| 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....
| Sep 26, 2014
Classes at hospital
Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
| Sep 26, 2014
Howard Community College hosts its eighth annual Community Market Festival from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, on the college's Quad, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The festival features local and independent merchants...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:25 PM
No parent wants to be in a position to use it, but child-safety experts agree that learning infant and child CPR is a must for every mother and father.
"It's one skill that just doesn't come naturally to caregivers. It's a learned technique," says Lanny...
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:05 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; however not appropriate for children. St. Francis of Assisi Church, 8300 Old...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80.
"He was a beacon of light in the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A selection of events, resources and medical institutions.
Free prostate screening 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Good Health Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd., Baltimore. Registration is required. To make an...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Taking months off from work and everyday responsibilities is something no one is ready for — especially a mother preparing for a new addition to her family.
This is the situation Ellicott City resident Joannie Reisfeld found herself thrown into...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 11:37 AM
An Annapolis man died Saturday when a tree collapsed at a family gathering in Woodbine, authorities said.
Three of his grandchildren, aged 9, 10 and 16, suffered minor injuries in the incident on Daisy Road, the Howard County Department of Fire and...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Twin crusades to convert more parents to cloth diapering and to instill confidence in the art of “babywearing” have helped make Greenberries a destination for shoppers from as far away as Annapolis and Gaithersburg.
Providing education and...