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By Ellen Gamerman and Kris Antonelli and Ellen Gamerman and Kris Antonelli,Sun Staff Writer | February 9, 1995
New tests show that opiates found in the systems of three newborns at Anne Arundel Medical Center did not come from tainted medical supplies, leaving open the possibility that the drugs were given to the babies directly.Preliminary results of laboratory tests released yesterday showed that medical vials, tubes, solutions and medications taken from the Annapolis hospital's critical-care nursery were not tainted with narcotics, said medical center spokeswoman Carolyn Shenk.Medical center administrators yesterday did not draw any conclusions about the cause of the Jan. 31 episode.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | July 30, 2014
Baltimore Police officers on patrol downtown responded quickly to a stabbing two blocks from the Inner Harbor on Tuesday night and arrested a 52-year-old man.  The officers were directed to the corner of Light and East Lombard streets at about 6:45 p.m. for a report of an aggravated assault that was taking place at that moment, according to charging documents provided by police. They found the victim, who the department would not identify, bleeding from his head.  The victim said a man had hit him with a bottle, and pointed out the man, who was standing across the street, police said in charging documents.
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By Reported by Frank P.L. Somerville | March 24, 1994
Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services and the Catholic Medical Mission Board in New York announced in Baltimore yesterday a shipment of $2.5 million worth of medical supplies to Cuba.The insulin, antibiotics, surgical supplies and drugs for the treatment of heart disease flown to Havana Tuesday on a chartered plane from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., represents "a significant expansion of our Cuban aid effort," a Catholic Relief Services spokesman said.The shipment is the second involvement this month by Maryland's religious community in aid to Cuba.
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By Rick Santos | December 22, 2011
"Women are not dying because of disease we cannot treat; they are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving. " — Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla, author of the "World Report on Women's Health" A young woman, large with child, took a long journey with her husband; during the trip she went into labor and delivered her baby in a barn. There was no room at the inn, nowhere else for her to go. After delivery, she made a bed for the baby out of a feeding trough.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | January 11, 2005
Since the tsunami disaster struck South Asia two weeks ago, a New Windsor-based relief agency has worked nearly nonstop to ship more than $1 million in medical supplies to the stricken areas. Interchurch Medical Assistance Inc., a coalition of a dozen faith-based relief and development organizations, expects to continue the effort for several months, while beleaguered countries undertake large-scale rebuilding. Leading pharmaceutical companies have stepped up donations so that the agency's medical supplies are constantly replenished.
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By Mark Guidera and Mark Guidera,SUN STAFF | October 19, 1996
Novatek International Inc., the Columbia medical supplies company under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, said yesterday that it was incorrect in its accounting of a merger with Florida-based Medical Products Inc. in documents filed with the regulatory agency."
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By Gina Davis and Gina Davis,SUN STAFF | December 29, 2004
Reaching out to survivors of the tsunamis that have killed tens of thousands of people in 11 countries from Thailand to Somalia, workers at Interchurch Medical Assistance Inc. in New Windsor have begun packing medical supplies for a shipment of 75 boxes bound for Sri Lanka, an official with the nonprofit organization said yesterday. "We know the response will have to be long-term to really provide what they need," said Vickie Johnson, communications director for Interchurch Medical Assistance.
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By Mark Guidera and Mark Guidera,SUN STAFF | October 16, 1996
The Securities and Exchange Commission ordered trading halted yesterday in Novatek International Inc., a Columbia-based medical supplies company, and said it was investigating whether the company had misled investors about its financial condition.The suspension order, which remains effective until Oct. 28 while the SEC investigates, is considered a highly unusual action by regulators.Shares in Novatek, which have increased 56 percent since Jan. 1, were at $9 when trading was halted at 9: 30 a.m."
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By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,SUN STAFF | November 13, 1998
A medical team will take 1,000 doses of anti-tetanus vaccine and medical supplies from New Windsor to storm-ravaged Central America tomorrow.Tetanus toxoids, water purification kits, and anti-cholera medicines are included in the 70-pound medicine boxes that a New Windsor-based relief agency -- Interchurch Medical Assistance Inc. -- is sending to Honduras and Nicaragua to aid victims of Hurricane Mitch.In the past two weeks, the agency and another New Windsor relief group -- Emergency Response Service Ministries, the disaster relief arm of Church of the Brethren -- have provided $3 million in aid to Honduras.
