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  • Former Baltimore Co. police officer gets community service, probation in drug case

    Former Baltimore Co. police officer gets community service, probation in drug case
    A former Baltimore County police officer who pleaded guilty in a drug case will avoid jail time and instead face probation and community service. Joseph Stanley Harden, 32, was sentenced Monday to two years of probation and 100 hours of community...
  • State and poultry industry take precautions against bird flu

    State and poultry industry take precautions against bird flu
    Agriculture officials and poultry farmers in Maryland are taking extra precautions against bird flu after outbreaks have devastated flocks in other states. The Maryland Department of Agriculture has banned the entry of waterfowl in fairs and shows in...
  • Baltimoreans face one of nation's longest commutes

    Baltimoreans face one of nation's longest commutes
    Byron Haskins recently tried to outsmart the Baltimore Beltway traffic that bedevils his commute between home in Cockeysville and work at the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn. Slipping onto a series of surface streets, he made it as far as...
  • Scientists look into why most Alzheimer's patients are women

    Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics?...
  • Medical marijuana moves closer to reality in Maryland

    Medical marijuana moves closer to reality in Maryland
    With the state publishing draft regulations for medical marijuana and an infrastructure for growing and distributing it coming into view, Marylanders who suffer from chronic pain or debilitating disease could gain access to the drug by the middle of...
  • Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment from diabetes

    ROCHESTER, Minn. Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares across cultures....
  • With NSF funds limited, is $697,177 for climate change musical worth it?

    With NSF funds limited, is $697,177 for climate change musical worth it?
    The National Science Foundation too often shortchanges American taxpayers by funding low-value, low-priority social science projects. Here are some doozies: the veiling-fashion industry in Turkey, Viking textiles in Iceland, the “social impacts&...
  • Civilian contractor's death at Guantanamo remains a mystery

    PHILADELPHIA Six months after Christopher Tur's body was found in the water off the U.S. Naval Station at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay, the Hatfield, Pa., native's death remains a mystery. The Navy is still silent on the cause and manner of the civilian...
  • Attorneys for Colorado gunman to open defense case Thursday

    Attorneys for James Holmes will open their case Thursday, offering a less emotional and more clinical assessment of the Colorado theater shooter after two months of often-gruesome testimony from prosecution witnesses who included many visibly wounded...
  • FDA reviewing safety of Essure birth control implant

    Federal health regulators are reviewing the safety of an implantable contraception device after receiving reports of unusual side effects from patients, including fatigue, depression and weight gain. The Food and Drug Administration says those problems...
  • CDC: More than 1 in 8 Americans infected with HIV don't know it

    CDC: More than 1 in 8 Americans infected with HIV don't know it
    More than 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV – including about 156,300 who don’t realize it, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means 13% of those who are infected with the virus that...