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Athlete heart health checks in honor of Reggie Lewis (access required)

The death of former Dunbar High School basketball star and Boston Celtics captain Reggie Lewis during an off-season practice in 1993 shocked many, despite warning signs that Lewis may have had heart problems. Lewis had previously fainted during a basketball ...

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Will there be tests on Baltimore street lingo? (access required)

Harvard will offer a course on The Wire next year. From The Harvard Crimson: “‘The Wire’ has done more to enhance our understanding of the systemic urban inequality that constrains the lives of the poor than any published study” Sociology ...

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Video: The origin of your high school chemistry book (access required)

In light of Liz Farmer’s cover story, I decided that I wanted to find a Maryland company that benefits year in and year out from the back-to-school rush, even during a recession. That’s when I received a tip that there ...

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An online admissions fair on a virtual campus (access required)

American Public University, a popular distance learning center which offers associate, bachelor and masters programs, made headlines yesterday when it held an all-day online admissions fair. The live event, which organizers said was the first of its kind and attracted ...

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Video: Making a match (access required)

The college application process is always a stressful time. I remember checking my mailbox every day during my senior year of high school, anxiously waiting to hear from my top schools. Can you imagine the pressure medical students nationwide felt ...

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