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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...
  • Senior briefs

    Support groups The Department of Aging and Disabilities has updated a booklet on community support groups. The booklet focuses on groups for care giving, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement for adults and children, diabetes, brain injury, cancer, stroke,...
  • 89 MD facilities bought drugs from company involved in meningitis outbreak

    89 MD facilities bought drugs from company involved in meningitis outbreak
    The Food and Drug Administration released a new list of more than 3,000 hospitals that bought drugs from the company at the center of a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, including 89 facilities in Maryland. The drugs bought by Maryland facilities...
  • 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...
  • Rare disorder nearly takes Baltimore woman's sight

    Rare disorder nearly takes Baltimore woman's sight
    When Tamika Morgan developed red irritated eyes in the fall of 2010, she wasted no time heading to an optometrist at a local retail store who gave her drops for pink eye. Her eyes got worse over the next few days so she went to a local hospital to see an...
  • 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...
  • Dr. Kraig Scot Bower joins Wilmer Eye in Bel Air

    Dr. Kraig Scot Bower joins Wilmer Eye in Bel Air
    Kraig Scot Bower, M.D., F.A.C.S, the director of refractive surgery at The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is seeing patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Bel Air (formerly Parris-Castoro Eye Care Center). Bower is...
  • Diabetes leading to blindness in many people

    Diabetes leading to blindness in many people
    Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults 20 to 74 years old. Dr. Michael Grodin, co-director of retinal services and director of clinical research at Katzen Eye Group, discusses eye problems and the link to diabetes. Why is...
  • Eye-opening service project at Hammond Middle benefits Ethiopia

    Eye-opening service project at Hammond Middle benefits Ethiopia
    Students at Hammond Middle School put away their textbooks on Friday, Nov. 30, and left the classroom for a different kind of education. To raise money and awareness for a program one of their teachers is participating in, the entire student...
  • Lifeguard combines passion for pool, policy

    Lifeguard combines passion for pool, policy
    Another article in a series about the people and the jobs that define a Maryland summer. Conor Sheehey has heard the "Baywatch" jokes. All of them, thank you. No, the 19-year-old lifeguard doesn't run in slow motion. Most of the swimmers he...
  • 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...