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Health Treatments (INACTIVE)

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  • Drugmaker reverses course, offers treatment to stricken 7-year-old

    Drugmaker reverses course, offers treatment to stricken 7-year-old
    A 7-year-old Virginia boy struggling with a serious infection began a potentially lifesaving drug treatment Wednesday after his family's awareness campaign went viral and spurred the FDA and a pharmaceutical company to fast-track a new drug trial....
  • Involuntary mental health treatment is needed [Letter]

    Kudos to the Baltimore Sun very for your well reported article, "Bill supports involuntary mental health treatment" (March 10). The gist of the last 20 years of background on this topic is that when the legislators closed down the institutions across...
  • Zachary M. 'Zach' Lederer, inspiration to cancer patients, dies at 20

    Zachary M. 'Zach' Lederer, inspiration to cancer patients, dies at 20
    Zachary M. "Zach" Lederer's personal struggle and determination to survive brain cancer gave hope and inspiration to people across the world. The University of Maryland, College Park student and manager of the men's basketball team became known for...
  • La Grange panel recommends medical marijuana plan

    La Grange panel recommends medical marijuana plan
    The La Grange Plan Commission recommended regulations Tuesday that would allow medical marijuana dispensaries to be across the street from homes but not next door to them. Commissioners proposed allowing dispensaries closer to residential...
  • Officials Urge Restrictions On E-Cigarette Marketing

    Holding a brightly colored electronic cigarette, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday that the device is obviously marketed to children and reminds him of another legal battle he waged. "I will tell you, as someone who fought the tobacco companies,...
  • New rules for medical pot

    Although it was the first state to legalize medical marijuana, California is way behind other states in regulating it. The 1996 Compassionate Use Act provided little guidance on how the state could help ailing patients get the drug — or how to...
  • Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]

    Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]
    Health insurers in Maryland and throughout the country are jeopardizing patient health by dramatically and arbitrarily increasing the cost of vital medications. As insurers increasingly assign cancer treatments to so-called "specialty tier" cost...
  • Wauconda police officer dies after long battle with cancer

    Wauconda police officer dies after long battle with cancer
    Clutching the pristinely folded American flag to her chest, Crystal Schultz closed her eyes and let the tears fall. Her husband, Eric Schultz, lay a few feet away in a coffin surrounded by fellow Wauconda police officers. It was time to say goodbye....
  • More than 100 marijuana shops shut down, L.A. city attorney says

    More than 100 marijuana shops shut down, L.A. city attorney says
    More than 100 pot shops have shut down since Los Angeles started enforcing its new rules restricting medical marijuana dispensaries, City Atty. Mike Feuer announced Monday. Feuer said he was now stepping up that work, hiring two new attorneys who...
  • Kevin Young on 'Book of Hours'

     Kevin Young on 'Book of Hours'
    "Book of Hours," Kevin Young's heartfelt, beautifully crafted new collection of poems, is a chronicle of a series of seismic changes in his life. It begins with the sudden death of his father, an ophthalmologist, as the result of a hunting accident and...
  • Senate GOP leader believes Yee introduced him to undercover FBI agent

    Senate GOP leader believes Yee introduced him to undercover FBI agent
    SACRAMENTO -- A Senate leader may have solved one mystery raised in an FBI affidavit released after the arrest Wednesday of state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) on suspicion of wire fraud and firearms trafficking: the identity of "State Senator 2."...