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  • Hacker breaches Hopkins server, but officials say identity theft not a concern

    Hacker breaches Hopkins server, but officials say identity theft not a concern
    Names, email addresses and phone numbers from about 850 current and former Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students were posted online Thursday, stolen by someone claiming to be part of the hacker group known as Anonymous. The breached...
  • Senators seek to stall pollution regulations

    Senators seek to stall pollution regulations
    Key senators have put language in the state budget bill that would stall Maryland's efforts to limit one of the Chesapeake Bay's main pollutants, phosphorus. The amendment by the Budget & Taxation Committee would prohibit the state from issuing new...
  • Legislation pushes involuntary mental health treatment

    Legislation pushes involuntary mental health treatment
    Maryland lawmakers are moving to make it easier to medicate mental hospital patients against their will, while examining the idea of court-ordered therapy for mentally ill people who aren't hospitalized. The legislation is based partly on...
  • Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]

    Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]
    Health insurers in Maryland and throughout the country are jeopardizing patient health by dramatically and arbitrarily increasing the cost of vital medications. As insurers increasingly assign cancer treatments to so-called "specialty tier" cost...
  • Baltimore, merchants seek relief for a beleaguered Lexington Market

    Baltimore, merchants seek relief for a beleaguered Lexington Market
    The pill peddlers were busy on Eutaw Street. Up and down the sidewalk they shuffled, hawking a variety of goods — methadone, the anxiety drug Xanax and other prescription medications — in a street code repeated over and over. "Bukes and...
  • Harford leaders oppose legalizing marijuana, urge more attention to substance abuse

    Harford leaders oppose legalizing marijuana, urge more attention to substance abuse
    Legalizing marijuana will only mean more deaths, while alcohol and other drugs remain serious problems in Harford County, the county's anti-drug program leader and several County Council members said Tuesday night. During the council's legislative...
  • Drop box for unwanted prescription drugs available at Westminster Barrack

    Drop box for unwanted prescription drugs available at Westminster Barrack
    The Maryland State Police announced in a news release Thursday that it will offer a secure drop-off site at the Westminster Barrack for unwanted or expired prescription medications. The drop box is located within the main lobby of the Westminster...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, March 16 Jazz Larry Scott & Friends take the stage at 7 p.m. for "Sunday Supper & Jazz" at 49 West St. $20 cover. For reservations and more information, call 410-626-9796. Tuesday, March 18 Workshop The Field Crops & Pasture IPM Workshop will...
  • Md. farmers are wrongly blamed for bay troubles [Commentary]

    Md. farmers are wrongly blamed for bay troubles [Commentary]
    In a commentary published March 6 in The Baltimore Sun, Why is O'Malley giving poultry polluters a free ride?, the authors, both of the Food & Water Watch organization, claim that the chicken companies operating on Maryland's Eastern Shore are the "bay'...
  • House gives preliminary OK to mental health medication bill

    House gives preliminary OK to mental health medication bill
    The Maryland House gave preliminary approval Saturday to a bill that would make it easier for caregivers to administer medication to patients in mental hospitals against their wishes. The action clears the way for a final House vote Monday on the...
  • Bee death information withheld [Commentary]

    Bee death information withheld [Commentary]
    Note: This op-ed has been updated to include the correct email address for co-author Bonnie Raindrop.  Maryland beekeepers lost nearly half of our honeybee hives last year, while 31 percent of all honeybee colonies died across the United States. Similar...
  • Harford unveils permanent prescription drop-off box

    Harford unveils permanent prescription drop-off box
    Harford residents won't have to wait for the regular prescription drug drop-off days anymore to get rid of old and expired medication. A permanent prescription drug drop-off box was unveiled Wednesday morning to give residents 24-hour access to dump...