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  • O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland

    O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland
    President Barack Obama appointed an "Ebola czar" Friday to lead the nation's response to the deadly virus, as Gov. Martin O'Malley sought to allay the public's fears after an infected Texas nurse was brought to Bethesda for treatment. Meanwhile, Johns...
  • Lehigh Valley lawmakers urge limits on travel from Ebola areas

    Lehigh Valley lawmakers urge limits on travel from Ebola areas
    – Most Lehigh Valley federal lawmakers are joining a chorus of concerns about how federal officials are responding to the Ebola crisis, calling for restricting travel from the affected countries and better coordination among agencies. Republican...
  • Lehigh University names new president

    Lehigh University names new president
    Lehigh University has a new leader. John D. Simon, executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia, will become Lehigh's 14th president July 1, the school announced Friday in a news release. Simon is an internationally renowned...
  • Scientists must work with facts and question status quo

    DALLAS Unknowns are scary and our repertoire on Ebola is far from complete. Viruses can mutate and outwit us. But some things we do know: The average incubation period for Ebola is eight to 10 days, the longest incubation period is 21 days, and patients...
  • Venture capitalists invest $89 million in Md. companies in third quarter

    Venture capitalists invest $89 million in Md. companies in third quarter
    Venture capitalists invested $89 million in Maryland companies in this year's third quarter, with the state ranking 8th in the country for the number of deals and 13th in dollars invested, according to a new report released Friday. Nationwide, venture...
  • Ebola fears continue to mount, spill into port business, politics

    Ebola fears continue to mount, spill into port business, politics
    A local longshoremen's union in Baltimore briefly refused to work a ship from West Africa. Questions about a patient's medical transport sparked a fury. And Rep. Andy Harris, a Baltimore County Republican and a doctor, called for a ban on travel from...
  • Regeneron's Eylea works better vs Avastin and Lucentis in study

    (Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that a head-to-head study showed that its Eylea treatment for diabetic macular edema created significantly greater improvement in visual acuity compared with Genentech's Avastin and Lucentis. Eylea...
  • Consumer Reports: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day

    Breakfast eaters tend to have better diets overall, consuming more fruit, vegetables, milk and whole grains than non-breakfast eaters, according to Consumer Reports. And because the time between dinner and the next morning's meal is the longest your body...
  • Stem cell treatments show promise for some feline health issues

    Q: You recently wrote about stem cell research, and I understand that in cats, stem cell therapy is being used to treat inflammatory bowel disease. Do you have more details? A: In fact, it was the Winn Feline Foundation (www.winnfelinefoundation.org)...
  • Family dinner-table dynamics linked to childhood obesity

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Families who express more warmth, group enjoyment and positive reinforcement at family meals have children with reduced risk of obesity, according to a new study. "Past research has shown that having frequent family meals...
  • Young baseball pitchers at risk for shoulder damage

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenaged baseball players who throw more than 100 pitches per week are at heightened risk of an injury that could permanently mar normal shoulder development, says a new study. The injury, dubbed "acromial apophysiolysis"...