| 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 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 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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Maryland added its 10th hospital-based domestic violence program at the University of Maryland Medical Center, officials announced Monday.
The Bridge Project at UMMC was launched with a $50,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A North Carolina man died and more than 20 others were hospitalized after apparent drug overdoses Friday at a concert at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Howard County police said. One teen was in critical condition.
Police said Tyler Fox...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:23 PM
A 20-year-old North Carolina man died and 20 others were hospitalized after a rash of apparent drug overdoses at an electronic music concert in Maryland on Friday night, police said.
Tyler Fox Viscardi, of Raleigh was rushed from the Mad Decent Block...