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Johansson: ‘The economy is getting better’

If you’re still living in financial fear, you may have appreciated the pep talk given by the secretary of the state’s Department of Business and Economic Development on Tuesday morning. “Take a deep breath,” Christian S. Johansson said. “The economy ...

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Week in review: 1/20/12

Ramping up at [email protected] Completion of the first wave of arrivals up the road at the Aberdeen Proving Ground is getting credit for renewed construction at and near the $1 billion mixed-use Baltimore [email protected] community near White Marsh in Eastern ...

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Suit: Security guards were fired for accents

Two former security guards are seeking $100,000 and their jobs back from the company they say fired them because they spoke English with an accent. Serge N. Wandja and Nabie Cham filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt ...

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Silver Spring-based United Therapeutics receives $45M NIH contract

SILVER SPRING — United Therapeutics Corp. said Monday it received a contract for about $45 million from the National Institutes of Health to help develop a potential oral treatment for viruses like influenza and the mosquito-borne tropical fever dengue. The ...

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FDA, NIH launch national tobacco study

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration of Silver Spring and the Bethesda-based National Institutes of Health announced a joint, large-scale, national study of tobacco users to monitor and assess the behavioral and health impacts of new government tobacco regulations. The ...

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Study: Sanaria’s malaria vaccine is safe

A Rockville biotech firm whose malaria vaccine works by triggering an immune response with the saliva from 1,000 irradiated mosquitoes, is safe and shows promise, according to a research study published in the journal Science. Sanaria Inc. published the phase ...

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Federal judge dismisses suit over NIH funding of stem cell research

WASHINGTON— A lawsuit that had threatened to end the Obama administration’s funding of embryonic stem cell research was thrown out Wednesday, allowing the U.S. to continue supporting a search for cures to deadly diseases over protests that the work relies ...

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Hopkins study says risks of robotic surgery rarely mentioned

Hospitals are pushing robotic surgery even as their websites are filled with unsubstantiated claims and marketing materials provided by the primary manufacturer of the technology, according to new research from Johns Hopkins physicians. A study published Wednesday in the Journal ...

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