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  • Champion, privacy, and prayer: Letters

    Champion, privacy, and prayer: Letters
    Thank you for a fantastic tribute on Dr. Kevin Sherin ("Health Department chief to leave post for California," Orlando Sentinel, Sunday). Many readers likely learned for the first time of Sherin's health-care victories, including those surrounding HIV,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Vascular Health To Be Topic Of Next Art And Science Of Graceful Aging Series

    Vascular health will be the subject of the October Art and Science of Graceful Aging series at Duncaster. The session will take place Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. at Duncaster Retirement Community in Bloomfield. Attendance is free and open to the public, but pre-...
  • Baltimore joins nation in offering prescription drug take-back event

    Continuing Maryland's push to stem drug abuse, officials sought Wednesday to refocus the annual prescription "take-back" day on treatment and prevention and away from law enforcement. The nationwide take-back day — which is Saturday — has...
  • Judge Orders Man Acquitted By Reason Of Insanity To Remain In Prison

     Judge Orders Man Acquitted By Reason Of Insanity To Remain In Prison
    MIDDLETOWN — The right that a man found not guilty by reason of insanity has to mental health treatment does not trump the court's obligation to protect people's safety, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday in an unusual case involving a patient...
  • First enterovirus case confirmed in Maryland

    First enterovirus case confirmed in Maryland
    Maryland health officials confirmed Wednesday the first case of enterovirus D68, a somewhat rare type of respiratory infection that has been sweeping the country and largely sickening children with asthma and underlying health conditions. Doctors in...
  • 'Collateral' death toll expected to soar in Ebola crisis

    'Collateral' death toll expected to soar in Ebola crisis
    Deaths from infectious diseases such as malaria, diarrhea and pneumonia are likely to soar in West African countries where a vast outbreak of Ebola has crushed health systems and killed nurses and doctors. Specialists on deadly diseases say deaths...
  • Audit questions fiscal procedures at state mental health agency

    Audit questions fiscal procedures at state mental health agency
    The state's Mental Hygiene Administration didn't have adequate procedures to ensure consumers given care were eligible, according to audit by the Department of Legislative Services during fiscal 2013. The state funds in question totaled $16.4 million....
  • Crusaders needed to answer mental health cries

     Crusaders needed to answer mental health cries
    It's hard to say what would suddenly drive a man to threaten his roommates with a gun. Or cause him to threaten to shoot himself. Or to shout at responding officers, with weapon in hand, "Just do it." But those suicidal actions last week led to the...
  • From morning sickness to weight gain

    From morning sickness to weight gain
    Pregnancy is one of the most amazing experiences a women has the opportunity to go through. It can also be a very stressful time as your body is changing and growing and you have someone else counting on you to provide a safe place for them to develop....
  • Acceptable exercises for pregnant women

    Acceptable exercises for pregnant women
    Women commonly gain weight during pregnancy. Though such weight gain is expected and perfectly natural, some women still want to maintain a healthy weight and hope to avoid gaining a few too many pounds while they're pregnant. Exercise can be a great...
  • Help your child transition from crib to bed

    Help your child transition from crib to bed
    Much of a young child's life revolves around adapting to new situations. Even when a routine is established, things  can change and new skills must be learned. From moving from bottle to cup, to giving up a pacifier, to no longer using diapers or training...