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  • Florida Hospital East opens simulation center

    <b> </b>Florida Hospital East opens simulation center
    By late Friday morning, a group of medical students at Florida Hospital East Orlando had managed to bring a mannequin back to life several times. With a few taps on an iPad, chief resident Dr. Paul Zipper had prompted this sophisticated machine...
  • NSA scandals caused rift with U.S. allies

    NSA scandals caused rift with U.S. allies
    No single issue has caused greater damage to the trust between the United States and its allies than the sweeping revelations of the National Security Agency's global surveillance programs. This story continues to fuel the perception that we no longer...
  • North Korea ready to resume six-party nuclear talks, Russia reports

    North Korea is ready to resume international talks on its nuclear programs and to work on restoring trade ties with South Korea, the Kremlin announced Thursday after meetings with a high-level official from Pyongyang. The proclamations appeared to be an...
  • Dr. Irving J. Taylor, psychiatrist

    Dr. Irving J. Taylor, psychiatrist
    Dr. Irving J. Taylor, a psychiatrist, researcher and philanthropist who had been medical director and CEO of the old Taylor Manor Hospital in Ellicott City, died Friday at his Pikesville home of a heart attack. He was 95. "Irv Taylor was a major pioneer...
  • Digital Savant: Atlas Wearables training for fitness-band showdown

    The CEO tells me, "Do some jumping jacks." So I do some jumping jacks. Then, he hands me two dumbbells and I dutifully lift them, performing lateral raises. The CEO, Peter Li, knows these exercises. He's the one who told me to do them. I know the...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    Marylanders woke up to a new governor-elect. Here's what you need to know to start your Wednesday.    WEATHER Partly sunny today with rain commencing later this evening and continuing into Thursday. So, keep that raincoat and bumbershoot nearby,...
  • Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist

    Baltimorean Gary Thomas is world-class jazz saxophonist
    Amid the clatter of cutlery, the whir of a blender grinding ice and the conversational hum of an upscale Charles Village restaurant on a Friday night, two musicians playing a flute and electric guitar are levitating through John Coltrane's "Giant Steps."...
  • Public health experts stress importance of trust in West Africa as they fight Ebola

    Public health experts stress importance of trust in West Africa as they fight Ebola
    When public health workers began canvassing West African villages this spring and summer warning of something called Ebola, they were met with fear — but not of the deadly virus. One village locked itself down to keep relief workers out, while...
  • U. of I. rejects 'official beer' billboards near campus

    U. of I. rejects 'official beer' billboards near campus
    Only select fans can buy a beer at a University of Illinois football game, but according to billboards around the state, Coors Light is now the "Official Beer of the Fighting Illini." The billboards went up in August, soon after the university...
  • Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze

    Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze
    She has been intellectually disabled and mostly deaf since early childhood. Cerebral palsy leaves her movements stiff. She has yet to be potty-trained. But for years, her family says, the public schools in which 15-year-old Colbi Wike was enrolled...
  • Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight

    Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight
    Dr. Lance Plyler was desperate. It was late July, and two of his American relief workers in Liberia were showing worsening symptoms of Ebola. Believing he couldn't handle such "dire circumstances" alone, the medical director for Samaritan's Purse turned...