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  • State looks to remove autism panelist with links to suspended doctor

    State looks to remove autism panelist with links to suspended doctor
    A day after Dr. Mark Geier's medical license was suspended in Maryland over allegations of putting children with autism at risk, state officials were seeking to remove his son from a state commission that advises the governor on the disorder. The...
  • Brewery tours: From the grain to the glass

    Brewery tours: From the grain to the glass
    On a recent Saturday afternoon, a man addressed a crowd of about 50 at a brewery right outside Baltimore and said, "Let us pray." He raised his arm, looked over his flock and solemnly intoned: "Our lager which art in barrels, thy will be drunk, at the...
  • Delivering bad news one of medicine's great difficulties

    Delivering bad news one of medicine's great difficulties
    The anguished mother pounded the floor at Johns Hopkins Hospital, screaming, "Why, why, why?" Dr. John Wogan had just told her as gently as he knew how that her teenage son was dead, the victim of a stray bullet fired on the streets of Baltimore. The...
  • End of mercury thermometers is near

    End of mercury thermometers is near
    It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction. While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
  • Hereford students organize Relay for Life fundraiser to honor classmate

    Hereford students organize Relay for Life fundraiser to honor classmate
    William Levasseur was home-schooled until it was time for high school and he decided to go to Hereford High. He already knew many of the students there since he had played on a Hereford Recreation Council travel soccer team the previous year. In his...
  • Ask the Expert: Early-onset dementia and Alzheimer's

    Everyone forgets a name or a date from time to time. But how do you know when it's something serious? Marina Tompkins, a certified social worker and director of Keswick Multi-Care Center's adult day program, talks about how to tell the difference between...
  • A Special Scout

    A Special Scout
    I don’t normally attend Eagle Scout ceremonies. The North County News runs announcements of new Eagle Scouts and their photos in the paper, so the scouts get their much-deserved press without me showing up at their official Eagle Court of Honor....
  • South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins

    South Pole stroke victim recovering at Johns Hopkins
    Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred. Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...
  • Ruth S. Garretson

    Ruth S. Garretson, a registered nurse and volunteer, died Aug. 30 of brain cancer at the Bay Woods Retirement Community in Annapolis. The longtime Severna Park resident was 85. The daughter of a Methodist minister and a homemaker, Ruth Spry was born...
  • Reavie firms up his plans for '12

    NORTON, Mass. — Chez Reavie lost full PGA Tour status in May, when his medical exemption from knee surgery last year ran out. He's not eligible for any Fall Series events after the first one in Las Vegas. Not that it matters anymore. He can even...
  • Remembering Harford's military men and women who died serving their country since 9/11

    Remembering Harford's military men and women who died serving their country since 9/11
    Since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the following wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, men and women across the country — and Harford County — have bravely sacrificed their lives to fight for the rights we as Americans have every day....
  • Irene, and a little boy, return missing ring to family of rightful owner

    A little boy finds a ring lost at least 14 years ago, and a daughter now feels she is no longer alone. And some feel it's all thanks to Irene. "Something good came out of the hurricane," Mary Claire Mari said. "This is the rainbow." Mari has been...