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  • Women outnumbering men on race day

    Women outnumbering men on race day
    Freedom Green is a full-time mom with four young children and a husband whose job has him working 20-hour days. That is why she runs. "There are times when I need to get away, so that I don't flip out," says Green, 40, of Owings Mills. "I don't want...
  • Disabled athletes shine in Baltimore Running Festival

    Disabled athletes shine in Baltimore Running Festival
    Erin Michael ran the relay race in the Baltimore Running Festival last year and saw a few disabled racers — but thought there could be more. The 29-year-old therapist at Kennedy Krieger Institute encouraged and then helped train nine patients who...
  • City school board elects new vice chairman

    The Baltimore city school recently elected David Stone, who once headed up the city's charter school office and is serving his second term as a commissioner, second-in-command of the district last week. He takes over for longtime board member, Jerrelle...
  • Towson doctor named professor at University of Sciences

    Dr. Rondalyn Whitney, of Towson, was recently named assistant professor of occupational therapy at the University of the Sciences, in Philadelphia. Previously, she served as the senior research coordinator at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. At Kennedy...
  • City school officials assure special education advocates at meeting

    City school officials assure special education advocates at meeting
    Baltimore school officials assured special-education advocates Wednesday that efforts to provide students with a quality education will continue after a lawsuit ends this year that has kept the system under a microscope for 28 years. In a forum hosted by...
  • 'Ultimate sleepover party' for patients and siblings

    'Ultimate sleepover party' for patients and siblings
    The scene at Hashawha Environmental Center in Westminster Friday evening was filled with the friendly chaos typical of the start of summer camp. Parents unloaded gear and gave last-minute instructions. Ubiquitous counselors welcomed visitors and ushered...
  • Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University

    Grasmick to overhaul teacher training at Towson University
    Several months after Nancy S. Grasmick left her job as state superintendent of schools, Michelle Rhee, the former schools chief in Washington, spoke in Baltimore and let a secret slip. She told the crowd at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall that Grasmick...
  • 1 in 80 Maryland children diagnosed with autism, CDC says

    1 in 80 Maryland children diagnosed with autism, CDC says
    One in 88 American children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to a new estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate is 23 percent higher than one the agency released three years ago. Federal officials said some...
  • New CDC Report: 1 in 88 U.S. Children Have Autism

    New CDC Report: 1 in 88 U.S. Children Have Autism
    The number of children with autism in the United States continues to rise, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The latest data estimate that 1 in 88 American children has some form of autism...
  • Florida Hospital to hold ADHD conference on Wednesday

     
    If you've got a child with ADHD — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 18, when Florida Hospital will hold a town hall meeting in Orlando, featuring¬†one of the nation's experts on ADHD. Dr. Martha...
  • Four autism treatments that worry physicians

    Four autism treatments that worry physicians
    Four that worry physicians The Chicago Tribune examined four treatments in depth. Medical experts said that the therapies have not been proved to help children with autism and that each also carries risks. IVIG treatment What it is: Antibodies...