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  • Ruth Patrick dies at 105; pioneer in freshwater ecosystem research

    Ruth Patrick dies at 105; pioneer in freshwater ecosystem research
    Ruth Patrick, a scientist whose research on freshwater ecosystems led to groundbreaking ways to measure pollution in rivers and streams, has died. She was 105. Patrick, recipient of dozens of the nation's top science awards including the National...
  • Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field

    Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field
    When the Major League Baseball season starts March 31, Brett Harman won't be on a pitcher's mound. Instead, the 23-year-old Westminster resident will be preparing for a career as a physician assistant. But Harman, who had a standout career at...
  • FDA panel recommends continued Avandia sales, with restrictions

    FDA panel recommends continued Avandia sales, with restrictions
    An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted to keep the diabetes drug Avandia on the market with a slate of restrictions on its use, and suggested that although evidence of the drug's safety problems may have been overblown,...
  • Dimensions names Lisa Goodlett new chief financial officer

    Dimensions Healthcare System has named Lisa Goodlett as chief financial officer, reporting to President and CEO Neil Moore. Her duties include leadership in planning, analysis, patient financial services and budgeting, and overseeing the strategic...
  • Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV

    Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV
    A comprehensive new look at how mothers fill their hours suggests it's time to revise the old saw "A man may work from sun to sun. But a woman's work is never done." The new saw should be, "24/7, there's something to see. Make your own bed, I'm watching...
  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Feb. 7; find a Peninsula testing site near you

    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Feb. 7; find a Peninsula testing site near you
    The Peninsula metropolitan region has one of the highest HIV/AIDS rates in the country. Early diagnosis and treatment can cut the transmission rate by up to 90 percent, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Find out where you can get tested,...
  • At last, it's time to visit Gatorland

    At last, it's time to visit Gatorland
    It's embarrassing admission time for your Postcards correspondent. I've never been to Gatorland, the iconic, old-school attraction that has been beckoning tourists to pass beneath its ridiculously enormous pointy-toothed jaws for more than half a...
  • New species of hammerhead shark confirmed

    New species of hammerhead shark confirmed
    The discovery of a new species of hammerhead shark may sound like bad news for swimmers. But shark bites are rare, and it turns out this may be worse news for sharks. The shark, as yet unnamed, closely resembles the scalloped hammerhead shark, a species...
  • Doubts surface as police sharply increase Taser use

    Doubts surface as police sharply increase Taser use
    The traffic stop began peacefully three hours into New Year's Day 2010, with the woman driving the SUV telling the officer that she hadn't been drinking and her husband merrily exclaiming he was the source of the alcohol smell. But the situation soured...
  • Q&A: Greg Street, 'World of Warcraft' Lead Systems Designer (Pt. 1)

    Q&A: Greg Street, 'World of Warcraft' Lead Systems Designer (Pt. 1)
    Greg Street took an unusual path to being one of the lead developers on the most massive video game in history. The McDaniel College graduate returns to his alma mater on April 30 in a free event open to the public called "SmartTALK," where Street will...
  • Robert L. Carter dies at 94; NAACP attorney fought segregation

    Robert L. Carter dies at 94; NAACP attorney fought segregation
    Robert L. Carter, who as an NAACP civil rights attorney was an architect of the legal strategy used in the cases that led to Brown vs. Board of Education, the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has...