| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Steven Mangold and Christian Hwang were diagnosed with severe cow's milk allergies as young boys. Both initially fared well after months of experimental treatment at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center that exposed them gradually to more and more milk....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
During a recent vacation, we met friends at a neighborhood hangout for dinner. As we walked in, I became worried — one sniff confirmed that a fish fry was taking place. After informing our server that I'm allergic to fish (also peanuts), she...
| Mar 4, 2013
After a frightening episode when a school-bus driver gave a store-bought cookie to her son, who has food allergies, Erin Spaulding of Branford started to feel that there is a dangerous gap in transportation procedures in some of our towns.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:57 PM
If any of the three elephants in the Yelduz Shrine Circus like peanuts, they'll be out of luck at 4 p.m. today
There will not be peanuts in the building for the opening performance of the Yelduz Shrine Circus. No peanuts will be sold. The popcorn...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:49 PM
With epidemic rates of prescription opioid and heroin deaths in Maryland, families are demanding easier access to the antidote that could save the lives of their loved ones. Naloxone is used safely to reverse the effects of heroin and prescription...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Love is such an intense emotion that losing someone you love can cause profound grief. All of us grieve differently, and in some people, the emotional and psychological impact of grief can manifest itself physically by triggering a heart attack or causing...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed a total of 36 bills today. Among them are measures setting new standards for cyberbullying; banning the use of electronic funds transfer cards in adult entertainment or gambling facilities; and codifying an...
| May 14, 2013
| 11:55 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bottling up emotions is thought to harm both mind and body, but a new study suggests that the opposite extreme may be no better.
In a study of thousands of heart attack patients, those who recalled having flown into a rage...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Who would want to take a medication every day unless there was a very good reason to do so? Do we have alternatives that actually are effective? Can we take medications just until other measures become effective? These...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:03 PM
As the Maryland General Assembly’s session nears an end, much of Washington County’s business has been sewn up.
The county delegation’s signature bill — establishing stricter financial accountability for the Washington County...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:55 PM
A student at Issaquah High School went into anaphylactic shock Thursday because the school cafeteria had kiwi on the menu – a fruit to which she is allergic. And she’s not just allergic to just eating them, but suffers even when exposed to...