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  • Ebola prompts U.S. to weigh more preparedness funding after cuts

    Ebola prompts U.S. to weigh more preparedness funding after cuts
    — The first known case of Ebola contracted in the United States is giving urgency to moves by lawmakers to boost funding for a response after years of cuts to federal prevention and research budgets. With health officials raising the prospect of...
  • More on why the U.S. was unprepared for Ebola

    More on why the U.S. was unprepared for Ebola
    As we reported Sunday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) engaged in some pointless and uninformed ruminations about the government's response to the Ebola virus. But Ebola is one of those public events that expands exponentially in its consequences, public...
  • Why don't we have an Ebola 'czar,' Sen. McCain? Because of the NRA

    Why don't we have an Ebola 'czar,' Sen. McCain? Because of the NRA
    Donning the mantle of the nation's scaremonger-in-chief, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared Sunday morning on CNN to weigh in on the latest Ebola news. The nugget he and host Candy Crowley were chewing over was that a healthcare worker who had been...
  • Real estate agent pens book with proceeds going to breast cancer research

    Real estate agent pens book with proceeds going to breast cancer research
    After 13 years of experience in Maryland real estate, David Orso decided to use his skills to better equip those entering the housing market by writing a book. That this effort would also become a way to pay tribute to his wife was a heartbreaking...
  • Little known disorder underscores education needs [Commentary]

    Little known disorder underscores education needs [Commentary]
    The mother's story was one that I have heard many times over the past few months, with some variation in detail. Her child, an A and B student with many friends and outside interests, had awoken one morning and refused to go to school. In the following...
  • Ebola-exposed patient arrives at Maryland clinic

    An American who was exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a National Institutes of Health clinic in Maryland, the agency announced. The patient, a physician who was exposed to the virus while volunteering in the African...
  • Patient exposed to Ebola to be treated at Maryland clinic

    The National Institutes of Health announced Saturday it expects to admit a patient exposed to the Ebola virus in the "coming days." The patient is an American doctor who was exposed to the virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone, according to a...
  • 'Pretty women' gather for cancer fundraiser

    'Pretty women' gather for cancer fundraiser
    Florida Atlantic Region of Hadassah will host, "Pretty Women Celebrate the Ta-Tas," an "A.R.T. ExpoZay" luncheon beginning at 11 a.m. on Oct. 26 at Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton to raise funds for cancer awareness, research and treatment....
  • The art of biology, seen through the eyes of scientists

    The art of biology, seen through the eyes of scientists
    A great deal of biology research isn’t visible to the naked eye. But that doesn’t mean it’s not beautiful. Don’t agree? Check out the winners of this year’s BioArt competition. BioArt is an annual contest run by the...
  • UM center launches human trials of Ebola vaccine in Mali

    UM center launches human trials of Ebola vaccine in Mali
    Forty health care workers in Mali are receiving a vaccine that could guard against the Ebola virus as a University of Maryland School of Medicine center launches the first human trials of the experimental vaccine. One person received the vaccine...
  • Phelps' arrest can open door to conversations with teens

    Phelps' arrest can open door to conversations with teens
    It was a decade ago that Michael Phelps visited several local high schools to warn students against underage drinking in the aftermath of his first drunken-driving charge. Now the most decorated Olympian ever faces drunken-driving charges again, is...