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Women's Health (INACTIVE)

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  • The 'threat' of free services for pregnant women

    The 'threat' of free services for pregnant women
    It's not enough to tell a woman who enters a crisis pregnancy clinic in Baltimore City that she will not be able to have an abortion there. A center must post a sign to share the information — or at least that is what City Council members voted...
  • Pregnancy centers are far better than the alternatives

    Pregnancy centers are far better than the alternatives
    Baltimore City Solicitor George Nilson claims pregnancy crisis centers engage in deceptive practices to lure women seeking abortions to their facilities ("Pregnancy center signs are necessary," July 24). Give me a break! The real threat to pregnant...
  • Stay healthy by treating gardening like it's a sport

    Stay healthy by treating gardening like it's a sport
    Lynne Brick loves to garden — and she knows how to stay healthy and safe while she's digging in the dirt. Brick, a veteran gardener and the president and founder of the local gym chains Brick Bodies and Lynne Brick's Women's Health and Fitness,...
  • Abortion rights not synonymous with women's health

    Abortion rights not synonymous with women's health
    When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"? Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health. But don't tell that...
  • Angelina Jolie among growing number of women choosing mastectomy before cancer

    Angelina Jolie among growing number of women choosing mastectomy before cancer
    Actress Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy rather than risk developing breast cancer hit close to home for Melissa DeSantis, a Bel Air mother of three children. As DeSantis read about Jolie's experience, she began to feel a sense of...
  • Celebrating 35 years, Laurel Regional Hospital plans changes

    Celebrating 35 years, Laurel Regional Hospital plans changes
    Beltsville native Pat Penkala doesn't remember much about May 4, 1978, her first day as an employee at Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital and just three days after the hospital admitted its first patient. "I was young, the hospital was quiet," Penkala...
  • State restores license of abortion doctor; 2 others' still suspended

    State restores license of abortion doctor; 2 others' still suspended
    A state panel restored the license of the doctor who is medical director of a group of abortion clinics accused by state regulators of putting women's health at risk, while the licenses of two other physicians who worked at the clinics remain suspended....
  • Three abortion clinic doctors lose licenses

    Three abortion clinic doctors lose licenses
    The state suspended the medical licenses of three doctors at abortion clinics accused by state regulators of putting women's health at risk — including one case in which a woman died. The suspensions include Dr. Mansour G. Panah, the medical...
  • God's will, rape and Romney

    Will the negative media coverage created by Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's incendiary remark, "even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, it is something that God intended to happen," be drowned in Hurricane Sandy'...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu immunization clinics The Department of Health will provide seasonal flu vaccinations at the following walk-in clinics. Both nasal-spray and injectable vaccinations will be available. •Glen Burnie Health Center, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: 'The Pony'

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: 'The Pony'
    "I just want you to be my gangster" - Billie Kent "Boardwalk Empire" teased viewers with two pretty slow-and-go episodes heading into “The Pony.” Gillian’s creepy disposal of Bizarro Jimmy aside, the show had crawled to a haunting,...