| Mar 23, 2012
| 2:26 PM
A celebration of the life of Greg Giovanazzi, former Olympic women's volleyball coach who also led programs at three area colleges, will be held Saturday at Towson University from noon to 3 p.m. Giovanazzi, 54, died in his sleep Monday after suffering...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:54 PM
State health officials are looking into two cases of meningitis, including one death, that may have been caused by spinal injections.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which announced the cases late Wednesday, would not release...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Maryland health officials said Monday that two more patients have developed meningitis in the state after receiving a steroid injection for back pain in an outbreak that has hit nearly two dozen states.
Both patients are alive, but no additional...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Maryland health officials said Monday that two more people in the state have developed meningitis after receiving a steroid injection for back pain, as an outbreak that has afflicted 105 people nationwide continues to grow.
Five people in Maryland have...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Hundreds of Marylanders may need spinal taps as public health leaders seek to rein in a fungal meningitis outbreak that continues to expand as more is learned about the unusual cases.
Health officials said Wednesday that they still are working to contact...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:42 PM
The many people who suffer from migraine headaches often seek quiet, dark places to ride them out. But there are effective means of preventing them, shortening their duration and even stopping them. There are established medications and lifestyle...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:59 PM
As attention from a multistate outbreak of meningitis centered on a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy on Thursday, Maryland clinics reached out to hundreds of patients who may have received injections of the steroid linked to the cases.
The outbreak has...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Patients who received epidural spinal injections at three Harford County facilities could be at risk of developing a rare fungal meningitis, according to a new warning from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Two Maryland residents have...
| May 20, 2012
Jonathan Libber likes his analog utility meter just fine.
And no amount of debate will convince him that new wireless, digital "smart meters" being installed by Baltimore Gas & Electric and other utilities around the country would help conserve energy,...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Maryland trainer Chris Grove knows all too well that racehorses sometimes take fatal missteps. It happened to one of his best horses last summer during a morning workout, and Grove likens the experience to losing a child.
To Grove, the animals' broken...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Hundreds of Baltimore-area families have volunteered for a government study to spray their suburban yards with pesticide, which researchers hope can protect them from Lyme disease but that environmentalists warn is unsafe.
The goal, federal and state...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Maryland health officials are reporting the state's first death from the West Nile virus.
State health department spokeswoman Dori Henry said Thursday that the department is not releasing any details on the death.
Maryland has had 13 cases of West...