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  • Elkridge: Howard 50+ Expo set for Oct. 19

    Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 14th annual Howard County Office on Aging's 50+ Expo. This event is where the many faces of 50+ connect with over 150 vendors and exhibitors, and enjoy healthy aging seminars, life-enriching workshops, all day...
  • New HIV prevention drug may not be for everyone

    New HIV prevention drug may not be for everyone
    Sexual promiscuity fueled by alcohol and drug use led one 47-year-old Towson man to contract HIV. But when he heard about government approval of the drug Truvada to lower people's risk of getting the disease, he wasn't completely sold on it as a...
  • Perry Hall: Summertime, and your produce should be local

    Ah! The good ole summertime — hands down the best time of year for tasty fruits and vegetables. I've yet to meet a fellow Marylander who doesn't agree there's nothing like the taste of a juicy, ripe Maryland tomato. Isn't it comforting to know the...
  • Implantable pain disk may help those with cancer

    Implantable pain disk may help those with cancer
    An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief. In poor countries the cost is considered too high for drugs like morphine when such opioids are often stolen, abused or not taken...
  • Local biotech firm wins grant to develop vaccines for two viruses

    Profectus BioSciences Inc., a Baltimore-based biotechnology company, said Wednesday that it won a $5.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the development of a vaccine for a pair of contagious and deadly viruses that the U.S....
  • Letter: Rabies vaccine clinics successful

    Editor: The Harford County Health Department extends sincere appreciation to The Aegis for providing such positive publicity and support of Harford County Health Department rabies vaccination clinics in its April 25, article and subsequent May 11,...
  • Editorial: A shot in the arm

    It's very easy to be critical of government, to break out the cliches like "doing badly that which need not be done at all," and "I'm from the government; I'm here to help," but there are a number of necessary things that government does, does well and...
  • More people visiting retail clinics for medical care

    More people visiting retail clinics for medical care
    Not so long ago mixing a shopping trip with a visit to the doctor might not have crossed most people's minds. But the concept has caught on quickly. Clinics located in drug stores, supermarket and retail stores are attracting a rapidly growing number of...
  • Swine flu cases found in Maryland

    Swine flu cases found in Maryland
    Six Queen Anne's County residents have been diagnosed with a strain of swine flu that has been infecting people across the country, including many who have been attending state and local agricultural fairs, according to state health officials. There have...
  • Balancing cybersecurity and privacy

    Balancing cybersecurity and privacy
    From the assembly lines of Detroit to the steel mills of Pittsburgh to the oil fields of Houston, our country has been built by an entrepreneurial spirit and thirst for innovation. And despite our recent economic challenges, that spirit is alive and well....
  • Maryland looking to beef up vaccine requirements

    Maryland looking to beef up vaccine requirements
    Maryland's children would be required to get more vaccines before attending school under a proposal being considered by state health officials. But doctors and state health officials said most children are already getting the shots and that they are...
  • More hospitals allowing visits from patients' pets

    More hospitals allowing visits from patients' pets
    Ask patients in some area hospitals which caregivers they most look forward to seeing, and they'll say the ones with hairy faces and bad breath. For Sean Harris, they were his dogs Diesel and Wilson. For Michael Friedman, it was the family pooch,...