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If your insurance has ever stopped covering a prescription drug or you don’t have coverage at all, you know how quickly costs can mount. Americans spent, on average, $758 out of pocket for medication in 2012, according to a recent Consumer Reports...
email@example.comBacteria that sickened 79 Tri-State-area residents who consumed unpasteurized milk in early 2012 is the focus of a newly released report authored in part by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Campylobacter jejuni...
Asparagus belongs to the lily family together with onions, leeks and garlic. The vegetable exists in three colors: green, white and purple. The green and most common type is slightly sweet in flavor with a tender and crisp texture. Asparagus is rich...
firstname.lastname@example.orgBelieving in his employees to the very end, Lynn Bowers used to encourage them, saying their small Hagerstown company could compete like “a Davy in an industry of Goliaths.” But last year, after struggling through the worst economy many of...
Know your rights: Nursing Home Quality Reform Act created a Bill of Rights for those in long-term email@example.comFor most people, home means familiar faces, rooms filled with years of memories and a measure of control over one's life. But for many older adults, home is confined to four walls in an institutional setting, where you learn to navigate a wheelchair...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWhat is the secret to operating a long-lasting, successful restaurant in downtown Hagerstown? Some restaurants keep their doors open for years and years; others last for a few months and then close. The Herald-Mail visited with two restaurant owners, a...
As a teacher, I have had to deal with parents who feel their children have been slighted in some way. It is my goal to treat every concern as if it is legitimate. Sometimes parents just need someone to vent to, and a teacher seems like a logical choice....
Fitness in the park The Activities for Life and Zion Baptist Church’s Health and Fitness Ministry is sponsoring a free fitness in the park program starting Monday at Fairgrounds Park at the entrance off Cleveland Avenue. The group will meet...
Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Washington County Business Awards. The program, a joint project of the county’s Economic Development Commission and the Chamber of Commerce, has celebrated excellence in our business community for the...
The Postal Service has been in the news a lot lately, and for good reason. The Postal Service has lost billions of dollars while losing market share to electronic forms of communication. But this is not entirely the fault of the Post Office or the...
Associated PressMaryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Monday called for establishing a new sales tax on gasoline and enacting other measures to raise hundreds of millions of dollars a year to fund a backlog of transportation projects. O’Malley, a Democrat,...
For the past 15 years, a coalition has worked to share tips and information about privacy protection, money and debt management and recognizing identity theft, frauds and scams. University of Maryland Extension — Washington County is joining the...
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