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  • From Sun Magazine: Earliest intervention

    From Sun Magazine: Earliest intervention
    When Ginny Russo goes into labor sometime at the end of May, her first call will be to her doctor. Her second: to the researchers who want to collect her baby's placenta, umbilical cord blood and first dirty diaper. They're part of the same crew that,...
  • Kennedy Krieger program trains parents to foster children with special needs

    Kennedy Krieger program trains parents to foster children with special needs
    For Jason and Hollie Costa, falling in love with feisty 5-year-old Daeonna Smith was the easy part. Deciding whether to parent a child with special needs, however, tested their resolve. The Columbia couple didn't know anything about spina bifida, the...
  • Test offers red flag for autism at 6 months

    A simple “pull-to-sit” test on infants at six months old may help doctors predict autismand other delays, a new study has found. The study by Kennedy Krieger Institute researchers looked at infants at high genetic risk for autism and found...
  • More hospitals allowing visits from patients' pets

    More hospitals allowing visits from patients' pets
    Ask patients in some area hospitals which caregivers they most look forward to seeing, and they'll say the ones with hairy faces and bad breath. For Sean Harris, they were his dogs Diesel and Wilson. For Michael Friedman, it was the family pooch,...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Wednesday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Boy, 6, hit by SUV in Odenton: The boy was flown to a nearby hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning. Howard County native wins 2012 Sophie Kerr Prize: Kathryn Manion, a Clarksville native and graduate...
  • Rawlings-Blake donates Orioles skybox tickets to 27 nonprofits, schools

    Rawlings-Blake donates Orioles skybox tickets to 27 nonprofits, schools
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has donated use of her office's skybox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to 27 nonprofit or charitable organizations this year, including her daughter's school, according to a list provided by the mayor's office. The Parent...
  • Northern Baltimore city events

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • Family forgoes Thanksgiving to run model trains for charity

    Family forgoes Thanksgiving to run model trains for charity
    Model trains, not turkey, top the Thanksgiving menu for the Schumm family of Harford County. They have, for the past nine years, forgone the traditional dinner so they can treat thousands of others to a visual feast at the Kennedy Krieger Institute's...
  • Share your blessings

    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our...
  • Regulator vows to improve trucking enforcement

    The nation's top trucking regulators said Wednesday that their agency is moving to prevent companies that have been shut down for repeated safety violations from staying in business by changing their names, a recurring problem in the industry. The...
  • Bullying suit against city schools goes to trial

    A city jury heard opening statements Thursday in a $1.3 million lawsuit in which parents allege that the school system was grossly negligent and failed to prevent their two children, including a special-needs student, from being bullied. School system...