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  • Md. infant mortality rate at record low for second year

    Md. infant mortality rate at record low for second year
    Maryland maintained a record low infant mortality rate for the second year in a row, statistics cheered by state leaders, though the rate continued to outpace the national average. The statistic shows deaths among infants under a year old and was 6.7...
  • Employers hit by rising health costs look to high-deductible plans

    Employers hit by rising health costs look to high-deductible plans
    There's a good chance during open enrollment this fall that you will be offered a high-deductible insurance plan with a savings account — if you haven't already been nudged into one. Increasingly, employers are offering this as a way to rein in...
  • Whooping cough making a comeback in Md., U.S.

    Whooping cough making a comeback in Md., U.S.
    Public health officials are warning adults and adolescents to get booster shots in the wake of an unusually large number of cases of whooping cough this year around the nation and in Maryland. More than 20,000 cases of the respiratory disease were...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 16 Plant sale Adkins Arboretum's annual Fall Native Plant Sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Native Plant Nursery, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. The sale benefits the Arboretum's education programs. Information: 410-634-2847 or...
  • Pain-free method of injecting drugs found

    Pain-free method of injecting drugs found
    For the needle adverse, there is good news. Researchers may have found a way to inject medications and vaccines without the ouch. A new laser-based system can blast microscopic jets of drugs into the skin. It’s the same type of laser used by...
  • First round of Harford rabies vaccination clinic 'big success,' more clinics this Sunday

    First round of Harford rabies vaccination clinic 'big success,' more clinics this Sunday
    Health officials in Harford County say they are concerned about a cyclical rise in rabies cases showing up in the county. While the numbers are nothing like those in the mid-1980s, when reported rabies cases in Harford topped the entire United States, it...
  • Scavenger hunters swarm Bel Air to fight cancer

    On Saturday afternoon, Bel Air was crawling with people donning green shirts and looking for something. While the folks wearing green shirts were looking for items as part of a scavenger hunt, they were helping in a small way to find effective...
  • World Rabies Day observed with pet vaccination clinic

    Calling attention to 2012 World Rabies Day, the Harford County Health Department is collaborating with international rabies experts and 4 Paws Spa and Training Center Inc., a local business in Forest Hill, to offer a low cost pet rabies vaccination clinic...
  • Charm City Puppies & Boutique

    Charm City Puppies & Boutique
    Many families treat their pets like children. That philosophy is taken quite literally at the new Charm City Puppies & Boutique in Columbia, where puppies are kept in baby cribs during store hours and tended to by staff outfitted in hospital scrubs....
  • Animal advocates oppose Howard's annual deer hunt

    Three deer stand frozen in a sunlit clearing at the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area, watching a visitor who appears around a bend in the path. After a few moments, two turn away and head for the woods, while the one in front — a slender...
  • 50 years ago: Harford begins polio vaccine push

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Sept. 27, 1962: A mass vaccination against polio began this week in Harford County schools and churches. The Type 2 vaccine would be given out immediately and the Type 3 vaccine would have to wait...
  • 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...