| Feb 20, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Nearly half of Baltimore's municipal employees and retirees have a "critical or chronic" illness — a distinction that contributes to the high cost of providing their health insurance, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday.
"We need to...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:21 AM
No butts about it -- using nicotine products is not only detrimental to your health, but possibly your job search as well. Especially if you're looking for a job in the health care industry.
On Feb. 1, Flint-based McLaren Health Care, which oversees...
| Feb 24, 2013
Marc Collins was a carefree, 28-year-old Brit looking to blow off some steam when he and a buddy decided to fly to the U.S. for a week's vacation in May 1991.
"My friend (David) and I wanted to take in the sights, so we flew to Miami," recalls Marc, now...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:31 PM
If the gun manufacturers want to leave Connecticut, then all I can say is
don't let the door hit you in the backside on your way out. I don't like to
see any industry move away from the Nutmeg State. I feel bad for the people
who will be kicked to the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I'm a 27-year-old bisexual chick who just moved in with my girlfriend of 10 months. I love her very much, and this is a great relationship — hot sex, laughs, good conversation. Here's the thing: I like to smoke pot, and pot makes her very...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
I suspect all the governors in America would like to lure Connecticut businesses to their states. We've got some of the biggest, most successful companies ever conceived by businessmankind. And, we have the smartest, most skilled, motivated workforce in...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:35 AM
Puffing on slim metal tubes loaded with pale yellow liquid, two London businessmen say they have between their lips a cure for what the U.N. calls "one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced".
Electronic cigarettes are the future,...
| Jun 14, 2013
For three hours each work week, Bert Rice walks laps around Burba Lake at Fort Meade — part of a mission by the federal government to build a healthier workforce.
Rice, 76, a retired Army colonel and former Anne Arundel County councilman working...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:28 PM
One of the many bits of conventional wisdom about politicians is that they're all scoundrels in one way or another.
This is especially true of those who run for president.
Maybe they don't steal or lie or cheat on their spouse (although plenty do)....
| Jan 24, 2013
The time to quit smoking is now, and help is out there
To the editor:
So, you want to quit smoking. I am 89 years old and in good physical condition because I am very active and I quit smoking when I was 50 years old. I manage 16 seniors playing tennis...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:56 PM
For 17 years of my life, my family sheltered me from the issue of smoking, since no members in my family were smokers. It wasn't until I built a relationship with a smoker that I developed a deep concern for the issue since my boyfriend, along with the...