| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The publication of Alfred Sommer's new memoir, "10 Lessons in Public Health," comes precisely 30 years after the publication of the most important thing he's ever written: "Increased mortality in children with mild vitamin A deficiency," a report of a...
| Apr 17, 2013
The Pennel family of Edgewood, is serving as the 2013 Harford County March for Babies Ambassador Family to help raise awareness about the lifesaving research and support of the March of Dimes and their team, Two Tiny Blessings, will participate in the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Could the path to the pot o’ gold be paved with pawprints? Two local animal shelters think so, and they’ve invited you to special St. PAWtrick’s Day parties to find out for sure.
You are invited to The Humane Society of Harford County&...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Target opening in October in Canton will offer clinic services to shoppers, store officials announced.
The Target Clinic inside the new store at Canton Crossing, one of the city’s largest new retail developments, will offer more than 60...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Q: What are the symptoms of feline leukemia? How can I protect my cat against it if I have to board her with other cats?
A: Great questions, because feline leukemia is incurable, surprisingly common, highly contagious and a leading cause of death for...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The first Marylander to succumb to rabies since 1976 developed the virus through a kidney transplant that took place more than a year before the Army veteran died of the disease in February, national health and defense officials said Friday.
| Mar 29, 2013
| 2:02 PM
We've all heard that vaccines can lead to autism. But we've also heard that it's just a myth. And almost every health expert disputes the vaccine-autism link, as do numerous studies. But it's always in your mind: Am I doing the right thing?
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Last week, Catonsville resident Jason Howard reaped the rewards for his theory on how to treat and cure cancer.
Now he and his co-workers are hoping the notoriety will mean a boost for their cause.
Howard was awarded $25,000 on April 3 from the Rangos...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Jason Howard, 32, posed a question to Johns Hopkins University students and doctors on Wednesday.
"So how are we doing in the war against cancer?" he asked those gathered for the second annual Rangos Award for Creativity in Cancer Discovery...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Over the past six years, Maryland has taken a balanced approach when it comes to fiscal policy — making responsible cuts to spending while prioritizing investments in jobs, opportunity, and a stronger middle class. Because of this balanced approach,...