| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Dr. Jennifer Ashton is a Board-Certified Ob-Gyn, who specializes in Adolescent Gynecology. Born in California and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, she hails from a family of 6 other physicians and one nurse. She attended the Horace Mann School and then...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:31 PM
New Maryland football coach Randy Edsall has three preset buttons on his car radio: sports talk, news talk and country.
But none of those options appealed to Davin Meggett, the fourth-year captain who Edsall says will be his "workhorse" running back this...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 2:40 AM
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that flu cases have begun to creep up in February, making it one of the latest starts to the influenza season in almost three decades.
There are a few flu strains circulating, including H1N1, but...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:25 AM
State health officials say today that lab tests confirm all four members of a Calvert County family striken with a severe respiratory illness in recent weeks had the H3N2 strain of influenza A, a strain of the flu that has been going around this season....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Lou Ruth Blake was the family's matriarch who sang in the church choir and organized gospel shows. Lowell Frederick Blake liked to make people laugh. Venessa Marie Blake was the ardent churchgoer with a contagious smile.
All three family members died...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:09 PM
It's nearly spring, temperatures in the 70s, yet the flu waited until now to ramp up in Maryland, killing three members of a Calvert County family.
Usually, flu season strikes earlier. By this time last year, the flu had been widespread and had already...
| Mar 20, 2012
Tuesday evening, a man stood in front of a coffee shop crowd in the Faubourg Marigny while holding a small stack of papers, each containing line after line of blacked-out words.
The man was Jacques Morial, the brother and son of two of the city's...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Health care workers are still finishing up rounds of back to school immunizations but for everyone else, it's already time to start thinking about flu vaccinations.
"Does it seem a little early to be talking about it? Yes it does, but I understand it,...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 9:44 AM
The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Agriculture today announced three cases of a novel influenza A virus have been identified, and are now linked to an agricultural fair in southwestern Pennsylvania.
The first individual to become ill, announced...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:19 PM
As the state fair opens in Timonium, pigs that will be judged for prizes will also be under scrutiny from state veterinarians after an outbreak of swine flu nearly threatened to shut down the event.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 3:34 PM
While Michelle Obama is trying to teach us how to eat healthy, two restaurants are biting each other across the country over the trademark "Heart Attack Sandwich".
The "Second Avenue Deli", a kosher Manhattan deli, won a lawsuit against the Las Vegas-...