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Hopkins Grad Students Work To Save Lives & Treat Those In Developing Countries

The lack of access to modern medical equipment in developing counties results in the deaths of millions of people. Grad students at Hopkins are on a path to change that.


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DEA Organizes Prescription Drug Turn-In Day

What do you do with expired or unneeded prescription drugs? That’s the question millions of Americans answered Saturday by showing up at more than 5,000 sites across the country.


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New Legislation Seeks To Bring Down Costs Of Anti-Cancer Medicine

There are new drugs in the battle against cancer, if you can afford them. Some people who can’t are dying.


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Johns Hopkins Opening New $1.1B Building

Johns Hopkins says its new $1.1 billion patient care building is one of the nation’s largest hospital construction projects.



Taneytown Man Offers Acupuncture At New Studio

Jim Thomas’ commute to work consists of a short walk across his lawn, past the tree house he made years ago for his son that he’s transforming into a meditation area, up a small stone path and into a new studio that welcomes visitors with the sounds of calming music and a “soothing fountain.”


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Md. Doc Pleads Guilty To Importing Unapproved Drugs

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says a Maryland oncologist has pleaded guilty to importing unapproved, cheaper foreign drugs.


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Son Of Autism Doctor Scrutinized By Md. Officials

The son of a doctor who’s been scrutinized for therapy given to autistic children is accused of practicing medicine alongside his father without a license.


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FDA To Start Labeling Medicine Meant For Young Children

Avoiding overdoses. The FDA has agreed to major changes to some popular over-the-counter children’s pain relievers.



Johns Hopkins Medical School President To Retire

The president and CEO of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has announced plans to retire next year.



Baltimore Holds Second National Drug Takeback Day

All around the country, people were properly throwing out their unused prescription drugs.


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Feds, Locals To Take Back Old Prescription Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration wants to help people clean up their medicine cabinets.


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FDA Approves First New Drug For Lupus In 56 Years

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first new drug to treat lupus in over 50 years, a milestone that medical experts say could prompt development of other drugs that are even more effective in treating the debilitating immune system disorder.




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