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  • Lawmakers target grain alcohol

    Lawmakers target grain alcohol
    Grain alcohol, the cheap, potent booze that has been a staple at college parties for generations, could be outlawed in Maryland as university presidents press lawmakers to ban it. Maryland senators voted Wednesday to forbid the sale of grain alcohol...
  • Maryland Zoo officials investigating chimp death

    Maryland Zoo officials investigating chimp death
    Officials at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore are investigating the death of a middle-aged female chimpanzee that was found lifeless in an enclosure early Wednesday morning, several hours after being anesthetized for a scheduled physical exam. Whether the...
  • 'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again

    'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again
    Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway. What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
  • Toughen up, Marylanders

    Toughen up, Marylanders
    I probably won’t have time to write this op-ed because my kids are at home.  As they have been for all but nine full days since Dec. 20. — more than a month ago. Between a longer-than-normal Christmas Break, a snow day on Jan. 3, a chaotic...
  • Henry D. Felton IV, bank executive

    Henry D. Felton IV, bank executive
    Henry Dilworth Felton IV, a retired bank executive and business owner who was a longtime Stevenson University trustee, died of sepsis related to a blood infection Friday at Sinai Hospital. The Glyndon resident was 70. Born in Philadelphia, he was the...
  • Health disparities costing black, Hispanic men, study says

    Health disparities costing black, Hispanic men, study says
    Black and Hispanic men are shouldering more medical costs because of health inequalities and they, their families and society are suffering from the burden, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health....
  • Dr. Elmer Hoffman, breast cancer surgeon

    Dr. Elmer Hoffman, breast cancer surgeon
    Dr. Elmer Hoffman, a retired Baltimore surgeon who had been a pioneer in breast cancer surgery and immediate reconstruction and was also an advocate of the use of "super cold surgery" to ease the pain of the terminally ill, died Monday of complications...
  • Hopkins leadership fails diversity test [Letter]

    Hopkins leadership fails diversity test [Letter]
    Last week, the Johns Hopkins University's board of trustees voted to renew President Ronald J. Daniels' contract for another five years ("JHU president's contract extended 5 years," Jan. 17). In the email announcing this, one of Mr. Daniels' purported...
  • NFL awards grants to Hopkins, others to tackle concussions

    NFL awards grants to Hopkins, others to tackle concussions
    Johns Hopkins University will share in a $20 million award from GE and the National Football League to improve diagnosis and treatment for concussions, which has become a major focus as more is learned about the lasting effects of mild traumatic brain...
  • Certificates from JHU, UMCP are latest in online-only learning experiment

    Certificates from JHU, UMCP are latest in online-only learning experiment
    The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College Park announced partnerships this week with a Silicon Valley-based startup to offer new online-only certificates in the fields of data science and cybersecurity. Though universities in...
  • Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids

    Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids
    Dan Trahey plays the tuba. He's played it all his life, and he takes his instrument with him everywhere, even though it's been years since he's performed regularly with an orchestra. Trahey's affinity for the unwieldy, decidedly uncool contraption says...
  • Charlestown resident honored for D-Day service

    Charlestown resident honored for D-Day service
    Nearly 70 years ago, Harper Griswold, 88, was one of the 160,000 Allied troops taking part in the fight to liberate France from German occupation during World War II. For his efforts, Griswold was named "Chevalier" of the Legion of Honor by the French...