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Talc and Ovarian Cancer; Post hoc ergo propter hoc

Two weeks ago, May 20th the Baltimore Post Examiner and other papers around the country reported that Johnson & Johnson will cease making its infamous baby powder secondary to thousands of legal claims that it’s iconic talc-containing baby powder causes ovarian […]

Talc and Ovarian Cancer; Post hoc ergo propter hoc

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Two weeks ago, May 20th the Baltimore Post Examiner and other papers around the country reported that Johnson & Johnson will cease making its infamous baby powder secondary to thousands of legal claims that it’s iconic talc-containing baby powder causes ovarian […]

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Covid-19 metric tests in Maryland may be skewed and faulty. )Pixabay)

Commentary: Maryland COVID-19 Metric Stats ‘Skewed and Faulty’

BALTIMORE -- As a data analyst, I have closely watched a series of recent press conferences by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, where he said he believes the state is

Author Herbie J Pilato issied a plea for peace in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd.

A Plea for Peace

Hi everybody. The world has gone a little crazy right now. So I thought I would talk a little bit today about peace, and how it really does begin

Hospital Week 2020: Celebrating the Commitment and Courage of Caregivers

It’s difficult to put into words what healthcare professionals have experienced the last few months both professionally and as an integrated health ministry. Ascension Saint Agnes’s Mission of commitment

The Year of the Nurse: Thank You to Nurses Leading the COVID-19 Response

To be a fellow-worker with God is the highest aspiration of which we can conceive man capable. - Florence Nightingale, founder of the modern nursing profession (1820-1910) Florence Nightingale’s words

Sick and Tired

“Black lives matter.” Black lives matter. We repeat that line over and over, almost as if we expect a complete and instant transformation in the hardened hearts of racists that

What happened to the Drug Epidemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made the last month some of the most unusual times in many people’s lifetimes. It’s affected all of us in some way, whether it be

Corrections is our next COVID-19 disaster

Just moments ago, a correctional officer in Maryland tested positive for the coronavirus. To date, Governor Hogan has done an effective job handling the pandemic affecting us in the

Baltimore’s climate lawsuits exacerbate energy poverty 

Baltimore’s elected officials seem to fancy the idea of the city being a groundbreaking climate change crusader against oil companies but that distinction will not help the city’s poorest

Major League Baseball: Your Cheating Heart

Recently the GM of the Orioles, Mr. Elias, stated that he believes Major League Baseball is doing a good job policing the problems associated with the Astros’ cheating scandal.

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