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  • Dr. Ben Carson apologizes, offers to withdraw from Hopkins speech

    Dr. Ben Carson apologizes, offers to withdraw from Hopkins speech
    Dr. Benjamin Carson, the famed Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, apologized Friday for his "choice of words" and use of examples in discussing gay marriage on Fox News earlier in the week. During Sean Hannity's show on Tuesday, when asked about the matter...
  • The cost of sexually transmitted disease

    Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...
  • Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended for Ravens' second game

    Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended for Ravens' second game
    When the Ravens square off with the Cleveland Browns in the second game of the season, their defense won't have to account for wide receiver Josh Gordon in coverage. Gordon is suspended for the first two games of the regular season without pay,...
  • College Lines

    Eric S. Christenson, of Joppa, graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine on May 17, earning a doctor of medicine. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society, and received the William Likoff, M.D. Award "for distinction in...
  • Cigna Agreement For Pharmacy Benefits Management Expected To Save Millions Annually

    Cigna Corp. announced late Monday it has a new 10-year agreement with Catamaran, a company that buys prescription drugs in bulk and provides technological advantages to manage drug inventories for the health insurer. The arrangement builds on an...
  • Life Skill #31: Visiting the doctor

    Life Skill #31: Visiting the doctor
    An apple a day won't keep the doctor away forever. Sooner or later, you'll need to make an appointment. There are ways to make that visit flow smoothly. Fact is, life is moving at a fast pace for everyone, including physicians. When Dr. Paul Griner...
  • Adequate public facilities law leaves a lot to be desired [Editorial]

    Two projects in rather close proximity to each other are getting a lot of attention from the people who live near where they're proposed. While both have the potential to result in similar kinds of traffic problems, one is in keeping with laws already...
  • Statins may reduce benefits of exercise

    Statins may reduce benefits of exercise
    Millions of people take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol. But the medications may also interfere with the positive effects of exercise in some patients, according to a small study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology....
  • Music device doesn't drop diabetics' blood pressure

    Music device doesn't drop diabetics' blood pressure
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A device that plays a melody in an attempt to slow people's breathing didn't lower the blood pressure of people with diabetes, according to a new study. "Given the results and the studies available, you can conclude that there...
  • Moby takes sober look at his life as a musician

    Moby takes sober look at his life as a musician
    "In a perfect world, I would be 6-foot-3 and have a perfect head of hair and look like Orlando Bloom," says electronic superstar Moby, who does not. Moby, born Richard Melville Hall, is on the phone to promote this weekend's Spring Awakening electronic...
  • Researchers hail Supreme Court decision on gene patent

    Researchers hail Supreme Court decision on gene patent
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision that Myriad Genetics cannot patent two genes linked to ovarian and breast cancer came as welcome relief to researchers whose work on BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes had been thwarted by legal challenges from the company. But...