| Feb 6, 2015
•The county Health Department's North Laurel Community Health Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, offers HIV/AIDS testing from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment. Call 410-313-0630. Also, the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
| Dec 5, 2014
Christmas bazaar and dinner
The Orthodox Church of St. Matthew hosts its fifth annual Christmas Bazaar beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7271 Eden Brook Drive. Vendors will offer gifts and handmade crafts, baskets, floral arrangements, wreaths,...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Sunday, Jan. 4
Last light The 21st annual Symphony of Lights, a 20-minute drive through more than 70 larger-than-life holiday light displays, comes to a close. Held at 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.. Admission is $20...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:22 PM
A Baltimore woman has sued the Johns Hopkins Health System, saying she had to have her legs and arms amputated after doctors at one of its hospitals failed to diagnose a uterine infection.
Joyce Ferguson says the infection spread throughout her body,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:38 AM
These groups meet regularly.
Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome. St. Francis of Assisi Church, 8300 Old Columbia Road, Fulton. 410-792-0470 or...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:57 AM
Howard County police are investigating a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Columbia that left one person dead and two others injured.
Police said the crash happened at 4:36 a.m. The preliminary investigation indicates a 2002 Nissan Frontier...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:42 PM
As health officials fail to contain West Africa's Ebola outbreak, recent scares at two Baltimore-area hospitals highlight the need for hospitals here and across the United States to prepare space and equipment for what some consider inevitable — the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
All Americans need to wake up. We have seen how government health care is corrupt at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, so why would you think another government health care agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is any better?
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Breast cancer gets a lot of attention — and not just during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There’s a good reason for that, as any of the quarter-million American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year will tell you....
| Oct 3, 2014
Howard County farmers' markets feature locally grown produce, baked goods, fruits, flowers, transplants, organically grown produce and specialty items at these locations:
•Howard County General Hospital, 5755 Cedar Lane in...