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August 17, 2001
FROM CARROLL County to the heart of Africa, an international relief effort is under way to rebuild the health care system of war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. Aiding a long-established network of locally run missionary clin- ics and hospitals, Interchurch Medical Assistance, Inc., in New Windsor, will use a $25 million federal grant to provide badly needed medicines and health supplies to the Central African country. Millions have died as a result of civil and ethnic wars in the Congo over the past decade, most of them from the widespread breakdown in health and nutrition services.
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October 19, 2011
About 200 gift boxes, plus school supplies with backpacks, at least 40 little girl's dresses sewn by the ladies of the congregation, and medical supplies are being shipped from the Church of Christ, 90 Mount Royal Avenue in Aberdeen, to Panama. These gifts and supplies will be added to shipping containers that will have additional gifts from other Churches of Christ to enable the children of Panama to enjoy Christmas. Panama Mission is associated with the Churches of Christ, and overseen by the Childersburg, Ala., congregation.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | July 6, 2010
Frank J. Tamberino, a neighborhood pharmacist who won the confidence of the customers who referred to him as "doctor," died of kidney failure Friday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Fallston resident was 72. Born in Baltimore and raised on East Eager Street, he began work as an 8-year-old, selling fruit and vegetables alongside his father on a produce truck. Mr. Tamberino attended St. James the Less School and was a drum major in its marching corps. He was a 1957 City College graduate and worked behind the soda fountain at the old Lake Pharmacy on Harford Road in Mayfield.
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By Robert Little and Robert Little,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | March 6, 2005
Even after the bullet cut through his leg and severed his femoral artery, 1st Lt. David R. Bernstein had a chance. The shooting stopped quickly, and a soldier trained in combat medical care was at Bernstein's side almost immediately. Helicopters landed, and minutes later the young platoon leader was surrounded by four surgeons and all the equipment of a modern battlefield trauma center. Bernstein died that night in Iraq, despite getting the best emergency medical care the Army had to offer.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | January 11, 2005
Since the tsunami disaster struck South Asia two weeks ago, a New Windsor-based relief agency has worked nearly nonstop to ship more than $1 million in medical supplies to the stricken areas. Interchurch Medical Assistance Inc., a coalition of a dozen faith-based relief and development organizations, expects to continue the effort for several months, while beleaguered countries undertake large-scale rebuilding. Leading pharmaceutical companies have stepped up donations so that the agency's medical supplies are constantly replenished.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | January 11, 2005
Since the tsunami disaster struck South Asia two weeks ago, a New Windsor-based relief agency has worked nearly nonstop to ship more than $1 million in medical supplies to the stricken areas. Interchurch Medical Assistance Inc., a coalition of a dozen faith-based relief and development organizations, expects to continue the effort for several months, while beleaguered countries undertake large-scale rebuilding. Leading pharmaceutical companies have stepped up donations so that the agency's medical supplies are constantly replenished.
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By Gina Davis and Gina Davis,SUN STAFF | December 29, 2004
Reaching out to survivors of the tsunamis that have killed tens of thousands of people in 11 countries from Thailand to Somalia, workers at Interchurch Medical Assistance Inc. in New Windsor have begun packing medical supplies for a shipment of 75 boxes bound for Sri Lanka, an official with the nonprofit organization said yesterday. "We know the response will have to be long-term to really provide what they need," said Vickie Johnson, communications director for Interchurch Medical Assistance.
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By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,SUN STAFF | November 13, 1998
A medical team will take 1,000 doses of anti-tetanus vaccine and medical supplies from New Windsor to storm-ravaged Central America tomorrow.Tetanus toxoids, water purification kits, and anti-cholera medicines are included in the 70-pound medicine boxes that a New Windsor-based relief agency -- Interchurch Medical Assistance Inc. -- is sending to Honduras and Nicaragua to aid victims of Hurricane Mitch.In the past two weeks, the agency and another New Windsor relief group -- Emergency Response Service Ministries, the disaster relief arm of Church of the Brethren -- have provided $3 million in aid to Honduras.
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By Gina Davis and Gina Davis,SUN STAFF | December 29, 2004
Reaching out to survivors of the tsunamis that have killed tens of thousands of people in 11 countries from Thailand to Somalia, workers at Interchurch Medical Assistance Inc. in New Windsor have begun packing medical supplies for a shipment of 75 boxes bound for Sri Lanka, an official with the nonprofit organization said yesterday. "We know the response will have to be long-term to really provide what they need," said Vickie Johnson, communications director for Interchurch Medical Assistance.
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