| Oct 21, 2012
HONOLULU — Palace intrigue? Check. Royal rapscallions? Some. Kings and queens and gorgeous things? You'll find those too.
You thought we were speaking of Britain, perhaps? Well, no, although Britain celebrated Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:14 PM
During this election cycle, it is increasingly popular in some circles to condemn government as wasteful, inefficient and incompetent. While there are thousands of federal, state and local government programs, each with its own index of success or...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:00 AM
In his recent commentary, Robert Embry uses Baltimore City public health initiatives to make the point that there are some things only government could accomplish ("Government does good; here's proof," Oct. 24). I disagree.
Except for the lead paint...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:21 PM
In response to her mother's letter dated Oct. 27. I am truly sorry to learn of Sara Sotomayor's adverse reaction to the vaccine proven to prevent many forms of cervical cancer. As with many decisions we make for our children we must weigh the risk...
| May 2, 2012
For decades, Dr. Ron Schultz has been preaching that we're over-vaccinating our pets. It seems traditional veterinary medicine has quietly but decidedly come to agree with him. The proof is in black and white -- the 2011 American Animal Hospital...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Around the globe, the leading cause of death for children under age 5 is pneumonia, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
About 18 percent of the deaths are from the infection. That’s 1.4 million kids...
| May 10, 2012
| 1:55 PM
It's very easy to be critical of government, to break out the cliches like "doing badly that which need not be done at all," and "I'm from the government; I'm here to help," but there are a number of necessary things that government does, does well and...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Jewish students in the University of California system labeled terrorists for their support of Israel. Black high school students pelted by bananas on a Tennessee campus tour. A hostile student in Maryland challenging his professor to a fight after the...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:00 PM
A research institute in Seattle is developing a new concept that could revolutionize vaccinations for kids scared of needles.
And as new research shows fewer parents have opted out of child vaccinations, a pain-free shot could be just the thing scared...
| Aug 23, 2012
The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years.
"Our mission is...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:50 AM
“For those students who are beginning school for the first time, one of the most important aspects is to help the student understand that school is fun and exciting,” says Chuck Lionberger, APR, Community Relations Specialist for Roanoke...