Apr 7, 2011
Of the nation's 22 million people with asthma, six million are children, according to the National Institutes of Health. In Baltimore, as many as one in five children suffers from the condition and many go untreated. Dr. Keyvan Rafei, head of pediatric...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:16 PM
In an effort to increase the immunization rates for school-age children, the Harford County Health Department will be holding early Back-to School Immunization Clinics for uninsured and underinsured students.
Each year, the Harford County Health...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Celebrity lifestyle blogs tend to be little more than bragging and holier-than-thou advice (cough*GwynethPaltrow*cough). But Jenni "JWOWW" Farley's is thankfully a bit different.
The "Jersey Shore" star officially launched her site, jwoww.com, today....
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:48 PM
It seems as though dreams really do come true as the 'Glee' gods grant my wish of having Idina Menzel, aka Rachel's mom, Shelby, return as a guest star in season three.
Even better? A Rachel and Shelby duet, of course! The dynamic duo sang "Somewhere...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 8:30 AM
The first laboratory-confirmed case of seasonal flu was reported Friday by state health officials, who are using the milestone to remind residents to get vaccinated for the virus. The case involves an adult in the Baltimore region, and comes two months...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:57 PM
It was the cellphone heard 'round the world.
A bouncy marimba ring tone on an iPhone erupted during the final soft, almost unbearably poignant minutes of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 9 at a recent New York Philharmonic concert in Lincoln Center.