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  • Opting For Independence helps seniors stay at home

    When Raisa Otero-Cesario's mother, Ana Otero, was hospitalized in February after a fall, she turned down the doctors' suggestions that she leave her mother overnight. "No way I'm leaving her," was her response. For Otero-Cesario, family is a priority....
  • A salute to a Md. athlete

    A salute to a Md. athlete
    A Beijing-bound athlete from Maryland is featured on McDonald's beverage cups, but it's not Michael Phelps. Instead, it's Tatyana McFadden, a wheelchair sprint racer from Howard County who also is featured in a television commercial for Hilton Hotels...
  • Hopkins doctor takes on bioterrorism

    WASHINGTON - The Johns Hopkins doctor who decades ago led the worldwide effort to wipe out smallpox is wasting no time trying to inoculate the nation against a bioterrorist attack. Recently asked by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G....
  • OHRP letter to Hopkins on decision to suspend funding

    FOR US POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERY: FOR HAND DELIVERY OR EXPRESS MAIL: Office for Human Research Protections Office for Human Research Protections 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 National Institutes of Health...
  • Johns Hopkins' corrective action plan

    July 21, 2001 Michael A. Carome, M.D. Director, Division of Compliance Oversight Office for Human Research Protections 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 National Institutes of Health (MSC 7507) Rockville, Maryland 20852-7507 RE: Human Subjects...
  • OHRP letter reinstating JHU MPA with restrictions

    Office for Human Research Protections 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 National Institutes of Health (MSC 7507) Rockville, Maryland 20892-7507 July 22, 2001 Edward D. Miller, M.D. Dean and Chief Executive Officer Johns Hopkins Medicine The Johns...
  • Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park

    Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park
    It could be a scene from a faraway land — women in long, colorful skirts harvesting mustard leaves, a man with a weathered face and a traditional salwar kameez beneath his suit jacket squeezing between rows — chopped, fermented daikon spread...
  • Minorities aren't well represented in environmental groups, study says

    Minorities and people of color have not managed to break the “green ceiling” inside environmental organizations, and remain underrepresented on their staffs, according to a report released Monday. The report found that while people of...
  • U.S. lawmakers expand probe of federal biolab mishaps

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Monday said they were expanding their investigation of federal biosecurity lapses including problems at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that led to the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu pathogens....
  • Insurance companies return millions to Pa. residents

     
    More than 90,000 consumers in Pennsylvania will get a little gift from their health insurance company this year. Eleven insurers will be returning $5.1 million to Pennsylvania consumers under a rule in the Affordable Care Act that gives insurers an...
  • Courts issue conflicting rulings on health care tax credits

    WASHINGTON Two appeals courts on Tuesday reached radically different conclusions about whether millions of consumers in 36 states can use tax credits to help buy health coverage on the federal health insurance marketplace. The conflicting rulings,...
  • Sen. Fasano Asks For Meeting To Discuss 'Problems' At Health Exchange

    State Sen. Leonard Fasano is asking for a summer meeting of Connecticut's health insurance exchange to address what he said are problems that have come to light in recent weeks. Fasano, R-North Haven, sent a letter Tuesday to Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, who...