The Maryland Attorney General’s Office has filed charges against the manufacturer of a powerful fentanyl spray, accusing the company of violating consumer protection laws thousands of times as it schemed to buy the help of doctors and deceive insurance companies to drive up its sales.
Dr. Moody DeW. Wharam Jr., a pioneering Johns Hopkins Hospital radiation oncologist, died Aug. 10 from amyotropic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at Franklin Square Medical Center. The former longtime Timonium resident who was living in Essex was 77.
Our usual Sunday dinners were filled with laughter, comfort food, good wine and lively conversation. It was a tradition with the Euker family that we all relished. But this particular Sunday was different. We had all gathered to share a meal, bake cookeis and cut my hair. My chemo had begun.
The Mount Airy Town Council and Mayor meeting on Monday was a blend of triumphant returns, bittersweet farewells and business as usual. It was Councilman Scott Strong’s final council meeting, as he accepted a job in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mayor Patrick Rockinberg returned after cancer surgery.
This year, the free event will kick off at noon and include picnic food, a DJ, face painting and other child and family friendly fun, according to Sherry Morres, a clinical research nurse at the cancer center and the original organizer of the survivors day event.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's first campaign ad hits familiar tones - overstating his role in turning around the economy while reminding voters of the leadership he showed during the riots and character he showed during his fight with cancer.
John W. Rietz, a retired architect who was known for designing medical facilities and his work with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, died April 17 from complications of pulmonary fibrosis at his Hunt Valley home. He was 73.
The four-day competition for budding brain surgeons and researchers held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore will involve teens working in a neuroanatomy lab and examining real human brains, plus simulated "diagnoses" with actors posing as patients.
Fort McHenry will close. You can still tour the Naval Academy, but not its museum. If, like two indicted Baltimore police detectives, you are scheduled for trial at U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Monday, the wheels of justice will grind on despite the federal government shutdown.
Expanded polystyrene foam has already been successfully phased out in Montgomery, Prince George’s County and Washington, D.C. These transitions have been smooth, and businesses have been able to use substitute recyclable packaging at a comparable price. A statewide policy is needed.
On Nov. 11, our Moonlit Mission Team once again took part in the Light the Night Walk which raises funds for the life-saving medical research and patient services provided by The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), the captain of the fundraising team writes.