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Washington (U.S. state)

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  • 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...
  • Apartment rents rise as homeownership sinks

    Apartment rents rise as homeownership sinks
    Apartment complexes in the Baltimore region are raising rents as a muted economic recovery and a foreclosure crisis have discouraged homeownership — and added to the ranks of renters. Rental costs rose more than 6 percent to about $1,120 in the...
  • Baltimore officials hope half-century trend of population decline at end

    Arriving in Baltimore for college in 2004 from her native New York City, Vienna DeGiacomo assumed she would quickly head back north after graduating from Goucher College. But nearly three years after receiving her English degree, DeGiacomo, 24, is...
  • Proposal could double Hollywood films screened in China

    Proposal could double Hollywood films screened in China
    Hollywood's chief lobbying arm and federal trade officials are laying the groundwork for negotiations with China that could substantially increase the number of American films allowed in the country -- a long-sought goal of the major studios....
  • 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...
  • Nuclear families are few in city

    Before moving with her boyfriend of three years to a Hampden home this September, Brandy Washington lived with two other women, both young professionals in their 20s, just like her. Delaying marriage is a lifestyle that has suited the 27-year-old. She...
  • How geriatric experts care for their own

    How geriatric experts care for their own
    Some 10 million American caregivers are juggling jobs along with households -- and looking after an aging relative was ranked as the No. 1 source of stress, according to a recent survey by Caring.com. As the ranks of the elderly grow at a record pace,...
  • House Republicans' budget plan defeated in the Senate

    The Senate roundly rejected the House GOP budget on Wednesday, with five Republicans joining most Democrats in shooting down the proposal to dramatically alter Medicare that has rattled the Republican Party. The 40-57 vote essentially ends the...
  • Some pediatricians taking stand for vaccine program

    Some pediatricians taking stand for vaccine program
    A small but growing number of parents think vaccines against childhood diseases are unsafe and are refusing or delaying shots for their children, despite the discrediting of a medical study linking vaccines and autism that stirred alarm. Ground zero in...
  • Island gives chef the tools he needs

    Island gives chef the tools he needs
    LUMMI ISLAND, Wash. — The cooks are assigned homework. Once a week, sometimes more, The Willows Inn chef Blaine Wetzel sends his five cooks to forage in the wild. One might be tasked with elderflowers and crab apple blossoms, his job to pluck 30...
  • What berries can do for you

    What berries can do for you
    Berries are nutritional powerhouses whether they're eaten fresh, frozen, dried, freeze-dried or powdered. But can they protect our brain and memory, melt fat and prevent urinary tract infections? Though emerging research is juicy, scientists know less...