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  • Stent sellers were allowed inside lab despite hospital ban

    Stent sellers were allowed inside lab despite hospital ban
    Salespeople for stent maker Abbott Laboratories were often allowed inside a cardiac treatment room at St. Joseph Medical Center while patient procedures were being performed, despite hospital rules against it, according to sworn testimony from Dr. Mark G....
  • Navy keeper Wickham happy to have legendary Jarboe as mentor

    Navy keeper Wickham happy to have legendary Jarboe as mentor
    As a goalkeeper at the Naval Academy, RJ Wickham plays in the shadow of a long line of standout predecessors, including Dennis Wedekind, Mickey Jarboe and Matt Russell, all of whom were named the nation's top goalie during their tenure. Now Wickham plays...
  • Western 'RoboDoves' soaring in robotics

    Western 'RoboDoves' soaring in robotics
    Each member of the Western High School Robotics team brings a range of individual strengths that help them compete, everything from a knack for maneuvering a remote control to extraordinary math and science skills. But, they say, they also have a...
  • State biotech firms hope Congress will act

    State biotech firms hope Congress will act
    A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotech firms — including many based in Maryland — hoping that Congress will deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year. Lawmakers are proposing a 6...
  • Balancing cybersecurity and privacy

    Balancing cybersecurity and privacy
    From the assembly lines of Detroit to the steel mills of Pittsburgh to the oil fields of Houston, our country has been built by an entrepreneurial spirit and thirst for innovation. And despite our recent economic challenges, that spirit is alive and well....
  • High school students build a bridge made of uncooked spaghetti

    High school students build a bridge made of uncooked spaghetti
    Min Lee, a rising junior at the Gilman School, and Chris Endryas, a rising senior at Calvert Hall College High School, built a bridge out of uncooked spaghetti and epoxy glue July 29 at the sixth annual Spaghetti Bridge Competition on atJohns Hopkins...
  • Storm hampers effort to restore power

    The rainstorm that hit the Baltimore area on the heels of Tropical Storm Isabel plunged 56,000 more people into darkness and made Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s effort to restore power to all customers that much harder. But it is too soon to tell...
  • Germany allows seriously ill patients to grow their own cannabis

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A German court ruled on Tuesday that some people suffering from chronic pain should be able to cultivate their own cannabis "for therapeutic purposes". Five people suffering from chronic pain brought the complaint to a court in Cologne...
  • Tax inversion threaten states' revenue

    American companies that merge with foreign competitors to lower their federal taxes also cut their state taxes, leaving states to mostly watch helplessly as their tax revenue drains away. A rash of companies has been buying up foreign competitors and...
  • Give U.S. multinationals an incentive to not dodge taxes

    Give U.S. multinationals an incentive to not dodge taxes
    When is a U.S.-based company not considered a U.S. company by the IRS? When it buys a smaller firm in a foreign country and — presto chango! — deems that company to be its parent, escaping the obligation to pay taxes to the U.S. Treasury on...
  • AbbVie-Shire deal puts more pressure on Congress to overhaul tax code

    AbbVie-Shire deal puts more pressure on Congress to overhaul tax code
    A massive pharmaceutical merger that will send the headquarters of a major U.S. drug maker overseas ramps up pressure on Congress to curtail the ability of companies to shelter foreign earnings. Illinois drug maker AbbVie Inc. said Friday that it...
  • St. Jude not keen to join inversion deal craze

    (Reuters) - Heart device maker St. Jude Medical Inc STJ.N said it has no plans to jump on the consolidation bandwagon that has swept the healthcare sector in recent months and is not seeking the type of "inversion" deal increasingly popular among U.S....