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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...
  • Social sense: Guide to the fall party season

    Social sense: Guide to the fall party season
    The fall fundraising party season revs into high gear next weekend with a plethora of big shindigs that can cost big bucks to attend — all for a worthy cause, of course. From the Night of 100 Elvises to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala, tickets...
  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania girl who got on adult donor list gets lung transplant

    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...
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  • A Mom's Mission To Get Early Screening For The Disease That Has Devastated Her Son's Life

    Every few minutes, Jean Kelley touches her son's shoulder or knee as she speaks directly to him. "In your very quiet way, you make a big impact, Brian," says this Branford mom as her 24-year-old turns his head and moves his eyes. She's sure he can...
  • Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'

    Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'
    For years after he took his last hit, Sammy Stewart dreamed the same dream. He'd climb a set of stairs under a dogwood tree, and at the top, a man would hand him some rocks of crack cocaine. Stewart would take them home and place them by his bedside...