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Parkinson's Disease

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  • 'Smudge' by Ka-Tet Theatre Company ★★½

    'Smudge' by Ka-Tet Theatre Company ★★½
    Rachel Axler is a former writer for "The Daily Show" and currently writes for "Parks and Recreation," but her 2010 play "Smudge," now in its local premiere with Ka-Tet Theatre Company, doesn't show any clear fingerprints from that resume. Instead, it's an...
  • Baltimore woman, 56, dies after pit bull attack

    Baltimore woman, 56, dies after pit bull attack
    A wheelchair-bound woman died after being attacked by her own pit bull dog early Friday, Baltimore City police and the victim's daughter said. Terry Douglass, 56, suffered fatal injuries after "Boosie," the four-year-old male pit bull that she had...
  • Hey, Associated Press Stylebook, some friendly advice: "No. 1"

    Nothing inspires in me a greater depth of fellow feeling with the editors of the Associated Press Stylebook than the garage. Our garage is larger than usual, and in the corporeal correlative of Parkinson's Law,* junk expands to fill the available space....
  • Pit bull involved in owner's death had bitten before

    Pit bull involved in owner's death had bitten before
    City animal control officers had seized the pit bull earlier this year that was involved in a fatal attack on its owner early Friday, but returned the dog because they "did not feel the dog was a threat to the public," according to a statement from...
  • Obama policies could stifle Md.'s biotech industry

    The Food and Drug Administration's plans to streamline the approval process for "breakthrough" drugs that treat life-threatening diseases is great news for patients and has enormous potential for our pharmaceutical industry, already in the midst of an...
  • Mell has political game plan for retirement

    Mell has political game plan for retirement
    Like the seasoned pro he is, Ald. Richard Mell today floated a straightforward political solution to his upcoming retirement: Appoint his daughter, state Rep. Deb Mell, to his 33rd Ward seat and then install his aldermanic aide Jaime Andrade to take her...
  • Federal medical research cuts decried at Hopkins

    Federal medical research cuts decried at Hopkins
    The head of the nation's medical research agency and leaders of Johns Hopkins hospital and medical school warned Monday that progress in fighting diseases could be slowed, jobs lost and scientists driven overseas unless across-the-board federal funding...
  • Kernan hospital changing name

    Kernan hospital changing name
    Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital is changing its name to better reflect its ties to the University of Maryland Medical System. The hospital will be known as the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute effective...
  • Court overturns Hopkins malpractice case

    Court overturns Hopkins malpractice case
    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals overturned a multimillion-dollar judgment against Johns Hopkins Hospital in a case that accused its doctors of causing severe and irreversible brain damage to a baby born at the hospital. The judges ordered the...
  • Feds Should Stop Fighting Medical Marijuana

    To all appearances, Connecticut is well on the way to making medical marijuana available to people who are suffering from certain serious illnesses. Regulations have been drafted and will be voted on by a legislative committee next month. Physicians...
  • Anne Heche reportedly signed to 'Michael J. Fox Show'

    Anne Heche reportedly signed to 'Michael J. Fox Show'
    NBC's highly anticipated "Michael J. Fox Show," which premieres Sept. 26, has reportedly signed Anne Heche to play the recurring role of Fox's rival news anchor, Susan Rodriguez-Jones. The new series features Fox as Mike Henry, a New York City TV anchor...