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  • Maryland lineman Sal Conaboy named to Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List

    Maryland lineman Sal Conaboy named to Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List
    Maryland senior offensive lineman Sal Conaboy was named to the 2014 Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List, the trophy committee announced Tuesday. The Rimington Trophy was first awarded in 2000 and is presented annually to the top center in the NCAA Division...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Consider genetic testing if cystic fibrosis is a concern

    Q: What are the chances of a person with cystic fibrosis passing the disease to their offspring? A: Cystic fibrosis is inherited as a recessive disease. This means a person could be a carrier of a CF mutation and not be affected. Everyone has two copies...
  • Childhood Friends Join Forces To Raise CF Awareness With OutRUN 38

    Childhood Friends Join Forces To Raise CF Awareness With OutRUN 38
    As kids, they shared best-friend necklaces, tears and laughter but time split them apart. Then, after 20 years, Nicole Burke moved back to Connecticut and drove past Liz Shuman, jogging down the street in Madison. "I'd just had two babies and was...
  • Neuqua's Cherney happy to finally be healthy

    Neuqua's Cherney happy to finally be healthy
    Evan Cherney never saw any reason to tell his football coaches that the constant ear infections wreaked havoc with his equilibrium. The baseball coaches did not need to be aware that he was slowed by pneumonia. Sick was the Neuqua Valley senior's...
  • Perry Thurston exudes caution as Democratic attorney general candidates react to marijuana decision

    Perry Thurston exudes caution as Democratic attorney general candidates react to marijuana decision
    Attorney General candidate Perry Thurston, a Broward Democrat, issued a cautious, nuanced statement Monday in response to the Florida Supreme Court decision allowing voters to decide in November if they want to authorize medical marijuana. George...
  • For American Heritage and St. Thomas Aquinas, Friday was about more than softball

    For American Heritage and St. Thomas Aquinas, Friday was about more than softball
    Before American Heritage took the field Friday night for its softball game against St. Thomas Aquinas, it was clear the Patriots were struggling to contain their emotions.  Just before the first pitch, there was a moment of silence observed for Andrea...
  • Towson law firm plans challenge to Recher liquor license renewal

    Towson law firm plans challenge to Recher liquor license renewal
    A Towson law firm plans to challenge the renewal of the Recher Theatre's liquor license in an effort to stop the establishment's plan to become a nightclub. The Charles E. Brooks Law Offices will file a petition with the county liquor board within the...
  • Recher Theatre to end run as a concert venue on Sunday

    Recher Theatre to end run as a concert venue on Sunday
    On Sunday, Towson's Recher Theatre will host its final concert, a charitable show titled "The Last Hurrah!" Fittingly, the venue will host more than 15 local bands for the all-day event. Bands scheduled to play include The Hint, American Diary, Thin...
  • Pennsylvania girl who got on adult donor list gets lung transplant

    The critically ill 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was at the center of efforts to allow children younger than 12 to receive adult lungs was in surgery undergoing a transplant on Wednesday. Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers from severe cystic fibrosis, was...
  • Andrea Bradley, president, Palm Healthcare Foundation

    Andrea Bradley, president, Palm Healthcare Foundation
    Last week: Opponents of the Affordable Care Act are gearing up once again to overturn the new healthcare program in the coming session. Whether you are for or against the plan, it's important to understand the basics — one of the most important...
  • Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?

    Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?
    Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too. For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...