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  • 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...
  • Cardiologist defends himself at license hearing

    The Towson cardiologist accused of placing cardiac stents into patients who didn't need them had a chance to defend himself Wednesday before the Maryland Board of Physicians, which is deciding whether the doctor should retain his license. The board...
  • Council to consider ban on crib bumper pads

    Council to consider ban on crib bumper pads
    Chicago could become the first city in the country to ban the sale of crib bumper pads if the City Council approves an ordinance introduced Wednesday. Ald. James Balcer, 11th, and George Cardenas, 12th, introduced the ordinance in response to a series of...
  • Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights

    Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights
    Paul E. Sullivan, an analyst with the U.S. Defense Department who won an important civil-rights victory in 1969 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the whites-only membership policy of his Fairfax County, Va., swimming pool club, has died. He was...
  • Cardiologist's license revoked over accusations of placing unneeded stents

    Cardiologist's license revoked over accusations of placing unneeded stents
    The Maryland Board of Physicians revoked the medical license of Dr. Mark G. Midei on Wednesday, finding that the Towson cardiologist falsified patient records in order to justify unnecessary and expensive cardiac stent procedures. "Dr. Midei's violations...
  • Criminal trial begins for Eastern Shore doctor accused of unnecessary stent procedures

    While the Maryland Board of Physicians weighs professional charges against one cardiologist accused of placing heart stents into hundreds of patients who didn't need them, a federal jury in Baltimore is considering criminal charges against another. The...
  • Crops getting parched on Lower Shore

    Crops getting parched on Lower Shore
    When Ted Wycall started his organic farm in Salisbury five years ago, scarce rain was not a part of his calculations. But after surviving a serious drought last year, Wycall and his 200-acre Greenbranch Farm, and his fellow farmers across the Lower...
  • Disabled man who can't speak finds voice through his art

    Disabled man who can't speak finds voice through his art
    Armando Saltiel's parents used to take him skiing in Aspen, Colo., but the altitude became too much for his fragile lungs. He rode horses, too, but his severe scoliosis made that intolerable. Born with a genetic brain abnormality that limits his...
  • Helen Krogh dies at 78; started Widowed Persons Assn. of California

    Helen Krogh dies at 78; started Widowed Persons Assn. of California
    Overwhelmed by the grief of widowhood in the early 1980s, Helen Krogh placed an advertisement in a newspaper seeking others in the same situation in Sacramento who might want to gather to talk. Six days later, she was exhausted from answering the phone...
  • James MacArthur dies at 72; actor played 'Danno' on 'Hawaii Five-0'

    James MacArthur dies at 72; actor played 'Danno' on 'Hawaii Five-0'
    James MacArthur, an actor best known for portraying Det. Danny "Danno" Williams on the original " Hawaii Five-0," the TV series that turned "Book 'em, Danno" into a national catchphrase, has died. He was 72. MacArthur, who also appeared in the classic...