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Leukemia

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  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca

    MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca
    When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up." Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
  • Micraculous outcomes at Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue [Ellicott City]

    There's nothing small about Small Miracles Cat and Dog Rescue in Ellicott City.  Since its founding in 2009 as Small Miracle Cat Rescue, the nonprofit organization has saved the lives of over 6,000 stray, surrendered and abandoned cats.  In 2011,...
  • Ravens hit hard by Pagano's leukemia diagnosis

    Ravens hit hard by Pagano's leukemia diagnosis
    Known for his strong personality and aggressive approach to football, Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano is expected to giveleukemia all it can handle as he begins his fight with the disease. The former Ravens defensive coordinator has been...
  • Coffee Companion (10/2): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (10/2): your daily Ravens fix
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
  • Ravens news, notes and opinions

    Ravens news, notes and opinions
    With the Ravens’ defense uncharacteristically struggling through the first four weeks, there has been plenty of finger pointing from fans and the media. Cornerbacks Cary Williams and Jimmy Smith have caught a lot of the blame and outside linebackers...
  • Former Howard County Executive Eakle dies at 86

    Former Howard County Executive Eakle dies at 86
    Former Howard County Executive William "Ned" Eakle, 86, died Tuesday morning following a brief illness, according to the county. Eakle, of Elkridge, served as county executive for nine months. In March 1986, then county executive J. Hugh Nichols left...
  • Field hockey game to raise money for fight against cancer

    Field hockey game to raise money for fight against cancer
    Archbishop Spalding has been hosting a fundraiser for the fight against cancer for the past six years, but Thursday's field hockey game carries special meaning for both the Cavaliers and their opponent, St. Mary's, which is playing in the contest for...
  • Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease

    Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease
    A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....
  • Howard County pets: How can I guard my cat against feline leukemia?

    Howard County pets: How can I guard my cat against feline leukemia?
    Q: What are the symptoms of feline leukemia? How can I protect my cat against it if I have to board her with other cats? A: Great questions, because feline leukemia is incurable, surprisingly common, highly contagious and a leading cause of death for...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • Students for Safe Schools on a mission at Bollman Bridge school [North Laurel/Savage]

    Bollman Bridge Elementary takes bullying and community outreach seriously. The school started a group called Students for Safe Schools to help build a nurturing environment while helping others learn to stop bullying. The students volunteer during their...