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  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap, Grab the tissues

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap, Grab the tissues
    Last week, Diana Nyad and Sean Avery got the boot. Please, please let's put Billy Dee out of his misery this week. The guest judge is Robin Roberts. LOVE HER. It's also "tell your sob story/backstory" night. DON'T LOVE THAT.  Uh oh, Billy Dee Williams...
  • Loyola student diagnosed with possible meningitis

    Loyola student diagnosed with possible meningitis
    A Loyola University Maryland student has been diagnosed with possible bacterial meningitis and is in serious condition at local hospital, school officials said Thursday. Loyola spokesman Nick Alexopulos said the diagnosis is pending laboratory...
  • Senate approves FDA role for specialty pharmacies

    Senate approves FDA role for specialty pharmacies
    The Food and Drug Administration would play a broader role in regulating specialty pharmacies, such as the one responsible for last year's deadly outbreak of meningitis, under legislation approved by Congress on Monday and expected to be signed by...
  • New health care landscape

    New health care landscape
    It was a year of significant changes in how health care is delivered in Maryland. Here are some highlights: Rocky rollout for Obamacare Years of effort preparing for the Affordable Care Act culminated with the opening of state and federal health...
  • Baltimore Co. pain relief practice resisting probe into meningitis outbreak

    Baltimore Co. pain relief practice resisting probe into meningitis outbreak
    A Baltimore County pain treatment center is resisting involvement in a probe into the deadly national fungal meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroids last year. Baltimore Pain Management Center, which received some doses of the recalled...
  • Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak

    Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak
    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday. Though details of the...
  • 7 Md. outpatient centers get subpoenas in meningitis outbreak investigation

    7 Md. outpatient centers get subpoenas in meningitis outbreak investigation
    Seven Maryland health care centers that received tainted steroids linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak will be required to turn over documents and give testimony under subpoenas filed last week in a federal lawsuit. A steering committee of...
  • Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease

    Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease
    Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading. She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...
  • 2 cases of meningitis reported in Md., part of multistate outbreak

    State health officials are looking into two cases of meningitis, including one death, that may have been caused by spinal injections. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, which announced the cases late Wednesday, would not release...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER:  Sunny, with a high near 63. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 46. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning’s issues. TOP NEWS Five dead in fatal fire in Northeast Baltimore: The bodies of four...
  • Four new meningitis cases in Maryland

    Four new meningitis cases in Maryland
    Four more Marylanders have developed fungal meningitis after receiving a steriod injection for back pain as a national outbreak has grown to 170 victims in several states. In Maryland, 13 people have been diagnosed with the rare disease and 1,500 could...
  • Maryland clinics respond to meningitis outbreak

    Maryland clinics respond to meningitis outbreak
    As attention from a multistate outbreak of meningitis centered on a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy on Thursday, Maryland clinics reached out to hundreds of patients who may have received injections of the steroid linked to the cases. The outbreak has...