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  • Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland

    Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland
    Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina. Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list. After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
  • C. Randal Mills to head California's stem cell agency

    C. Randal Mills to head California's stem cell agency
    The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine announced Wednesday that it was appointing C. Randal Mills as the stem cell agency's new president and chief executive officer. Mills, the former chief executive of Columbia, Md.-...
  • Chew on this: Help your children develop good dental habits

    Source: NIH News in Health whatdoctorsknow.com Teeth help us bite, chew, speak clearly and smile. Even babies need healthy teeth. But teeth need proper care to stay healthy and strong. It's never too early to start on the path to good dental health....
  • Regulating e-cigarettes: It's about time

    It has taken far too long for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to impose regulations on e-cigarettes: More than three years have passed since it announced its intention to do so. During that time, the devices have caught on with teenagers, whose...
  • Fort Detrick fire department named best in Army

    Fort Detrick fire department named best in Army
    The Fort Detrick fire department has been named the best medium-sized department in the Army, base officials said Monday. The installation in Frederick hosts the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center, the Army Medical Research...
  • 10 Health Tips to Help Reduce Falls in Seniors

    10 Health Tips to Help Reduce Falls Falling is costly. Falls cause both physical and economical tolls in senior populations. The medical costs linked to injuries sustained from falls in adults over 65 was $30 billion in 2010, according to the Centers...
  • 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...
  • We can't afford not to spend more money on Alzheimer's research

     We can't afford <i>not</i> to spend more money on Alzheimer's research
    Alzheimer's disease and other dementias not only destroy the lives of those who suffer from them but take a devastating toll on family caregivers and on those who must pay the cost of care. An estimated 5 million people in the United States suffer from...
  • Nat Geo Explores Six New Series While Emphasizing Returning Slate

    Many TV networks emphasize their slate of new series during upfront presentations, but National Geographic Channel made sure to play up its returning programs with equal zest. The network, a joint venture of 21st Century Fox's Fox Network and National...
  • Facts about premature births

    Facts about premature births
    Definition A baby is born prematurely when it is delivered before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Full term is 40 weeks. Categories Moderate to late preterm: 32-36 weeks (About 84 percent of all premature births) Very preterm: 28-31 weeks (About 10...