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Judge OKs settlement for Baltimore jail medical care

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement to overhaul the health care system for jail detainees in Baltimore. The settlement approved by U.S. District Judge Ellen Hollander includes improvements to facilities, including accommodations for people with disabilities. It...

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  • Doctors seek to open lab to test medical cannabis for quality

    Doctors seek to open lab to test medical cannabis for quality

    A group of local doctors plans to open a medical marijuana testing facility in Columbia to ensure product quality as the state prepares to launch its burgeoning therapeutic cannabis industry. Testing is required by state law for cannabis growers, which presented an opportunity for the group of...

  • Emergent BioSolutions lands $22 million order to make Zika vaccine candidate

    Emergent BioSolutions lands $22 million order to make Zika vaccine candidate

    Emergent BioSolutions, a Gaithersburg-based drug developer, has received a federal task order worth up to $22 million to develop and manufacture a possible vaccine for the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne illness that is spreading rapidly through Central and South America. The contract, from the...

  • Maryland doctors perform kidney transplant with no dialysis

    Maryland doctors perform kidney transplant with no dialysis

    Doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center were able to perform a kidney transplant on a patient with no need for dialysis — a feat they said was the first type of procedure in the country.  A medical team in May removed two diseased kidneys and transplanted one new organ in a patient...

  • 'It's like freedom': Wheelchair-accessible catamaran visits Baltimore harbor

    'It's like freedom': Wheelchair-accessible catamaran visits Baltimore harbor

    Raymond Plunkett wasn't thinking of his legs or his wheelchair Sunday afternoon, or of the bullet that smashed his spine a decade ago. The West Baltimore man was looking out over the Inner Harbor and thinking about why a sailboat ride meant so much. "I can't explain it," said Plunkett, 36. "It's...

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  • Clinton K. Macsherry Jr., retired safety engineer and recreational pilot, dies

    Clinton K. Macsherry Jr., retired safety engineer and recreational pilot, dies

    Clinton Kilty Macsherry Jr., a retired safety engineer for a local insurance firm and the patriarch of his family, died of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease June 22 at his Tuxedo Park home. He was 91. Born in Baltimore and raised on Merryman Court and in Union Mills, he was...

  • Michael Yung-An Yu, owner of import-export firm, dies

    Michael Yung-An Yu, owner of import-export firm, dies

    Michael Yung-An Yu, co-founder of an import-export firm who was also a World War II veteran and a Maryland Senior Olympian, died Friday of heart disease and cancer at his Highland home. He was 94. "He was very generous and always treated everyone like they were his family," said a nephew, Joseph...

  • Franklin L. Myers, retired postal carrier, dies

    Franklin L. Myers, retired postal carrier, dies

    Franklin Leroy Myers, a retired postal carrier and World War II combat veteran, died June 23 at his Parkton home. His cause of death has not been determined. He was 90. Family members said he either fell or suffered a heart attack. Born in Alesia in northern Carroll County, he was the son of Jacob...

  • Bernice P. Murphy, retired Howard County teacher, dies at 101

    Bernice P. Murphy, retired Howard County teacher, dies at 101

    Bernice P. Murphy, a retired Howard County public schools educator who kept young and vigorous by staying busy, died June 14 from heart failure at Morningside House of Ellicott City. She was 101. The daughter of Freddie Parker, a waterman, and Lillian Aaron Simmons Parker, a homemaker, Bernice Lena...

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