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Ethics

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  • Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material

    Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material
    Henrietta Lacks had no control when doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital used her cells 62 years ago in research that led to groundbreaking medical advances. But now her descendants will. The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that it had reached...
  • Shirley D. Patterson, chemist

    Shirley D. Patterson, chemist
    Shirley D. Patterson, a retired chemist who taught at what is now Community College of Baltimore County at Essex, died July 15 of heart failure at her Chattanooga, Tenn., home. She was 68. The daughter of an educator and a homemaker, Shirley Dale...
  • Home values rise in city, some counties

    Home values rise in city, some counties
    Home values in Baltimore rose more than 4 percent in the most recent round of property assessments, one of the largest increases in Maryland as the state saw some overall growth for the first time in five years. In the Baltimore region, average home...
  • Work ethic springs trampolinist Deana Parris to new heights

    Work ethic springs trampolinist Deana Parris to new heights
    Deana Parris had a decision to make. A year after she joined the trampoline team at the Fairland Sports and Aquatics Center in Laurel, her parents declared that she and her brother had to pare down their many extracurricular activities to two each....
  • Delegate files complaint with ethics panel over Dance's consulting job

    Delegate files complaint with ethics panel over Dance's consulting job
    A Maryland legislator has filed a complaint with the Baltimore County school board's ethics panel, saying he wants them to rule on whether Superintendent Dallas Dance violated board policy when he took a part-time job with a company doing business with...
  • Towson's Telvion Clark making most of second chance

    Towson's Telvion Clark making most of second chance
    Getting kicked off the Virginia Tech football team could have ended Telvion Clark's career. Instead, he turned it into an opportunity to find success at Towson. After playing a limited role during his freshman and sophomore years, Clark was poised to...
  • City school administrator had sought ethics opinion about job with SUPES

    City school administrator had sought ethics opinion about job with SUPES
    When a top Baltimore City school official was asked by a company to help train administrators, she sought advice from the city ethics panel and was told to donate her earnings to the school system. Sonja Santelises, the chief academic officer for the...
  • Dr. John M. Freeman, neurologist

    Dr. John M. Freeman, neurologist
    Dr. John M. Freeman, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurologist and expert in pediatric epilepsy who had also been a medical ethicist, died Friday of cardiovascular disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The longtime Ruxton resident...
  • PETA attacks animal research for sexual health issues

    PETA attacks animal research for sexual health issues
    Animal advocacy group PETA called Tuesday on the National Institutes of Health to stop animal experiments related to sexual health, including Johns Hopkins studies of erectile dysfunction using rodents. In a letter to the NIH director, People for the...
  • Md.'s ruinous welfare-state mentality [Letter]

    Md.'s ruinous welfare-state mentality [Letter]
    Democratic gubernatorial candidates Helen Mizeur, Anthony Brown and Doug Gansler are now campaigning in our neighborhoods. I thank them for their service to Maryland and the country even though they do not see things the way I do. However, I do...
  • Eugene Monroe is giving the Ravens steady contributions on the offensive line

    Eugene Monroe is giving the Ravens steady contributions on the offensive line
    Growing up in Plainfield, N.J., Ravens left offensive tackle Eugene Monroe would rise at dawn whenever his father was heading out for his latest contractor job. As the youngest of 10 brothers and five sisters, Monroe quickly became accustomed to the...
  • Ethics panel won't file complaint against Dundalk councilman

    Ethics panel won't file complaint against Dundalk councilman
    The Baltimore County Ethics Commission said Tuesday it will not file a complaint against a Dundalk councilman who for years did not disclose his outside employment — including a stint at a company that did business with the county schools —...