Rep. Harris: “We Need Empirical Scientific Evidence to Clearly Determine Whether Marijuana has Medicinal Benefits”

From the office of Congressman Andy Harris: WASHINGTON, DC: This week, Congressmen Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD-01), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-03), H. Morgan Griffith (R-VA-09), and Sam Farr (D-CA-20) will be introducing the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2016. This bill heeds the calls of the medical research community to address the burdensome processes that currently impede […]

Harford County Health Department Celebrates “Don’t Fry Day” for Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention

From the Harford County Health Department: For most, Memorial Day heralds an official start of summer. The Harford County Health Department joins the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention in observing Friday, May 27th as national “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage sun safety awareness. Skin cancer affects all skin types and is the most common […]

Partnership to Offer Mobile Food Pantry in Northern Harford County; “North Harford Represents One of the County’s Largest Food Deserts”

From Mason-Dixon Community Services, Inc. Mason-Dixon Community Services, the Harford Center, and the Harford County Department of Community Services have partnered to help reduce “food deserts” in North Harford. A food desert is an area where residents lack access to fresh fruits, vegetables and healthy options, (preferably local products), and consistent public access including transportation, […]

U.S. Sen. Mikulski Lauds Gov. Hogan for Zika Response; Urges Congress to Pass Emergency Supplemental Funding

From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today spoke on the Senate floor about the need to take immediate action and pass emergency supplemental funding to address the threat of the Zika virus. For three months Republicans have refused […]