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Your health section recently noted that a Hopkins dean was among those who want to eradicate polio ("Hopkins dean joins effort to eradicate polio," April 21). I believe we all ascribe to that hope. My comment comes from the point of view of all the work...
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email@example.comTerri Shoemaker had heard of March of Dimes. She knew a little about the organization, she said, but not enough to think about supporting it. Then 20 years ago, her son, Kelton Miller, was born five weeks early. “He was 6 and a half pounds. He...
Things aren't going so well for Matt Lauer lately. The once-beloved "Today" host has taken a beating in the media, sparked by the awkward departure of co-host Ann Curry from the NBC show. Last month, the New York Times ran a front-page story...
Rebecca Rigger, a League of Women Voters activist who monitored the Baltimore County Planning Board, died of a heart attack March 25 at her Monkton home. She was 85. Born Rebecca Rogers in Big Island, Va., she was raised at an apple orchard in the...
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Hilary Koprowski, a Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccine for polio, has died. He was 96. Koprowski died of pneumonia April 11 at his Philadelphia home, said his son, Dr. Christopher Koprowski, a radiation oncologist....
These groups meet regularly. Adolescents Who Have Lost a Loved One to Suicide — Mondays, April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 7 p.m. Grassroots Crisis Intervention is hosting a four-week support and education group for adolescents who have lost a loved one to...
Pam Potenza believes in making time to help others. The College Park real estate agent spends a portion of her time each week volunteering for four separate causes in her community; and her efforts haven't gone unnoticed. Potenza was awarded the...
This year's sixth annual Surf City Splash raised $100,000 for several charities, according to a news release from the Surf City Rotary Club of Huntington Beach. More than 230 guests attented the event at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, enjoying...
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The dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is among a group of leading scientists that has joined an initiative to eradicate polio. Dr. Michael J. Klag signed a declaration last week endorsing a Polio Eradication Endgame Strategic...
Re "Who should own DNA? All of us," Opinion, May 12 Marcy Darnovsky and Karuna Jaggar seem unaware of what a patent actually grants. It is not ownership but a limited (in scope and time) property right. Patents are essential for innovative biomedical...
Most court cases involving patent law are corporate battles, with one company suing another for infringing on its intellectual property rights and, therefore, profits. Big companies fighting over big money can seem painfully irrelevant, especially when so...
Taste buds will be tempted at the upcoming Taste of College Park Food and Wine Festival. The event, hosted by the Rotary Club of College Park, will be held at the Historic Dubsdread ballroom on April 25, at 6 p.m. "It's a fun social event if you live or...
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