RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Health and Personal Care

A collection of news and information related to Health and Personal Care published by this site and its partners.

Top Health and Personal Care Articles

Displaying items 23-31
  • NEWS7 Investigates: Generic drug pricing at big-chain pharmacies

    NEWS7 Investigates:  Generic drug pricing at big-chain pharmacies
    At age 75, Shirley Duncan beat breast cancer. "They say I'm tough," she laughed. "They say I'm a tough cookie. Chemo was terrible, but radiation wasn't too bad," she said of the entire ordeal. Shirley has been cancer free for nearly two years....
  • Seniors brace for cuts to Illinois drug program

    Seniors brace for cuts to Illinois drug program
    Joyce Pennington opened a letter from the state recently and got some unexpected news: At the end of this month, she will be dropped from an Illinois program that helps pay for prescription medications. The 62-year-old Midlothian woman, who has severe...
  • Save on pet medicines by shopping around

    Save on pet medicines by shopping around
    Pet owners: you can shop around for prescription medication for your companion animal. As discussed in my story today, under Maryland regulations a vet must give you a written copy of any prescription he or she is willing to fill him- or herself. It...
  • Compare prescription prices: Consumer Website of the Week

    Compare prescription prices: Consumer Website of the Week
    Pricing for prescription drugs definitely isn't transparent. Pharmacies don't post lists of the costs for the medicines they dispense, and they can differ widely, so if it can pay to shop around. This is important to consider whether or not you're using...
  • Brrrrr !! And colder tonight !

     
    That was bracing! Overnight lows ranged from around minus-8 degrees out in Garrett County, to about 11 degrees in Aberdeen. Here is a map with National Weather Service observer reports.We recorded a low of 10 degrees out on the WeatherDeck......
  • Cold a factor in two Maryland deaths

     
    It's only October, and already state health officials are reporting two deaths in Maryland where cold weather was found to be a factor. It's fair warning that we need to be paying attention to folks in our community who may......
  • Giver, beware

    It's a jolly time of year for companies selling health products. The credit cards are flying, wishful thinking hits an annual high, and shopper skepticism doesn't come easy. But many gadgets or supplements have all of the health-enhancing power of a...
  • Stay Healthy: Lose weight and stay in shape. Click here to get health tips for you and your family.

    <b>Stay Healthy:</b> Lose weight and stay in shape.  Click here to get health tips for you and your family.
  • Saving face

    Saving face
    We turn to cosmetics to look our very best, but sometimes all that lathering, slathering, powdering and painting can do more harm than good. • Certain ingredients in personal care products can cause redness, itching, swelling, acne and other...