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July 10, 2008
*The American Board of Clinical Lipidology has awarded Dr. Louis B. Malinow diplomate status, which certifies him as a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of cholesterol disorders. Malinow, of the internal medicine departments at Northwest Hospital Center and Sinai Hospital, is the only physician in the state to receive this distinction. He screens for and treats all cardiovascular risk factors. He is certified by the American Society of Hypertension as a high blood pressure specialist.
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July 10, 2008
*The American Board of Clinical Lipidology has awarded Dr. Louis B. Malinow diplomate status, which certifies him as a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of cholesterol disorders. Malinow, of the internal medicine departments at Northwest Hospital Center and Sinai Hospital, is the only physician in the state to receive this distinction. He screens for and treats all cardiovascular risk factors. He is certified by the American Society of Hypertension as a high blood pressure specialist.
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By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,SUN STAFF | April 27, 1999
Travis Blake, a senior at Chesapeake High School, was in critical condition last night at North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie with bacterial meningitis, hospital officials said.His illness comes two weeks after an Annapolis High School junior died of the disease, but county health department officials say that there is no connection between the two cases."We're dealing with a different strain of the organism," said Frances Phillips, the county's chief health officer.Cara Margaret Petrini, 16, died of the disease April 10.Blake is a center on the school's basketball team.
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By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,SUN STAFF | April 27, 1999
Travis Blake, a senior at Chesapeake High School, was in critical condition last night at North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie with bacterial meningitis, hospital officials said.His illness comes two weeks after an Annapolis High School junior died of the disease, but county health department officials say that there is no connection between the two cases."We're dealing with a different strain of the organism," said Frances Phillips, the county's chief health officer.Cara Margaret Petrini, 16, died of the disease April 10.Blake is a center on the school's basketball team.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | April 13, 1999
About three dozen Annapolis High School students -- concerned they have been exposed to bacterial meningitis that killed their classmate over the weekend -- sought advice from nurses in the school yesterday who were searching for anyone who had close contact with the girl.Cara Margaret Petrini, a junior, died of the disease at 6: 45 a.m. Saturday at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. As health department nurses interviewed students and counselors comforted grieving students, school officials were annoyed and wondering why the health department had not notified them Friday when it became apparent the teen-ager had the disease.
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By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,SUN STAFF | April 27, 1999
Travis Blake, a senior at Chesapeake High School, was in critical condition last night at North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie with bacterial meningitis, hospital officials said. His illness comes two weeks after an Annapolis High School junior died of the disease, but county health department officials say that there is no connection between the two cases. "We're dealing with a different strain of the organism," said Frances Phillips, the county's chief health officer. "It is not related whatsoever to the other case in Annapolis."
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | April 13, 1999
About three dozen Annapolis High School students -- concerned they have been exposed to bacterial meningitis that killed their classmate over the weekend -- sought advice from nurses in the school yesterday who were searching for anyone who had close contact with the girl.Cara Margaret Petrini, a junior, died of the disease at 6: 45 a.m. Saturday at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. As county health department nurses interviewed students and counselors comforted grieving students, school officials were annoyed and wondering why the health department had not notified them Friday when it became apparent the teen-ager had the disease.
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By Jean Thompson and Jean Thompson,SUN STAFF | September 28, 1995
Baltimore health officials expect to learn today whether they can use truancy laws to pursue parents who let their children miss school rather than obtain state-required immunizations.The city solicitor's office is investigating the options available to the health department and schools, which in some cases have met resistance to their campaign to safeguard students' health, said Health Commissioner Peter Beilenson.He is working with the school system to determine whether there are children who have been absent for long who are using the shots as an excuse.
NEWS
June 3, 2007
Board of Education to meet June 14 The Howard County Board of Education will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. June 14 in the boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Route 108, Ellicott City. The afternoon session and an evening session, which begins at 7:30 p.m., will start with a public forum during which members of the public can address the board on any topic for which there is no formal hearing process. Sign-up in advance is preferred. A feasibility study, which looks at future capital needs and improvements and attendance-area adjustments, when necessary, will be presented during the evening session.
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September 28, 1992
The City Council should waste no time confirming Dr. Peter L. Beilenson as the new health commissioner. The sooner the 32-year-old physician can take full responsibility for the running of the municipal health department the better.Dr. Beilenson comes with outstanding credentials. First as the chief resident of the preventive medicine program at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and then as director of the city's school health services, he has demonstrated a deeply felt concern for exactly the kinds of health issues that are increasingly characteristic of Baltimore's problems.
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By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,SUN STAFF | April 27, 1999
Travis Blake, a senior at Chesapeake High School, was in critical condition last night at North Arundel Hospital in Glen Burnie with bacterial meningitis, hospital officials said. His illness comes two weeks after an Annapolis High School junior died of the disease, but county health department officials say that there is no connection between the two cases. "We're dealing with a different strain of the organism," said Frances Phillips, the county's chief health officer. "It is not related whatsoever to the other case in Annapolis."
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | April 13, 1999
About three dozen Annapolis High School students -- concerned they have been exposed to bacterial meningitis that killed their classmate over the weekend -- sought advice from nurses in the school yesterday who were searching for anyone who had close contact with the girl.Cara Margaret Petrini, a junior, died of the disease at 6: 45 a.m. Saturday at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. As county health department nurses interviewed students and counselors comforted grieving students, school officials were annoyed and wondering why the health department had not notified them Friday when it became apparent the teen-ager had the disease.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | April 13, 1999
About three dozen Annapolis High School students -- concerned they have been exposed to bacterial meningitis that killed their classmate over the weekend -- sought advice from nurses in the school yesterday who were searching for anyone who had close contact with the girl.Cara Margaret Petrini, a junior, died of the disease at 6: 45 a.m. Saturday at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. As health department nurses interviewed students and counselors comforted grieving students, school officials were annoyed and wondering why the health department had not notified them Friday when it became apparent the teen-ager had the disease.
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By Jean Thompson and Jean Thompson,SUN STAFF | September 28, 1995
Baltimore health officials expect to learn today whether they can use truancy laws to pursue parents who let their children miss school rather than obtain state-required immunizations.The city solicitor's office is investigating the options available to the health department and schools, which in some cases have met resistance to their campaign to safeguard students' health, said Health Commissioner Peter Beilenson.He is working with the school system to determine whether there are children who have been absent for long who are using the shots as an excuse.
NEWS
December 30, 1991
The disposition of the condom issue in Baltimore is an example of good sense prevailing over hysteria and wrong-headed perceptions. When it became widely known that Baltimore's health department was dispensing birth control pills and condoms at some city schools, some parents and clerics were upset. They felt the schools were not only out of bounds, but sending a dangerous message that teen sex is permissible.Now, little more than a year after Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke quietly made the decision to dispense birth control devices in eight clinics in city schools, there are promising signs the decision was correct.
NEWS
June 22, 2003
Health Centers Annapolis Health Center, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, 410-222-7381. North County Health Service Center, 791 Aquahart Road, Suite 200, Glen Burnie, 410-222- 6625. Brooklyn Park Health Center, 300 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, 410-222-6620. Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A St. S.W., Glen Burnie, 410- 222-6633. Magothy Health Center, 2501 Mountain Road, Pasadena, 410-222-6640. Odenton Health Center, 1370 Odenton Road, Odenton, 410-222-6660. Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew St., Annapolis, 410-222- 7247.
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