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  • Medical marijuana could reduce painkiller abuse, study suggests

    Medical marijuana could reduce painkiller abuse, study suggests
    Could medical marijuana be an antidote for the nation's scourge of fatal overdoses caused by prescription pain medication? A new study suggests the answer is yes, and it's set off a flurry of medical debate over the risks and benefits of making cannabis...
  • New superintendent named for York Schools

    YORK — The York County School Board appointed a new superintendent for the York County School Division at its meeting Monday night — just a week before a new school year begins. Victor Shandor, who has more than 20 years of experience in...
  • Washington College names interim president

    Washington College names interim president
    Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday. Griswold — an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of...
  • Hopkins Hospital bumped from top spot to No. 3 on U.S. News ranking

    Hopkins Hospital bumped from top spot to No. 3 on U.S. News ranking
    Johns Hopkins, for decades ranked the best hospital in the country, has been through this before. Two years ago, it fell to No. 2 in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings, regaining the top spot last year. But No. 3? "What a disaster!" said...
  • Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News

    Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report. The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
  • In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
  • International artist to create Wilson stop artwork

    International artist to create Wilson stop artwork
    Cecil Balmond, an international artist known for designing innovative structures, will create artwork for the Wilson stop, which is slated to undergo a $203 million renovation this year, the CTA board decided Wednesday. The CTA board awarded a...
  • Feather's 'idiosyncratic machines' garner Sondheim prize

    Feather's 'idiosyncratic machines' garner Sondheim prize
    Four instruments fashioned from magnets and turntables and thick metal springs are conversing in a gallery of the Walters Art Museum. They pop and hum, plink like the teeth of a comb. One calls to mind an amplified heartbeat. Another sounds like someone...
  • Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray

    Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray
    Every school day, students at Carlsbad High tune in their classroom televisions to a news show produced by its award-winning broadcast journalism program. Airing from a well-appointed studio on campus, the report covers topics ranging from final exams...
  • Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle Levy claims

    Hopkins agrees to pay $190 million to settle Levy claims
    Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 million to settle claims from thousands of women who may have been surreptitiously recorded during pelvic exams by gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy. The amount of the settlement is one of the largest on...
  • Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement

    Hopkins could see higher insurance costs from settlement
    The $190 million settlement for former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy might be eye-popping, but it won't overwhelm the wealthy Johns Hopkins Health System. Hopkins officials said the payout, which received preliminary court approval Monday, would be...