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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.

02/09/2012

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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.

01/04/2012

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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.”

01/03/2012

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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.

08/08/2011

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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.

05/20/2011

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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.

05/18/2011

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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.

05/12/2011

DRUG TAKE BACK

Baltimore Holds Second National Drug Takeback Day

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

04/30/2011

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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.

04/28/2011

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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.

03/10/2011

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