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  • For a night, a baby fox finds comfort from firefighters

    For a night, a baby fox finds comfort from firefighters
    If you've ever heard a baby fox screaming for its mother on a dark spring night — foxes can sound eerily human — you'll know why a team of volunteer firefighters in Harford County was alerted to the howls of a desperate pup trapped in a...
  • Cinco de Gato Adoption Event

    Cinco de Gato Adoption Event
    Get your gato on: There’s another reason to celebrate Cincy de Mayo this Sunday, May 5. That’s because the Maryland SPCA will host its Cinco de Gato Adoption Event, where all cats six months old and older can be adopted for just $5!...
  • Rescued fox pup euthanized for fear of rabies

    Rescued fox pup euthanized for fear of rabies
    A baby fox rescued Tuesday night from a storm drain in Edgewood by a well-meaning group of Harford County firefighters was later euthanized so it could be tested for rabies — though the disease was not ultimately found. The decision — which...
  • There's no substitute for good health [Editorial]

    There's no substitute for good health [Editorial]
    The Harford County Council's vote last week to establish a "healthy community planning board" makes a lot of practical sense, political prejudices about government involvement in health care notwithstanding. Under the Harford County Charter, the...
  • Micraculous outcomes at Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue [Ellicott City]

    There's nothing small about Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue in Ellicott City.  Since its founding in 2009 as Small Miracle Cat Rescue, the nonprofit organization has saved the lives of over 6,000 stray, surrendered and abandoned cats.  In 2011,...
  • The NRA has finally been marginalized

    The NRA has finally been marginalized
    We know that a cigar is generally just a cigar, but the same cannot be said about a gun. For some, a gun is a fetish item protected by the Second Amendment while for others it is simply an extension of manhood. A gun is a lethal weapon which many citizens...
  • The red herring of human gene patents

    The red herring of human gene patents
    The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding. — Louis D. Brandeis Just a few words and little thought separate yet another stronghold of the American economy from ruin....
  • Time to dial up some healthy skepticism

    Time to dial up some healthy skepticism
    The U.S. government is trying "to create a database of every [phone] call ever made." That's how one informed person described the National Security Agency's effort to USA Today. That newspaper also confirmed that not only is the government collecting...
  • For our kids' sake, food safety must be a priority

    As a pediatrician, my No. 1 concern is to keep children safe and healthy. Inside the walls of my office, I can provide services and counseling to help do just that, whether by giving an infant her first childhood vaccine, providing a mental health...
  • The new school (health) rules

    The new school (health) rules
    Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions. While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
  • Henrietta Lacks honored in 15th annual Turners Station celebration

    Henrietta Lacks honored in 15th annual Turners Station celebration
    Long before the best-selling book about Henrietta Lacks and her immortal cells was written, Turners Station neighbors gathered to honor her legacy, a tradition that continued Saturday. Lacks' great-granddaughters, born about half a century after her...
  • Community health worker helps lower barriers in sickle cell treatment

    Community health worker helps lower barriers in sickle cell treatment
    Sharon Johnson is not a physician or scientific researcher. She has never been trained as a nurse. Her most recent prior occupation was as office manager in a dental practice. Yet colleagues say she's a bundle of compassion, a quick study and a genius at...