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Maryland DNR changes tactics on wasting disease

HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s changing its tactics in monitoring deer for chronic wasting disease during this year’s modern firearm season. The agency said Monday it has closed a surveillance station at Green Ridge State ...

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Silver Spring-based United Therapeutics’ drug fails test

United Therapeutics Corp. of Silver Spring, which develops pharmaceuticals to treat cardiovascular, infectious and oncological diseases, announced a setback in the Phase 3 clinical trial of an experimental lung-disorder drug. The company said the 310-patient trial failed to show that ...

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COPD patients use harmonicas to improve breathing

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at the Northwest Hospital Center in Randallstown have been using a unique method to improve their breathing: the harmonica. With a goal of being able to exercise for a half hour, many can only go for about five minutes when they start the program.

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