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  • Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling

    Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling
    Johns Hopkins researchers will share in a $30 million grant that aims to find the best methods of preventing falls, a big problem for seniors. Ten institutions will begin recruiting seniors in the fall for a five-year study that will compare existing...
  • Bel Air celebrates 'liberating' kite flying at annual festival

    Bel Air celebrates 'liberating' kite flying at annual festival
    Hundreds of people came out Saturday for what one visitor called "good old-fashioned family fun" during the ninth annual Kite Day Festival in Bel Air's Rockfield Park. "Good old-fashioned family fun," April Southard of Bel Air, who came with her 2-year-...
  • Health disparity persists [Commentary]

    Health disparity persists  [Commentary]
    Nearly half a century has passed since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." Yet decades later, only modest progress has been made to reduce the pervasive...
  • No looking backward [Commentary]

    No looking backward [Commentary]
    Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Our resolve for improved health care should...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots The Department of Health is offering free vaccinations. Nasal-spray vaccine is for healthy people age 2 to 49. It is not for pregnant women. The clinics also have the high-dose flu shots for people 65 years of age and older. Pneumococcal...
  • New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job

    New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said. Governing has been even tougher. In the five months since his 59-vote victory,...
  • Baltimore's brighter budget [Editorial]

    Baltimore's brighter budget  [Editorial]
    When Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake prepared her first city budget in 2010, she had to find a way to resolve a projected $190 deficit. In 2011, she faced another shortfall, this time $65 million. In 2012, the projected deficit was $48 million. Last year,...
  • A single-payer Medicaid system for Maryland [Letter]

    A single-payer Medicaid system for Maryland [Letter]
    Regarding your article on Connecticut's health exchange ("Maryland looks to Connecticut as exchange model," March 14), Maryland should copy that state's one-payer Medicaid system for the poor. In 2012, Connecticut's Medicaid program jettisoned its...
  • What the Corvette Stingray tells us about America's place in the global economy [Commentary]

    What the Corvette Stingray tells us about America's place in the global economy [Commentary]
    Finding the road to a healthy economic policy sometimes is a matter of getting behind the wheel the proper performance vehicle. Driving the new Corvette Stingray is as enlightening as it is thrilling. The engine roars to life and propels you effortlessly,...
  • Putting doctors back in charge of health care [Commentary]

    Putting doctors back in charge of health care [Commentary]
    It's a fairly simple concept: When ill, you seek effective treatment from your doctor. Despite efforts by some Maryland health insurers to insert themselves into the middle of the physician-patient relationship, lawmakers are poised to make this simple...
  • Bleak outlook for the nation's employment [Commentary]

    Bleak outlook for the nation's employment [Commentary]
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) employment projections from 2012 through 2022 confirm what Americans already know: The nation is in a structural unemployment crisis, and the outlook is bleak. The U.S. job market has changed radically. Jobs are...
  • Former troops storm Capitol Hill to fight suicides by veterans

    Former troops storm Capitol Hill to fight suicides by veterans
    In Iraq, Lauren Augustine operated unmanned aircraft on surveillance and reconnaissance missions for the Army's storied 1st Infantry Division. In Washington last week, Augustine and her fellow veterans stormed Capitol Hill for comrades they say are...