February 12, 2006
The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is looking for anyone who may have come in contact with a rabid cat in the Indian Landing Estates area of Millersville between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6. The cat, identified as a brown shorthaired female tabby, lived near Generals Highway and was confirmed positive for rabies Feb. 9, three days after it died. The Anne Arundel County Department of Health urges anyone who handled or fed a cat fitting this description to call 410-222-7256 or 443-481-3140.
June 7, 2002
Maryland will receive $19 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to prepare for a possible bioterrorist attack, officials announced yesterday. The federal money will be used to strengthen the public health system, improve disease reporting, expand laboratory testing, train workers and hold emergency drills. One key goal is to get vaccines or antibiotics from the National Pharmaceutical Stockpile to the entire population within three to five days of an attack, officials said.
January 2, 1998
PoliceWestminster: A resident of New Castle, Del., reported Monday that items were stolen from his vehicle while it was parked at the Lone Star Restaurant. Loss was put at $299.99.Westminster: An employee of the Carroll County Department of Health reported Tuesday that items were stolen from his vehicle while it was parked on South Center Street. Loss was estimated at $300.Pub Date: 1/02/98
July 10, 2008
*The American Board of Clinical Lipidology has awarded Dr. Louis B. Malinow diplomate status, which certifies him as a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of cholesterol disorders. Malinow, of the internal medicine departments at Northwest Hospital Center and Sinai Hospital, is the only physician in the state to receive this distinction. He screens for and treats all cardiovascular risk factors. He is certified by the American Society of Hypertension as a high blood pressure specialist.
July 8, 2003
An article Sunday omitted information that would have clarified a proposal by Johns Hopkins Medicine involving new federal privacy rules. The article should have said the new rules, as described on a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Web site, permit researchers to examine patient records to identify and contact prospective research subjects without their consent. The article also should have said that Hopkins officials were concerned that this interpretation might not be consistent with the regulations.
July 5, 2009
Free newsletter/magazine Presented by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health's Learn to Live program, the newsletter "Building Blocks" discusses ADHD in young children and provides tips and resources to help child care providers and parents. Free copies of HIM (Health Ideas for Men) magazine are available at the Department of Jealth, J. Howard Beard Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. The magazine features articles on exercises that encourage fitness, eating healthy while dining out, quitting smoking and preventing skin cancer.