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  • The frivolous taking of life

    The frivolous taking of life
    You may have seen the startling bus and metro ads around town that warn, "What does JHU have that 98 percent of medical schools don't? Live animal labs."
  • No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system
    No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities. The new system — which assigns one to...

    Powdered alcohol should be banned in every state

    Powdered alcohol should be banned in every state
    Imagine your child being offered a sugary alcoholic powder that can be snorted, eaten like Pixy Stix, added to food or sneaked into schools or stadiums and that turns into an alcoholic beverage just by adding water. With little guidance on how much is a...

    Tiny plastic microbeads are a big danger

    Tiny plastic microbeads are a big danger
    As far back as the 1970s, the dangerous nature of plastics in our global waterways was well known. Images of turtles and birds entangled in soda six-pack liners heightened our awareness of the impact of plastic waste products on marine life. Now, there'...

    Regional advertisers compete for a Super Bowl win

    Regional advertisers compete for a Super Bowl win
    Move over Pepsi, Budweiser and Coca-Cola. Such national brands, known for big-budget, attention-grabbing advertisements during the Super Bowl, will share the stage this year with regional advertisers looking to make a splash in a more targeted, lower-...