| May 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Several Reservoir High School students made presentations at the annual Howard County Public School System Student Learning Conference. Their presentations were about the research and internships that they have been involved in throughout this year....
| May 1, 2013
| 3:31 PM
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...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:58 PM
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!...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:13 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
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...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Pet owners in Perry Hall will soon have a low-cost opportunity to get a rabies vaccination for their furry friends.
Baltimore County Department of Health will hold a rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets at nine locations on separate...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:09 PM
All dogs, cats and ferrets can get their rabies vaccinations in the coming weeks at clinics sponsored by the Harford County Health Department.
Four clinics will be offered 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28 across the county, with four more scheduled the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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....
| Mar 13, 2013
Pets with Irish names like Shamus, Michael and Amara are celebrating St. PAWtrick's Day at the Humane Society of Harford County on Sunday, March 17 from noon to 4 p.m. No matter whether you're looking for a companion as small as a leprechaun or one who...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A Marylander has died of rabies for the first time since 1976, state health officials said Tuesday. It is not yet known how the person contracted the virus, which is found in animals across the state.
Officials are exploring how and where the person...