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  • Hopkins, Walgreens partner on East Baltimore pharmacy

    Hopkins, Walgreens partner on East Baltimore pharmacy
    Johns Hopkins Medicine and Walgreens are collaborating on a new drugstore that is expected to open by the end of the year in East Baltimore, the partners announced Thursday.
  • Save on pet medicines by shopping around

    Save on pet medicines by shopping around
    Pet owners: you can shop around for prescription medication for your companion animal. As discussed in my story today, under Maryland regulations a vet must give you a written copy of any prescription he or she is willing to fill him- or herself. It...

    Compare prescription prices: Consumer Website of the Week

    Compare prescription prices: Consumer Website of the Week
    Pricing for prescription drugs definitely isn't transparent. Pharmacies don't post lists of the costs for the medicines they dispense, and they can differ widely, so if it can pay to shop around. This is important to consider whether or not you're using...

    Brrrrr !! And colder tonight !

     
    That was bracing! Overnight lows ranged from around minus-8 degrees out in Garrett County, to about 11 degrees in Aberdeen. Here is a map with National Weather Service observer reports.We recorded a low of 10 degrees out on the WeatherDeck...

    Cold a factor in two Maryland deaths

     
    It's only October, and already state health officials are reporting two deaths in Maryland where cold weather was found to be a factor. It's fair warning that we need to be paying attention to folks in our community who may...