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Asthma (INACTIVE)

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  • Absent, suspended city students falling further behind on MSAs

    Absent, suspended city students falling further behind on MSAs
    For the third year in a row, Baltimore's scores on state tests show a double-digit achievement gap between chronically absent students and their peers who attend school regularly, and the system's recent spike in suspensions has created a similar...
  • Report: Clinical trials of new medications help create jobs in Maryland

    Maryland has hosted 1,775 clinical trials for new medicines targeting six major chronic diseases since 1999, including 369 that are still in the early stages of recruiting patients, according to a study by two pharmaceutical industry groups released...
  • Emergency supply of epinephrine now required in all Maryland schools

    In what parents and health organizations called a life-saving measure, Gov. Martin O' Malley signed into a law Tuesday a bill that will require all Maryland schools to maintain an emergency supply of epinephrine in order to respond to a growing trend of...
  • New law helps schools cope with food allergies

    New law helps schools cope with food allergies
    Maryland public schools will all soon be keeping emergency supplies of epinephrine on hand for students who may have an allergic reaction, and patient advocates are applauding the new law. “Receiving a dose of epinephrine in the critical minutes...
  • Air quality alert issued for Baltimore

    Air quality will be poor in Baltimore on Sunday, according to state officials. Higher than normal air pollution concentrations could threaten sensitive groups like children, the elderly and people with asthma, heart disease or lung disease. People who...
  • Dr. Solbert Permutt, physiologist

    Dr. Solbert Permutt, physiologist
    Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...
  • Helping homeless children, teens get medical care

    Helping homeless children, teens get medical care
    You can see why a state might require minors to have a parent's OK before they receive medical care. But Maryland law has made life especially difficult for homeless teenagers who have no adults watching out for them. It's the sort of problem that drives...
  • EPA keeps heat on to reduce summer smog

    EPA keeps heat on to reduce summer smog
    Just in time for the start of ozone season, the Environmental Protection Agency officially reminds us that Baltimoreans are still breathing unhealthful levels of pollution in their air in late spring and summer. The city and its suburbs were among 45...
  • Ravens' Dean Pees on facing Patriots: 'I'm not going to lie, it's a big game for me'

    Ravens' Dean Pees on facing Patriots: 'I'm not going to lie, it's a big game for me'
    Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees used to huddle with the New England Patriots, plotting defensive strategies as part of coach Bill Belichick's inner circle. Now, Pees is preparing to defend quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots' other offensive...
  • Ravens notes: Cameron says he 'really felt good' about late short-yardage play calls

    Ravens notes: Cameron says he 'really felt good' about late short-yardage play calls
    The pass from quarterback Joe Flacco sailed over the outstretched hands of running back Ray Rice on fourth down, the Ravens' final short-yardage failure Sunday. During a 24-23 defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Ravens converted none of their six...
  • Nice to see Jerry Lawler back, but some of the imagery was inappropriate

    Nice to see Jerry Lawler back, but some of the imagery was inappropriate
    Two weeks ago, Jerry "The King" Lawler suffered a heart attack on live television. In the time since, websites have reported and speculated on Lawler's condition and the events surrounding the incident, which played out on live television. On tonight'...
  • Roots of the achievement gap

    Roots of the achievement gap
    Baltimore City schools CEO Andrés Alonso was merely stating the obvious when he said recently that Baltimore students' disappointing scores on this year's state standardized achievement tests in reading and math were due in large part to the fact that...