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  • Obama policies could stifle Md.'s biotech industry

    The Food and Drug Administration's plans to streamline the approval process for "breakthrough" drugs that treat life-threatening diseases is great news for patients and has enormous potential for our pharmaceutical industry, already in the midst of an...
  • Ellicott City

    Summer outdoor movies The Saturdays at the Wine Bin summer movie series continues with "The African Queen" at 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at 8390 Main St. Popcorn and bottled water will be sold to benefit Voices for Children. Information: 410-465-7802....
  • Hundreds dropped from Baltimore health care coverage

    Hundreds dropped from Baltimore health care coverage
    Baltimore officials have dropped more than 1,600 spouses, children and others from city health care coverage after workers failed to fill out forms to prove they were eligible dependents. The city purged the health care rolls after questions were...
  • Ravens CB Asa Jackson suspended eight games for violating NFL drug policy

    Ravens CB Asa Jackson suspended eight games for violating NFL drug policy
    Ravens reserve cornerback Asa Jackson has been suspended without pay for eight games for his second violation of the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Jackson served a four-game suspension as a rookie last year. Both suspensions stem...
  • Bringing addicts in from the streets

    Bringing addicts in from the streets
    It is mid-morning on a recent Friday in West Baltimore, and there is a long line snaking down the street and around the corner. Why? Vendors are dispensing free heroin samples. In other areas of the city, buyers are risking arrest and drug contamination...
  • Mindstorm machine simulates psychosis for Maryland campus police

    Mindstorm machine simulates psychosis for Maryland campus police
    I have to admit, I'm a little nervous as the rep from Janssen Pharmaceuticals steers me toward the Mindstorm "psychosis simulation" machine. She says I should experience both available videos to get a better sense of what a severe schizophrenic...
  • Father of man shot by Harford deputy says 'bad drug' may have played role in son's death

    Father of man shot by Harford deputy says 'bad drug' may have played role in son's death
    The father a 19-year-old fatally shot on Saturday by a Harford County Sheriff's Office deputy said Monday that based on what police and others have described about his son's actions in the hour or so before the shooting, "there's no doubt" he had taken...
  • Maryland joins other states in uniform drug testing plan for horse racing

    Maryland joins other states in uniform drug testing plan for horse racing
    Maryland racetracks will share uniform drug testing rules with seven other states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast after the state's racing commission gave final approval Tuesday to the new regional plan for thoroughbreds and standardbreds. Under the...
  • An unprecedented step for Md. racing

    An unprecedented step for Md. racing
    The Maryland Racing Commission took an important step this week agreeing to join other Eastern states in a set of regulations for the amounts and kinds of medications that can be used at the track. But there is still more that needs to be done to ensure...
  • UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain

    UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain
    Scientists with the University of Maryland School of Medicine are helping to test a vaccine to fight a lethal strain of bird flu that has killed 44 people in China. The H7N9 strain has not yet been found in the United States, but the medical school's...
  • Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection

    Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection
    Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
  • Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer

    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer
    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, an attorney in the state public defender's office in Baltimore, died Sept. 14 of heart failure at a friend's Hanover home. She was 26 and lived in Owings Mills. "Her death was accidental. She had a pre-existing heart...