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  • Americans better off without milk subsidy

    A frequent bugaboo of the fiscal cliff debacle was the "milk cliff" — the threat of milk price doubling if Congress failed to extend dairy subsidies. Parents were expected to forgo other necessities because their children "had to have milk."...
  • Five questions with ... Chad Barnhill

    Five questions with ... Chad Barnhill
    Moving to Maryland has been a learning experience for Chad Barnhill, general manager of the Horseshoe Baltimore Casino that will fill the sweeping vacant lot currently greeting drivers coming into the city on Russell Street. At home within the walls...
  • Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist

    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist
    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist who was an LSD expert and participated in its experimentation on volunteer servicemen at several military installations in the 1950s, died Sunday of complications after surgery at the University of Maryland St....
  • Health security is national security

    Health security is national security
    On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's dramatic announcement about the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba, the two presidential candidates met for a debate last Monday only 250 miles away in Boca Raton, Fla. Moderator Bob Schieffer...
  • O's doctor becomes defense target in Angelos asbestos case

    O's doctor becomes defense target in Angelos asbestos case
    The Orioles' team doctor, William H. Goldiner, tended to orange-clad ballplayers at the same time as he diagnosed thousands of blue-collar workers with asbestos-related illnesses whose cases were taken up by prominent lawyer and team owner Peter G....
  • Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success

    Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success
    Sons learn from their fathers. Whether it’s how to throw a ball, ride a bike, shave or tie a tie, the lessons fathers teach can last a lifetime. But how do those lessons change when a son joins his father in business? Howard Magazine talked with...
  • Reading by 8th grade not realistic for everyone

    While No Child Left Behind continues to be underfunded, and Race to the Top may reward schools in affluent communities, please consider that the goal that all students read by 8th grade may not be viable, as one-fifth of the population has a learning...
  • Lead paint judgments: the shame of the city

    Lead paint judgments: the shame of the city
    For the past two decades, many in Maryland have worked tirelessly to eliminate lead poisoning and to protect our most vulnerable children and families. It has required a lot of heavy lifting — organizing and educating parents, children and...
  • Peering into the troubled mind of Robert Schumann

    Peering into the troubled mind of Robert Schumann
    Robert Schumann heard so much music in his head, he felt compelled to compose. "I cannot help it," he wrote to his wife, Clara, "and should like to sing myself to death, like a nightingale." When he died at the age of 46 in an asylum, the only sounds he...
  • Physician pay, medical disclosure rules criticized

    The payments and "VIP trips" given to a Maryland cardiologist by Abbott Laboratories for parties and consulting work — disclosed in a federal report released Monday — are just what new legislation and industry guidelines are supposed to...
  • Doctors with electronic systems order more imaging tests

    Doctors with electronic systems order more imaging tests
    Doctors who have access to computer test results order more tests than doctors who don’t, according to a new study that challenges an assumption about electronic health records. The study in the March issue of the journal Health Affairs found...
  • Change the World Bank needs

    Few people on the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical role in the U.S. effort to engage the world through its contribution to economic development in poor and post-conflict societies. As current World Bank President...