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  • Guilford boy's autism inspires song from his perspective

    Guilford boy's autism inspires song from his perspective

    Staccato thumps reverberate from upstairs as 14-year-old James Burrows re-creates the sounds of Interstate 83, marking the beats on the hardwood floor. His mother, Nancy Burrows, drives the route often, and it's become a point of fixation for the autistic teenager. The rhythms of the road — as...

  • Trump vows to step up effort on addiction

    Trump vows to step up effort on addiction

    President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to increase federal efforts to confront opioid addiction as his administration created a commission to study ways to expand treatment programs across the nation. In a meeting with recovering addicts and advocates at the White House, the president said opioid...

  • 'Right to try' bill allowing terminally ill patients to use experimental treatments passes Senate

    'Right to try' bill allowing terminally ill patients to use experimental treatments passes Senate

    Legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs before they have received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration appears poised to become law in Maryland. The "Right to Try" bill passed the Senate unanimously Wednesday, a week and a half after a...

  • LGBTQ group criticizes Johns Hopkins over psychologists' views

    LGBTQ group criticizes Johns Hopkins over psychologists' views

    The country's largest advocacy group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has criticized Johns Hopkins Medicine in its latest health index for not taking a tough stance on the controversial views of two of its psychologists who believe there is virtually no scientific evidence that...

  • FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

    FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

    U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk. The Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus late Tuesday after a large study found it slowed progression of the neurological disease and reduced...

  • State provides $750,000 to help MedStar Health move to new Columbia HQ

    State provides $750,000 to help MedStar Health move to new Columbia HQ

    The Maryland Department of Commerce will provide MedStar Health with $750,000 in state aid plus tax credits to support the relocation of its headquarters in Columbia. MedStar Health, the state's largest health care provider, plans to move later this year to a new and more spacious headquarters...

  • Laurel Regional supporters hit the road to save the hospital

    Laurel Regional supporters hit the road to save the hospital

    Devin McCall, a Laurel resident and union representative for the 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, sat quietly in a window seat aboard an Academy charter bus that left Laurel Thursday headed for Annapolis. McCall was on his way, alongside nearly two dozen city residents and union workers,...

  • Kaiser Permanente building proposed for Abingdon's Box Hill South area

    Kaiser Permanente building proposed for Abingdon's Box Hill South area

    A 26,100-square-foot office building, to house Kaiser Permanente, is being proposed at the corner of Box Hill South Parkway and Box Hill Corporate Center Drive in Abingdon. The plan was reviewed Wednesday by the Harford County Development Advisory Committee, or DAC. The office space would be the...

  • Kaiser opens new Baltimore medical offices

    Kaiser opens new Baltimore medical offices

    Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States opened its new Harbor Medical Center location on East Pratt Street in Baltimore this week. The 19,000-square-foot facility houses nine provider offices and 17 exam rooms and offers clinical services, including family medicine, obstetrics gynecology and...

  • University of Maryland institute wins grants to battle disease in Africa

    University of Maryland institute wins grants to battle disease in Africa

    The Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine's was awarded a combined $23 million in funding to boost the abilities of two West African countries to cope with a scourge of infectious diseases, including HIV, tuberculosis and Ebola. The $13 million grant from...

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