Unfortunately — and often all too tragically— a growing percentage of students enter or return to school without the most important back to school requirement: vaccinations. These students are part of a new generation vulnerable to childhood diseases that have long since been under control but are now making a comeback due to parental misinformation and bad science.
There are 21 "national sponsors" listed on the Little League Baseball website. These are corporations that pay sizable sums for the right to hitch their products to the wholesome Little League brand — including Gatorade, the ubiquitous sports-drink brand, even though pediatricians think kids drink too much of the stuff.
Despite Thursday's relatively mild temperatures, summer is far from over, and county agencies are doing what they can to spread the word that there is no excuse for leaving a child—or a pet—in a hot, unattended car.
As summer swings into view and the lengthening days and higher sun push the mercury to brow-sweating levels outside, the AAA Mid-Atlantic auto club would like motorists to think about how hot it can get inside a car, according to spokeswoman Christine Delise.
After multiple failed attempts, the potato industry is once again leading a charge to allow white potatoes in WIC food packages, despite more than eight years of research conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Institute of Medicine determining that WIC participants already consume enough potatoes in their diets. In a statewide survey among Maryland WIC participants, 15 percent of 6- to 8-month olds and 24 percent of 9- to 12-month olds consumed white potatoes, often French fries,
By By Renee E. Fox and Tina L. Cheng and Maureen Black
Christopher Doyle says he doesn't think there is anything wrong with being gay. He also says people with same-sex attractions, including children, can rid themselves of those attractions through therapy, from him, on a couch in a tidy suburban home in Bowie.
Annapolis High School junior Dajuan Gay left an after school job early on Wednesday afternoon to petition the Anne Arundel board of education for later school start times and then departed to resume a regimented daily schedule that usually ends with bedtime at 1 a.m