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Maryland

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  • Reflecting a national trend, Maryland's population grays

    Reflecting a national trend, Maryland's population grays
    Driven by a sizable baby boomer population nearing retirement age, Maryland, like the rest of the nation, grew older in the past decade, but Baltimore bucked the trend, attracting more young adults as the number of its middle-age and retiree residents...
  • Sortable chart: Maryland 2010 Census Data

    Sortable chart: Maryland 2010 Census Data
  • Sunshine puts day camps in awkward position

    Sunshine puts day camps in awkward position
    As Maryland officials found out recently, sunscreen and summer camps can be treacherous territory — let counselors apply the protection and risk inappropriate touching or don't apply it and expose children to harm from the sun. Maryland's state...
  • Lupron therapy for autism at center of embattled doctor's case

    Lupron therapy for autism at center of embattled doctor's case
    Since Sam Wessels was diagnosed with autism at age 2, doctors have offered his mother a litany of drugs for the boy from Prozac and Ritalin to Metadate CD and Strattera, commonly used to treat ADHD. Other "alternative" medicine pitches have included...
  • Son of autism doctor charged with practicing without a license

    Son of autism doctor charged with practicing without a license
    The Maryland panel that oversees doctors in the state has charged a man with practicing medicine without a license just weeks after his father's license was suspended for putting autistic children at risk. The Maryland Board of Physicians says David...
  • O'Malley ousts David Geier from autism commission

    O'Malley ousts David Geier from autism commission
    Gov. Martin O'Malley removed David A. Geier from Maryland's Commission on Autism on Friday, telling his one-time appointee in a letter that "you do not at the present time qualify to serve." O'Malley told Geier, who has only a bachelor's degree, that...
  • Autism doctor: My therapy is unconventional, but it works

    Autism doctor: My therapy is unconventional, but it works
    If there's a single statement that everyone who works in the field of autism can agree on, it's that there is so much that we still don't know. Medical professionals can't even definitively say why more children are being diagnosed as having autism or...
  • hCG diet leaves some hungry for less

    hCG diet leaves some hungry for less
    When Lynn Patterson resolved to lose weight early this year, she took a hormone normally associated with pregnancy, not dieting. The 53-year-old Catonsville nurse went on the hCG diet, named for human chorionic gonadotropin, a hormone that is produced...
  • Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes

    Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes
    Enrique Villa can walk from his condominium on Water Street to his job at St. Paul and Baltimore streets in about five minutes. In Maryland, that's rare. Villa and his wife, Kathryn, a physician whose commute by subway to Johns Hopkins Hospital is nearly...
  • Jean Marbella: A virtual portrait of you — and your neighbors

    I know how much you make, whether you really have that advanced degree you claim and if you are spending too much of your paycheck on your mortgage. Well, not exactly. But I do know as a group and on average what you and your neighbors earn, how much you...
  • Maryland population grows by 480,000

    Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data. Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...