Workers plan to replace underground pipes between Mayflower Road and Hospital Drive along Maryland Route 7, impacting the Rosedale and White Marsh area.
This weekend, the State Highway Administration plans to close a stretch of Philadelphia Road, impacting the Rosedale and White Marsh area. Crews plan to excavate and replace two major underground drainage pipes between Mayflower Road and Hospital Drive, the SHA announced in a release. Beginning at 9 p.m. on Friday and continuing until 5 a.m., Monday, the following detours will go into effect: In case of inclement weather that disrupts the work, the same detours will go into effect between Jan. 25 and Jan. 28, according to the SHA. The detours will likely impact those traveling to the Community College of Baltimore County Essex, Franklin Square Hospital and other area institutions and businesses. Drivers should plan on extra travel time…
Dr. Scott Krugman, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Franklin Square Hospital Center, offers tips on how to reduce the chances of getting swimmer's ear.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
One way to tolerate the summer heat is to take a dip in some cool, refreshing water. But if you or your children are spending a lot of time swimming, you may be at risk for swimmer’s ear. Otitis externa, more commonly known as swimmer’s ear, is a painful outer-ear infection that occurs when moisture in the ear breeds bacteria. The ear canal becomes red, swollen, itchy and scaly, and may ooze greenish or yellow fluid. Symptoms may also include ear pain, which worsens when you pull on the outer ear, and hearing loss. While it can happen at any age, swimmer’s ear is especially common among children and teenagers. And it can take the fun out of summer festivities. The good news is that swimmer’s ear is very treatable. If you suspect you or …