Kathryn Klein, M.D., M.P.H. and an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Krieger Children's Eye Center at the Wilmer Institute, is seeing patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Bel Air (formerly Parris-Castoro Eye Care Center).
Six Queen Anne's County residents have been diagnosed with a strain of swine flu that has been infecting people across the country, including many who have been attending state and local agricultural fairs, according to state health officials.
An unusually large number of people have come down with the respiratory disease whooping cough this year around the nation, and in Maryland, prompting public health officials to issue warnings about booster shots for adults and children.
Advance on two things of note related to the derecho in June. Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke is introducing a resolution on the 13th asking BGE and PSC to appear at a council hearing to discuss how the city and BGE can be more proactive in dealing with storm emergencies. Also, BGE will hold a public hearing on the 14th about the storm response.
Fewer Americans than previously thought are controlling their HIV infections and potentially putting the public at higher risk, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University and University of Pennsylvania.
Drug costs rising as patients get medication directly from the doctor and not the pharmacy, costing companies more in workers compensation cases, according to a study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
Human Genome, which uses the human DNA sequence to develop targeted drugs, was able to raise its price to $14.25 for sale to London-based GlaxoSmithKline Plc, valuing the company at $3.6 billion. In April, GlaxoSmithKline offered to buy Human Genome for $13 a share, or $2.6 billion.
Unfortunately, the political discussion in Harford County, and across the U.S. generally fails to acknowledge that these seemingly divergent views on the problem aren't necessarily mutually exclusive. Furthermore, there has been something of a tendency for middle class suburban drug abuse problems to be treated as medical issues, even as urban lower class drug abuse problems are more apt to attract a hard line response.
A 35-year-old Pikesville man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Tuesday for conspiring to deal drugs and to commit a string of armed robberies at fast food chains and a Dollar Tree store, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced.