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  • JHU students develop more comfortable defibrillator vest

    JHU students develop more comfortable defibrillator vest
    For those waiting on surgery to place a defibrillator inside their chest, special vests can deliver lifesaving shocks in the event of a heart arrhythmia. But the downside, some say, is that the vests are so uncomfortable some patients don't wear them...
  • Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor

    Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor
    Rita Sloan Berndt, a neurology professor at the University of Maryland Medical School for 25 years who studied people who suffered from aphasia, the loss of the power to use or understand words, died June 17 of lymphoma at her home in Roland Park. She was...
  • Smallpox virus stocks are dangerous [Commentary]

    Smallpox virus stocks are dangerous [Commentary]
    The only known stocks of the deadly smallpox virus are now kept in two designated research laboratories, one in Russia and one in the United States. This has troubled many who believe that destruction of the virus would provide greater assurance that it...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Lansdowne family struggles with diagnosis of rare disorder

    Lansdowne family struggles with diagnosis of rare disorder
    Connor Berry toddled around in the sand at a Lansdowne playground on a recent summer afternoon, playing with his older brother Camden on the jungle gym. Nearly 2 years old, Connor is slightly smaller than other children, but they didn't seem to notice....
  • Harford sheriff appoints new warden for 'no longer just a jail'

    Harford sheriff appoints new warden for 'no longer just a jail'
    A new warden will soon oversee the complexities of the Harford County Detention Center in Bel Air, an institution Sheriff Jesse Bane says is "no longer just a jail." Bane introduced Charles Moore, of the Maryland State Police, during Tuesday night's...
  • Priscilla G. Teeter, registered nurse

    Priscilla G. Teeter, registered nurse
    Priscilla G. Teeter, a registered nurse who later became an administrator with the Carroll County Health Department, died May 30 of brain cancer at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. She was 85. The daughter of James Harvey Gray, an electrical...
  • 'Ultima Partida' is a play on words, emotions and music

    'Ultima Partida' is a play on words, emotions and music
    Even in a group of overachievers, Monica Lopez-Gonzalez would likely stand out. The 30-year-old native Baltimorean has two bachelor's degrees — in French and psychology — and an M.A. and Ph.D. in cognitive science, all from the Johns Hopkins...
  • Zipcar opens Harbor East office as company's local footprint grows

    Zipcar opens Harbor East office as company's local footprint grows
    Car-sharing company Zipcar has expanded quickly in its four years in Baltimore, scaling up from an initial fleet of 27 cars to more than 200 vehicles. The Boston-based company announced Monday the opening of a new office in Harbor East, next to a new...
  • Mizeur hopes grass-roots support delivers primary

    Mizeur hopes grass-roots support delivers primary
    Sixth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. Not long into her campaign for governor, Democrat Heather R. Mizeur coined a response to the question still dogging her today: Can she win? To the pundits and the radio hosts, to donors and...
  • Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation

    Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation
    Two of Maryland's teacher preparation programs were ranked among the best in the country in the second annual report released today by a national research advocacy group. The National Council on Teacher Quality ranked McDaniel College 19th best in the...
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