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  • Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore

    Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore
    Ken Malone and the board members of his startup biotech company gathered in a conference room at the University of Southern Mississippi last October to make a gut-wrenching decision. Ablitech Inc.'s funding was slowly drying up, and it couldn't find...
  • Nutrition and type 2 diabetes prevention

    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Amanda Tauber weighs in on type 2...
  • Stick with shelter contract and skip declawing your cat

    Celebrating the fact that June is American Humane Association Adopt a Cat Month, this column is devoted to your cat questions. Q: I don't believe in declawing. My husband wants me to declaw a kitten we recently adopted from a shelter. For starters, the...
  • 20-year-old soldier who lost arm and foot refuses to quit

     
    Pfc. Geoffrey Quevedo, who lost an arm and foot in Afghanistan, refuses to give up. "I don't want to be treated like a baby by American society," he says....
  • What is a Lisfranc injury? It’s what FSU DE Brandon Jenkins has

     
    By now, you have probably read all about the injury to Florida State defensive end Brandon Jenkins. After several outlets reported through unnamed sources Monday night that the preseason All-America selection and potential first-round NFL Draft pick had a...
  • Actor Gary Sinise (AKA Lt. Dan) talks about rocking out for veterans

     
    Emmy Award-winning actor Gary Sinise says he has had a strong connection with military personnel and veterans for as long as he can remember. But it was after Sinise’s Academy Award-nominated role as double amputee Lt. Dan Taylor in the......
  • Alert: 10 bike-related recalls

     
    From the Consumer Product Safety Commission, these alerts: Bridgeway Bicycles (91,000 units) The bicycle chain can break, causing a rider to lose control and fall. Trek 2012 FX and District bicycles (27,000 units) The bolt that secures the seat saddle...
  • Good Shepherd pediatric unit expanding

     
    Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital's Pediatric Unit is bulking up. The only inpatient rehabilitation unit for children in the region, Good Shepherd's pediatric unit has added four private rooms, increasing patient capacity from 16 to 20, Good...
  • Air Show Returns to Reno One Year After Deadly Crash

    Air Show Returns to Reno One Year After Deadly Crash
    RENO, NV (KTLA) -- The Reno National Championship Air Races are underway for the 49th annual event, despite last year's deadly crash. Ten spectators died at last year's show when pilot Jimmy Leeward lost control of his P51 Mustang and crashed into the...
  • Nerve-connected bionic leg helps climb toward medical history

    Nerve-connected bionic leg helps climb toward medical history
    Zac Vawter, a 31-year-old amputee, aims to make medical history Sunday when he attempts to climb 103 stories to the top of the Willis Tower with his state-of-the-art bionic leg. Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago equipped Vawter...
  • Bionic leg faces a big test — 103-story climb

    Bionic leg faces a big test — 103-story climb
    Zac Vawter, a 31-year-old amputee, aims to make medical history Sunday when he tries to climb 103 stories to the Skydeck of the Willis Tower with his state-of-the-art bionic leg. Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago equipped Vawter with...
  • Flesh-eating bacteria survivor Aimee Copeland goes home

    Flesh-eating bacteria survivor Aimee Copeland goes home
    Aimee Copeland was spending her first night at home Wednesday since flesh-eating bacteria forced the amputation of her hands, leg and foot three months ago. Copeland's first stop out of rehab was to Longhorn Steakhouse for lunch with her family, said her...