Returning to civilian life after serving in the military can be complicated, but Carroll County has resources for its veterans to make that process a little bit easier. Here are the biggest issues facing the county’s veteran population and ways to work on resolving them.
This is an election year and the electronic media is loaded with political ads. My favorite (I have viewed two different versions) warns voters that if they vote for a Democrat some "bad things" will inevitably occur. The joke is that all the "bad things" would be welcomed in this household.
State-sponsored health insurance for all Marylanders such as the single-payer plan proposed by Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous could cost $24 billion a year, forcing lawmakers to significantly raise taxes, according to a nonpartisan analysis.
The Board of County Commissioners moved forward on planning for the Family and Children’s Services new domestic violence shelter, and grant submissions and acceptances for the Money Follows the Person and Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Services programs Thursday.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the health system for former military personnel, thinks sentiments like this are keeping many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans from using their services. An initiative aims to change that.
Alec Ross, 46, is among seven serious candidates running for the Democratic nomination for governor. Ross says his varied experiences — teacher, janitor, author, tech innovator — have prepared him to lead Maryland.
The decision of White House physician Ronny Jackson to to get out of the kitchen rather than face any more fire, is only the latest head-scratcher coming from this incomprehensible gang of misfits who have descended on a capital already overstocked in them, and in both parties to boot.
This free event hosted by Carroll Hospital is targeted at the medical and social work professionals who may interact with people who have experienced trauma as well as lay people looking to better understand how trauma may affect their own behavior and that of their loved ones.
New documents made public Wednesday suggest Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was involved with the purchase of the controversial $31,000 furniture set for his office suite, despite claims by an agency spokesman that he was not aware of it.
Havre de Grace residents continue to express concerns about the medical center and psychiatric hospital that will be built near the Interstate 95/Route 155 interchange, as part of Upper Chesapeake Health's plan to close Harford Memorial Hospital.
Trumpcare will have the same unpleasant outcome as Obamacare because the basic flaw in both is allowing healthy citizens the option to avoid health care premium payments until they are seriously ill at which time the cost becomes enormous. Young, healthy citizens will never be induced to voluntarily purchase health insurance. Ultimately, Trumpcare will become untenable, and the country will be forced to consider the obvious solution: universal health care.
While Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price was in West Virginia last week, he described methadone and buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorders as just "substituting one opioid for another." This statement swiftly, and rightly, drew widespread criticism from the medical community, including former Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. On the surface, Dr. Price is correct: Both methadone and buprenorphine (brand name Suboxone) are synthetic opioids. However, taking them in the context
Mayor Catherine Pugh's list of nominees to fill the city's largely-vacant Civilian Review Board — which she first mentioned Thursday but has declined to provide or discuss — includes several academics and attorneys, as well as a former high-ranking official in the Baltimore sheriff's office, The Baltimore Sun has confirmed.
There are a million stories in the life of a city, and some of them validate the misanthrope's hateful view of mankind. But then, you might be as surprised by this story's turn of events as Bob Padousis was.
President Donald Trump issued an executive order freezing federal hiring last week because he said the federal workforce had grown too big. The facts, however, do not support Trump's statement. In fact, the number of federal civilian employees has decreased over the past several decades.
Michael J. Romanelli, former chief of the Computation Branch at Aberdeen Proving Ground and a World War II veteran, died Thursday from cancer at Perry Point Veterans Administration Medical Center. He was 94.