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Fort Detrick (military base)

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  • Review finds Fort Detrick cancer studies inconclusive

    An independent panel of scientists says two government-issued studies can't show if people were harmed by toxic pollution from Fort Detrick contaminating the ground water, but further studies are unlikely to answer lingering questions about the health...
  • Maryland's biotech pitch: We know the Feds

    Maryland's biotech pitch: We know the Feds
    In a conference room in downtown Baltimore, F. Blix Winston compared the Food and Drug Administration to a "slow-moving bulldog." "You don't want to get bitten," Winston, an expert on the federal regulation of medical devices, told a crowd of about 50...
  • NSA employee accused of leaking information sentenced to probation

    NSA employee accused of leaking information sentenced to probation
    Thomas Andrews Drake, the former NSA employee accused of felony espionage but convicted of a misdemeanor computer violation, was sentenced Friday in Baltimore's federal court to 240 hours of community service and one year's probation. It was an abrupt...
  • Military base expansion effort officially ends this week

    Military base expansion effort officially ends this week
    The restaurants around Fort Monmouth in New Jersey used to be packed. Now that lunchtime crowd gathers 150 miles to the southwest, in Aberdeen. Javier Rodriguez, who just relocated to Aberdeen Proving Ground last month, was struck by the familiar feeling...
  • Cancer cluster not shown near Fort Detrick, says state

    Neighbors of Fort Detrick were not diagnosed with cancer in greater numbers than the broader population of Frederick County during the period for which data are available, state health officials told the community Monday. But local activists said the...
  • Scientists fault biodefense lab planning at Fort Detrick

    A panel of independent scientists has found flaws in the Army's planning to shield workers and the public from harm from a proposed biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick. The seven-member committee assembled by the National Academy of...
  • A death from cancer, and a search for answers

    A death from cancer, and a search for answers
    Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen. When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
  • Frontline's 'Anthrax Files' takes hard look at FBI role in suicide of Ft. Detrick scientist

    Frontline's 'Anthrax Files' takes hard look at FBI role in suicide of Ft. Detrick scientist
    Nobody does investigative journalism on TV like Public Television's "Frontline" -- nobody, and that includes "60 Minutes." And Tuesday night at 9, the venerable series revisits Ft. Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, and the case of anthrax researcher...
  • Paul W. Ramey

    Paul W. Ramey
    Paul Wilson Ramey, a member of the Army Corps of Engineers who was a founder of AIDS Action Baltimore, died of cancer Dec. 29 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 55 and lived in Hampden. Born and raised in Woodstock, Va., he was a 1975 graduate...
  • Howard couple's beach home is like a fairy tale

    Howard couple's beach home is like a fairy tale
    Ellicott City residents Rosario and Maria Di Marco never lost their desire to have a second home by the sea in Lewes, Del. To this day, the quiet resort town holds happy memories of summer vacations at Fort Miles near Cape Henlopen Park when their...
  • Commissioners OK veterans shuttle to Baltimore, Frederick

    The Board of County Commissioners this week approved creation of a shuttle bus service to transport veterans from two locations in Carroll County to Veterans Administration hospitals in Baltimore City and Frederick. The commissioners voted 4-0 on a...