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  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Seasonal Affective Disorder
    Sometimes the dark dreary skies of the season turn our positive outlook into mush.  We call that the “winter blues."  And sometimes, when that dismal outlook on life doesn’t go away, it’s a more serious ailment known as Season...
  • December in the garden: Everything you need to know for your lawn and garden to thrive

    Almanac Average temperatures: High 73 Low 53 Rainfall: 2.31 inches Winter arrives: Dec. 22 Average date for first frost: Dec. 18 The moon 1. Moon phases •First quarter: Dec. 2 •Full moon: Dec. 10 •Last quarter: Dec. 17 •...
  • Pregnancy and Asthma: New Treatment Guidelines a Breath of Fresh Air?

    Pregnancy and Asthma: New Treatment Guidelines a Breath of Fresh Air?
    Carolina Rodriguez never had asthma until she turned 18--and it got worse when she became pregnant with her first child Kaysie who is now two-and-a-half years old. Carolina is now 18 weeks pregnant with her second child and her asthma is back. "Actually...
  • Wishing for the right to make that final exit

    Wishing for the right to make that final exit
    Colleen Kegg hasn't worked out the details of her exit plan yet. But about one thing, Kegg is clear: When she can no longer feed herself or go to the bathroom without assistance, she will take steps to end her life. A rare and incurable neurological...
  • Elm seedlings are annoying but nearly unavoidable

    Elm seedlings are annoying but nearly unavoidable
    Q. The Drake elm in my yard and those of the neighbors produce thousands of seeds every fall and I spend most of the years pulling the seedlings up. How do you control the problem? A. Like you, most gardeners spend some time pulling out the Drake elm...
  • Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get

    Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get
    Beyond what we eat, what we're born with and what we do, our environment contributes in major — and mostly unnoticed — ways to our health and our weight. All have conspired to make two-thirds of adult Americans and one-third of American...
  • Hollowed out tangerines? Rats!

    Hollowed out tangerines? Rats!
    Q. We woke up this morning to all our tangerines on the ground leaving only empty shells. The tree was small with about 25 fruits. Was this due to squirrels or something else? A. Something else, like a herd of rats, probably beat you to the tangerines...
  • January in the Garden

    January 2012 Calendar - (prints 12/31/11) Average temperatures High 72 Low 50 Rainfall 2.43 inches Florida Arbor Day: January 20 1. Moon phases for January First quarter 1 Full moon 9 Last quarter 16 New moon 23 First quarter 30 2. Moon sign...
  • The power of sleep

    The power of sleep
    Are you tired, run-down, listless? The answer to your problem is probably not in a little brown bottle. It could be as simple as a good night’s sleep. But for 45 million Americans, that’s an elusive dream. Even worse, sleep deprivation,...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Never give baby aspirin to feverish children

    During a recent office visit, I saw a 4-year-old child who was not one of my regular patients. He had a fever and a runny nose. His mother was giving me the child's medical history as I began examining the boy. I had my back slightly turned from her. The...
  • Harford collects 3,750 pounds of prescription drugs

    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's Carl Kotowski, assistant special agent in charge of the DEA Baltimore Office, presented an award to Harford County Executive David R. Craig Jan. 17 in honor of the county's successful role in the nationwide...