| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:38 PM
SACRAMENTO — You don't need to be a Nobel economist to understand that dollars today aren't anything close to their worth four decades ago.
Gasoline, real estate, medical care—they've all skyrocketed in cost.
Everything's gone up, that is,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Marie Levine received more than medication when she filled a prescription recently at a local Walgreens pharmacy, even though she didn't know it at the time.
Days later, Walgreens sent a letter inviting Levine to participate in a clinical drug trial...
| Nov 27, 2013
By the numbers, Peter V. Lee has some reason to crow while the feds are eating crow. The executive director of Covered California can be pleased that, as of mid-November, nearly a third of all Americans who signed up under the new healthcare law were...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I have osteoarthritis and take ibuprofen and hydrocodone. Glucosamine helps, but even after six months, I'm still stiff and riddled with pain. What else can I do? — D.Y., Sarasota
Dear D.Y.: You're not alone, 27 million...
| Nov 18, 2009
The physician was wearing high heels, a tight-fitting white lab coat and lots of gold jewelry, which is not quite what you expect to see when you visit a pot doctor. Nor do you expect to see a chandelier the size of a Christmas tree in a waiting room...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 11:48 AM
The economy is prompting people to cut back on spending in many areas. However, there is one area where cutting costs could have dire consequences.
The Consumer Reports National Research Center found in its latest poll more than a quarter of people...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Local Clique Club offers scholarships
To assist graduating high school students in the Washington County area and help defray some of the cost of college, the Clique Club is hosting a scholarship fund fundraiser.
There are several ways community...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:39 AM
The Court of Appeals of Indiana upheld the January sentence of the man who police said confined an elderly woman in a utility closet for months.
The appellate court affirmed Luigi Amalfitano’s sentence. Amalfitano was arrested in May 2010 after...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Overdoses from prescription painkillers are skyrocketing across the U.S., according to the CDC, and Hoosiers have not escaped what health officials are calling a public health epidemic.
"The disease was bigger than Bryan. In the end, he got caught up,...
| Nov 4, 2011
Longmeadow Lions Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Always Ron’s Restaurant on Burhans Boulevard.
The program will be presented by Belinda Corbett of the Washington County Commission on Aging. For reservations, call 301-739-2815. ...
| Nov 8, 2011
The community is invited to a recital and rededication of the Moller organ Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Funkstown.
The recital will feature local musicians in organ, instrumental and vocal music.
The original Moller organ...