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  • Doctor's use of unnecessary stents raises question of informed consent

    Your article about the Physician's Board revoking Dr. Mark Midei's license to practice neglected to mention the question of whether he obtained his patients' informed consent ("Cardiologist's license revoked for unnecessary stent operations," July 14)....
  • Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells -- in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.

    Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells --  in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.
    Steady exposure to the electromagnetic radiation given off by cellphones during use may disrupt fetal development, disturb memory and weaken the barrier that protects the brain from environmental toxins, says a welter of new research being presented...
  • Feds open inquiry into city clinic's employee retirement plan

    The U.S. Department of Labor has opened an inquiry into the employee retirement plan of a taxpayer-funded mental health clinic in Baltimore after former workers said money deducted from their paychecks as far back as 2009 never reached their retirement...
  • Maryland medical board upholds autism doctor's suspension

    Maryland medical board upholds autism doctor's suspension
    A geneticist who has used the hormone-suppressing drug Lupron to treat children with autism failed Wednesday to persuade the Maryland Board of Physicians to lift its summary suspension of his medical license. Dr. Mark Geier, who holds medical licenses in...
  • Six Flags, 50 years later

    Six Flags, 50 years later
    Somewhere between Skull Island and the Crazy Horse Saloon, I lost her. There I was in the blistering sun of a Texas summer, a 7-year-old in rumpled shorts and a pixie haircut, suddenly missing a sister 12 years my senior. I remember feeling afraid, but I...
  • Md. autism doctor's license suspended

    Md. autism doctor's license suspended
    A doctor nationally known for treating autism with a drug sometimes used to chemically castrate sex offenders has been suspended from practicing medicine in his home state of Maryland after state officials determined that he is putting children at risk....
  • Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says

    Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says
    Dawn Cofiell was adamantly opposed to delivering her son Donovan by cesarean section three years ago, but a complication made it unavoidable. The experience was so smooth, pain-free and convenient that she surprised her doctor with requests to plan the...
  • Hooked on treatment: Marylanders pay clinic millions, but diagnoses questionable

    Hooked on treatment: Marylanders pay clinic millions, but diagnoses questionable
    Kevin Brown knew he was hooked on crack cocaine. That was obvious each time he set off on another smoking binge. But Brown says he never imagined that he also suffered from a mental illness until he walked into Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. A day or...
  • State looks to remove autism panelist with links to suspended doctor

    State looks to remove autism panelist with links to suspended doctor
    A day after Dr. Mark Geier's medical license was suspended in Maryland over allegations of putting children with autism at risk, state officials were seeking to remove his son from a state commission that advises the governor on the disorder. The...
  • Health chief lays out revamped oversight for addiction and mental health clinics

    Health chief lays out revamped oversight for addiction and mental health clinics
    The state's top health official laid out new oversight measures Thursday aimed at better policing taxpayer-funded drug treatment and mental health providers. Among the steps Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein presented to lawmakers: monitoring the...
  • Alternative autism treatments can be appealing to desperate parents

    Alternative autism treatments can be appealing to desperate parents
    After her daughter Jodie was diagnosed with autism, Alison Singer went online, searching desperately for anything that looked like it might help her little girl. She tried gluten-free and casein-free diets and supplements. She sprinkled something...