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  • Gansler pickets Safeway on behalf of union

    Gansler pickets Safeway on behalf of union
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler joined union workers picketing a Bowie Safeway Tuesday to pressure the grocery giant to concede on the health benefits that are tying up contract negotiations. "This all about awareness," Gansler, who is...
  • Grasso becomes chairman of Anne Arundel council

    Grasso becomes chairman of Anne Arundel council
    Anne Arundel County Councilman John Grasso was elected chairman of the council Monday night. Grasso, a Glen Burnie Republican, will lead council meetings for the next year. In Anne Arundel, the chairman generally is a member of the majority party...
  • Federal government approves new Medicare waiver for Maryland

    Federal government approves new Medicare waiver for Maryland
    The federal government is expected to announce its approval Friday of a plan that would allow Maryland to continue setting hospital reimbursement rates for Medicare patients and could become a national model for reducing health care costs. The decision,...
  • Mikulski says Md. should stick to own health exchange

    Mikulski says Md. should stick to own health exchange
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski said Friday that Maryland should not switch to the federal government's health exchange despite technical problems with the state-run website where the uninsured can buy plans under the Affordable Care Act. "I think Maryland is...
  • Inequality is the new norm in America [Commentary]

    Inequality is the new norm in America [Commentary]
    Inequality is replacing the American dream, because the U.S. economy — thanks to Washington's mismanagement — is underperforming. America still produces one fifth of the world's goods and services, but it accounts for a much smaller share of...
  • Mount Vernon trees: Why not replace all the old people while we're at it? [Letter]

    Mount Vernon trees: Why not replace all the old people while we're at it? [Letter]
    If the Mount Vernon Conservancy thinks it's such a good idea to replace old, mature trees with young ones ("Group fights to stop tree removal at Mount Vernon Place," Nov. 29), why don't we replace all mature, old people with young people! It would save...
  • Howard Co. launches health program in Laurel-Savage area

    Howard Co. launches health program in Laurel-Savage area
    Although Howard County is recognized as a state leader in health initiatives, there are some areas in the county that are lagging behind. "Not everything is fine and dandy in this area," said Bibi Perotte-Fosten, a North Laurel resident and community...
  • Employers invest more in workplace wellness

    Employers invest more in workplace wellness
    Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that has helped in her job leading employee training for 1st Mariner Bank. "Being in front of a classroom of people … I don't feel...
  • Keep our working families healthy and safe [Commentary]

    Keep our working families healthy and safe [Commentary]
    Consider this scenario: A single mom's baby wakes up with a fever. She can either give him a dose of Tylenol, hoping it brings the baby's temperature down long enough to make it through her shift as a waitress, or stay home and miss a whole day's pay...
  • Antibiotic abuse on the farm [Editorial]

    Antibiotic abuse on the farm  [Editorial]
    The rise of drug-resistant bacteria is one of the more alarming health threats of the past several decades. Some of the nation's top hospitals, including one operated by the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, have experienced deadly outbreaks....
  • Washington drives itself to dangerous distraction

    Washington drives itself to dangerous distraction
    First came the drama over the government shutdown. Then the showdown over the debt ceiling. Now another round of negotiations on the budget deficit. Pardon me for asking, but when exactly will Washington begin to deal with the crisis of jobs, wages...
  • Pet-store owner seeks home for abandoned cat

    Pet-store owner seeks home for abandoned cat
    The UPS driver looked a little befuddled when he walked into Howl on Chestnut Ave., in Baltimore yesterday afternoon. “There’s a cat out here in a carrier,” he told Robin McDonald, owner of the natural pet-supply store. She...