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  • Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen

    Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen
    Talk about pressure! When Andrea Gielen won the national American Public Health Award last fall, she was not only honored for contributions she had made to the field but, by the award’s terms, is now expected to come up with a second act. The...
  • Hampton doctor makes gourmet cookies for allergy sufferers

    Hampton doctor makes gourmet cookies for allergy sufferers
    When her 4-month-old son had a life-threatening allergic reaction to formula, Lucy Gibney, a board-certified emergency doctor with a practice in Hampton, started down a new career path. As she and her husband, Paul, struggled to find safe foods for...
  • Barbara Santamaria, nurse practitioner

    Barbara Santamaria, nurse practitioner
    Barbara M. Santamaria, a retired Veterans Administration nurse practitioner and a past president of the Maryland Nurses Association, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Oak Crest Village Retirement Community...
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • Energy drinks can kill [Letter]

    Energy drinks can kill [Letter]
    Michelle Minton's commentary on Maryland's reasonable bill to stop stores from selling energy drinks to minors is misleading on a key point ("No one cards at Starbucks," Feb. 26). She's simply wrong to claim that the Food and Drug Administration has...
  • Modern pesticides are safe to use [Letter]

    Modern pesticides are safe to use [Letter]
    In response to your recent editorial about the health risks associated with pesticides, I offer the following factual information and thoughts ("Understanding pesticide risks," Feb. 19): It is time to stop spreading a message of fear and instead take...
  • Asthma and pesticides [Letter]

    Asthma and pesticides [Letter]
    Regarding your editorial on the health risks of pesticide use, asthma was once thought to be caused by pesticides, but the link was later disproved ("Understanding pesticide risks," Feb. 20). According to recent studies by the National Institutes of...
  • Disease On The Wings Of Climate Change

    Disease On The Wings Of Climate Change
    Asian tiger mosquitoes were identified for the first time in Fairfield County last summer. This should raise your eyebrows because the Asian tiger mosquito, one of the world's most invasive species, can spread a terribly debilitating disease,...
  • Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher

    Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
  • Dear Congress, you appall me

    Dear Congress, You disgust me. You appall me and make me sick. I'm not alone. Check the Twitterverse under hash tag (hash mark)DearCongress and you'll see. Your actions are repugnant. Your egos are out of control. Your arrogance is repulsive. You...
  • Defending Generation Y: why millennial-bashers are wrong

    Brazen Careerist Some of the most repeated knocks on GenY by the Millennial-bashing experts in media-land are that they're selfie-posting, social media-crazed underachievers. While there's no solid defense for taking excessive selfies, spreading hateful...