| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:52 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The jury in the case against Dr. Tory Westbrook, accused of assaulting women during office exams, got a glimpse of a defense strategy Thursday when another doctor testified about the circumstances under which she would do a full-body...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
An advisory panel recommended Friday that the state Health Department revise language on its parental consent form for indoor tanning to specify that the practice can cause skin cancer.
The recommendation by the Maryland State Council on Cancer...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I'm a 23-year-old homo who came out one year ago. Life has done good and bad things to me. Good things include success in the intelligence lottery, a full ride to college, and now a job with a six-figure income. Sadly, I find that my place in life is...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Scratches, mud fever, and greasy heel are all familiar terms for pastern dermatitis, a common equine skin problem. Technically, pastern dermatitis is not a single disease but a generic skin reaction to a variety of causes. The skin irritation is...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:29 PM
A former Baltimore police officer won a $60,000 settlement from the city on a claim that his civil rights were violated when he was handed a plastic Bic razor and forced to shave for a visit by then-President-elect Barack Obama.
Anthony Brown, a former...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Mineral makeup has taken the cosmetic industry by storm in the past few years – and for good reason. A multitude of colors and brushes mean there are endless possibilities when it comes to your look. It’s no wonder women are choosing mineral...
| Dec 12, 2012
When Graham Crawford was 11, he was a bit overweight and had to battle psoriasis, a skin disease that left red scaly patches on his nose and fingers.
His skin cleared up after he started using ointment designed to fight psoriasis. But when he stopped...
| Mar 13, 2013
Researchers from Loyola University Chicago said they have developed a mutant form of a protein that seems to cure mice of vitiligo, a skin condition found in millions of people around the world.
Vitiligo causes irregular, white patches of skin, which...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Fine lines and wrinkles are one of the most common skin problems women worry about. But, is there a way to visibly reduce wrinkles without the adverse effects associated with most cosmetic products?
Many cosmetic products contain harmful ingredients...
| Feb 24, 2013
LITITZ, Pa. — Susquehanna Bank recently launched a Mobile Deposit app that allows customers to make a deposit by taking a picture of a check using a smartphone.
In just a few steps, customers can securely deposit a check into...