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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor

    Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor
    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...
  • 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...
  • New case of alleged patricide stirs old memories of similar high-profile cases

    When Timothy Scott Sherman shot and killed his mother and adoptive father while they slept, the case disturbed the normally quiet life in the small Harford County hamlet of Hickory. A quarter-century later, another family murder has rocked the county, in...
  • Do doctors lie to patients?

    Do you think your doctor is open and honest with you? Maybe not always, according to a new survey. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston surveyed 1,891 physicians...
  • 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...
  • 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...