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Malaria is an enormous and tragic problem — that can be beat. It takes the life of a child every minute in Sub-Saharan Africa, and a million people die from malaria each year. It also stifles economic development, as malaria prevents children from...
April 22, 2001: In a stunning upset, Baltimore's Hasim Rahman knocks out world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis to take the title. A right cross to Lewis' chin floors the 1988 Olympic gold medalist in the fifth round in South Africa. Seven months later,...
As op-ed commentator Richard E. Chaisson wrote recently, "despite the devastation that TB wreaks, it still is not a global health priority" ("Tuberculosis, the forgotten killer," March 24). Just as it was necessary to eradicate smallpox and combat polio...
Tags: Polio, Tuberculosis, AIDS, Smallpox
This is World Tuberculosis Day, the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch discovered the cause of tuberculosis (TB), an airborne infectious disease that continues to rage around the world, killing 1.4 million people each year. The disease remains a leading...
For such a long time, arsenic was the perfect poison. It is odorless, colorless and tasteless, so it's difficult to detect when slipped into a food or beverage. Its effects are gradual and cumulative — deflecting suspicion from the killer. The...
Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94. Born in Summit, N.J., and...
Like the rest of America, I will be tuning in Sunday to watch Baltimore's own Ravens play for the Vince Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl XLVII. The Super Bowl has become a great American tradition. But there's another tradition that demonstrates our nation's...
Description: Johns Hopkins researchers may have narrowed in on nerve cells in mice that signal when something feels itchy, but not when it causes pain. Even if a stimulus that would normally be perceived as painful is introduced to the nerve cells, the...
OMG! Jesus had a wife? A highly regarded Harvard theological historian has introduced a tiny scrap of papyrus from the fourth century — judged to be authentic — on which are written the words, "Jesus said to them, 'My wife….'" Also...
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Congratulations to 16-year-old Justin Kihn, who was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony at Hiss United Methodist Church on Nov. 9. Kihn, who joined Cub Scout Pack 247 when he was in the second grade, now serves as junior assistant...
Dr. Reubin Andres, a retired gerontologist who challenged commonly circulated height-weight tables for the elderly and conducted diabetes research, died of complications from heart disease Sunday at his Lake Roland-area home. He was 89. Dr. Andres...
Mitt Romney has a great deal of empathy for people like himself -- rich guys -- and he would serve them well as president. Of course, the wealthy have seldom not been served well by our commander-in-chief. Father and son Bush came from among the affluent,...
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