| May 26, 2013
Northeast District voters need to know what a good worker they would have to represent their interests in Aberdeen when they vote for Jim Kraft.
I have been married to Jim for almost 39 years, and he takes all his jobs seriously. He has worked at Regal...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every day, Marylanders are exposed to pesticides in our drinking water, on our food and through chemicals in our homes, lawns and public spaces. We also encounter pesticides in our rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. While these exposures are often...
| Jan 3, 2013
The argument that same sex couples should have an equal right to marry is not to be taken lightly.
It appeals to Americans' ingrained sense that everyone should be treated fairly. It is memorialized in the Constitution's 14th Amendment, which guarantees...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:08 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking common antidepressants during pregnancy doesn't increase a woman's risk of having a stillbirth, according to a new study of over one million Nordic women.
The drugs, known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:55 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark.
| Dec 28, 2012
Three popular brands of baby mattresses that were marketed in recent months to families and day care centers contained toxic flame retardants linked to increased cancer risk, according to laboratory tests conducted for the Chicago Tribune.
| May 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
NO CANCER RISK FROM FOLIC ACID
High intake of folic acid is not associated with an increased or decreased incidence of cancers, according to a new meta-analysis of studies. For several years, researchers have been concerned about the potential for...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Tom Willis knows all about making the best of whatever life throws at you.
Born with no arms, he's had to make adjustments — about a million of them.
He writes with his feet, for one thing. Steers a car with his feet. Cooks with his feet. He...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:58 PM
It was all about the babies today in the Roanoke Valley.
Hundreds came out to the Salem Civic Center to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes. This year's goal is to raise $120,000.
This year, UnitedHealthCare of Roanoke donated 10-...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is warning physicians that women who suffer migraine headaches and are pregnant or may become pregnant should not use the drugs valproate or valproic acid to prevent the severe headaches, in light of new evidence showing...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:47 AM
More than 600 Harford County residents joined to support the nation's smallest citizens at the 2013 March for Babies on Sunday along Route 23 in Forest Hill, raising in excess of $100,000 to improve and protect the health of infants.
Now in its 43rd ...