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  • $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020

    $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020
    Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
  • 89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak

    89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak
    The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak. The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
  • Howard County Briefs

    WomenFest The Howard County Department of Citizen Services' Office on Aging hosts its annual wellness event for women at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Gary J. Arthur Community Center, 2400 Route 97, Cooksville. WomenFest focuses on health, wellness,...
  • Folly Quarter Middle boasts two Carson scholarship winners [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The staff at Folly Quarter Middle School is proud to announce that this year's winners of the Carson Scholars Fund Scholarship Program are Sarah Rosso and Anastasia Lesho. The Carson Scholars Fund is a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 by world-...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, April 7 Remembrance service The Holocaust Remembrance Committee of the Jewish Federation of Howard County and the Howard County Board of Rabbis will host a service at 6 p.m. at Beth Shalom Congregation, 8070 Harriet Tubman Lane in Columbia....
  • Veterans and soldiers share camaraderie

    Veterans and soldiers share camaraderie
    Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground, arrived unannounced at an animated gathering of soldiers and veterans at Perry Point Veterans Affairs Hospital in Cecil County. He immediately mingled with the crowd. During what was...
  • Wilmer Eye Institute celebrates new locations in Bel Air, HdG

    Wilmer Eye Institute celebrates new locations in Bel Air, HdG
    The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Medicine commemorated the grand opening of its Bel Air and Havre de Grace locations (both formerly Parris-Castoro Eye Care Centers) during a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony. These two sites represent the ninth...
  • Dr. Michael Boland joins Wilmer Eye Clinic in Bel Air

    Michael Boland, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine, is seeing patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Bel Air (formerly Parris-Castoro Eye Care Center). He is certified by the American...
  • Medical-religious partnerships can address health needs of an aging society

    In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
  • Both eye and vision care should be insured

    Marylanders are extremely fortunate to have some of the nation's finest health care resources readily available within our borders. As Vincent DeMarco points out in his recent commentary ("Health exchanges benefit Md. families," Feb. 16), we also lead the...
  • Editorial: Del. Morhaim's proposal the best approach to medical marijuana

    In the wake of Maryland's decision last year to make use of medical marijuana legally defensible, the General Assembly is considering what kind of system would facilitate getting the herb to those who, under a doctor's care, need it. After all, cancer...
  • Letter: Sharfstein's caution and desire for more data on marijuana is warranted

    I am surprised that the Towson Times (Feb. 15) would endorse the medical marijuana bill favored by state Del. Dan Morhaim (HB1158) and not endorse the medical marijuana bill (HB1024) favored by Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, secretary of the Maryland Department...