| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:18 AM
The Harford County Council narrowly approved a $125,000 economic development loan to Independent Can Company and also passed an updated water and sewer master plan during its meeting last week.
The 10-year loan to Independent Can, an international...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:05 AM
The main floor of Laurel Regional Hospital was bustling with activity Friday, Oct. 25 as people stood in lines to get a wide range of free health screenings provided by doctors and other medical specialists.
Brochures, pamphlets, medical equipment and...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Rockville researchers are on the cusp of developing the first-ever malaria vaccine. The impact on global health would be revolutionary — the mosquito-borne disease sickens 200 million people each year and claims more than half a million lives....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:16 AM
As I write this, I’m still trying to process the emotional promo I just witnessed for the Cory Monteith tribute episode coming next week. More about that later.
Tonight we were treated to, in my humble opinion, a much better “part two”...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Del. James Hubbard, who represents those of us in District 23A in Prince George's County, is the recipient of the 2013 Legislator of the Year Award bestowed by the Maryland Retailers Association. The award was presented at the MRA's annual dinner on Sept....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Baltimore County will build a $5 million animal shelter to replace its aging facility in Baldwin as part of a plan to improve services for pets, officials announced Monday.
The county also will begin offering spay and neuter services at the current...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Food and Drug Administration's plans to streamline the approval process for "breakthrough" drugs that treat life-threatening diseases is great news for patients and has enormous potential for our pharmaceutical industry, already in the midst of an...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When Brian Kahatt discovered a marble-sized lump on his neck a few years ago, he didn't think anything of it. When it didn't go away after a couple of months, he decided to see a doctor.
The doctor told him he had stage 3 tonsil cancer.
Seven weeks of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Thank you for informing your readers about the work of the Global Fund ("Global Fund seeks $15 billion to control three big killers," Sept. 12).
Since its inception in 2002, the Global Fund has provided treatment and prevention to millions of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The Patapsco Heritage Greenway Inc. is dedicated to preserving, protecting, interpreting and restoring the environment, history and culture of the Patapsco River Valley. If you are interested in becoming an environmental activist, here are a few of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:32 AM
A raccoon found in Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis has tested positive for rabies, and health officials are looking for any person or pet who may have come in contact with it.
The animal was found at the park's visitor center on Thursday.
| Sep 18, 2013
For the sixth consecutive year, the Harford County Health Department is partnering with the 4 Paws Spa and Training Center Inc. and international rabies experts to recognize World Rabies Day.
Through its low cost rabies vaccination clinic to be held on...