| Mar 13, 2015
| 4:27 PM
HARTFORD — Holden Rupert was a thriving grade-schooler despite having a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome. He rode a skateboard, performed on stage and had so many friends in his public school that he was known as the mayor.
But at age...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 9:49 AM
Like flashes of lightning, sharp pains strike 39-year-old Jason Bishop's left arm several times a day, causing him to writhe in agony.
Frustrated by his chronic suffering, Bishop has struggled to find relief at several Department of Veterans Affairs...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 9:24 AM
HARTFORD — He may look like Santa Claus to kids, but Dr. Paul Kanev was cool under fire when Lillian Colon brought her 3-year-old son to the emergency room in May 2003. Little Zachary Colon was unconscious.
At the time Kanev was chief of...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:12 PM
A thick line of people formed inside a DoubleTree hotel Saturday afternoon, all of them waiting to learn if they had earned the distinction of certified budtender, one of many titles for a person who works behind the counter at a medicinal marijuana...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:44 PM
Gov. Bruce Rauner this week awarded a medical marijuana license to a Naperville company planning to open two dispensaries.
The company, 3C Compassionate Care Center, received the go-ahead to operate a dispensary in Naperville on Quincy Drive and another...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The results are in! Nearly 8,000 votes determined the winners of 2014’s Best of Harford contest. From preferred personal trainers to choice child care, every category is another reason to love Harford County.
Dance Lessons: SwingTime Ballroom...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 2:37 PM
Until recently, Harford County residents interested in alternative approaches to health care had to travel a long way to find such services. But as the county has grown, many of these options have found their way here. Some of these treatments,...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:29 PM
Although a proposed medical marijuana amendment failed in the 2014 election, medical use of the plant could come to Florida as soon as July 1, 2016.
That's the date by which Florida would have to begin issuing marijuana patient ID cards under a bill...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:04 PM
As medical marijuana gets closer to debuting across Illinois, one of the biggest pot businesses in the state has planted its roots in Oak Park.
PharmaCann LLC looks poised to operate four medical marijuana-selling shops and two growing centers spread...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:52 AM
Legislation that would do away with personal-belief exemptions for childhood vaccines, filed in response to the recent measles outbreak in California, has quickly emerged as one of this year's most polarizing bills.
One interest jumping into the fray:...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 11:50 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Cable and cellphone bills could be trimmed, the cost of textbooks cut and testing in public schools reduced. Water and land policy may be overhauled, medical marijuana legalized and beer and liquor laws loosened.
As state lawmakers...