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  • Let's Get a Second Opinion -- On Diagnostic Error

    Diagnosis is part art, part science, and has been practiced for more than 2,000 years.1 An enormous amount of progress has been made, thanks to advances in the biomedical sciences, medical education, and technology. Diagnosis will never be perfect, ... 17 minutes ago
  • Clinton seeks crackdown for those breaking Wall Street rules

    Two of her rivals, Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, say they'd like to see the law, called Glass-Steagall, restored. It was repealed during the administration of Clinton's husband. Speaking in Iowa this week, Clinton said she isn't ...

    Fox News 17 minutes ago
  • Obesity and Food Insecurity: A Public Health Paradox

    Rear Admiral Susan Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A. (ret.) is the Public Health Editor of The Huffington Post. She is a Senior Fellow in Health Policy at New America and a Clinical Professor at Tufts and Georgetown University Schools of Medicine. She is also ... 18 minutes ago
  • 'I Just Want to Hug Her': Maryland Mom Thanks Bus Driver Who Helped Shot Teen

    News4's Chris Gordon talks to a Charles County, Maryland mother who's grateful a bus driver stopped to help her 17-year-old son after he was shot and robbed. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015). The mother of the 17-year-old boy who was shot as he ...

    NBC Washington 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • 6000 gallons raw sewage leak into Deep Creek Lake

    MCHENRY, Md. (AP) - Garrett County officials say a faulty valve caused 6,000 gallons of raw sewage to leak from a condominium complex into Deep Creek Lake in the unincorporated community of McHenry. The county's public works agency said Wednesday the ...

    WUSA9 10 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • Anderson Cooper Prepares For First Democratic Debate -- With Or Without Joe Biden

    It will also allow second-tier candidates-- former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb and former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee -- to try to make ... Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has defended ... 15 hours, 17 minutes ago
  • Hillary Clinton to GOP Critics: Read My Book

    “From working to restore America's standing in the world to bringing crippling sanctions to Iran to negotiating a ceasefire in Gaza, please enjoy all 596 pages of my time as secretary of state. With 15 candidates in the race, you've got enough ... The ... 15 hours, 17 minutes ago
  • Bernie Sanders Says He'll Work 'Very Aggressively' To Attract Latino Voters

    Sanders was one of three presidential candidates to speak at the conference of Latino leaders and young people on Wednesday, along with former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) and former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore (R). Democratic candidate Hillary ... 15 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • Advocates Demand an End to Sequestration in a Rally Outside the Capitol

    Advocates from across the nation seeking more funding for affordable housing, education, healthcare and many critical nondefense sectors staged a rally outside the Capitol Hill on Wednesday urging Congress to end budget cuts. ... The Minority House ... 15 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • Hillary Clinton Calls NRA as Stubborn as 'Iranians' or 'Communists'

    MOUNT VERNON, Iowa – Ratcheting up her attack on the nation's gun lobbyists, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said the National Rifle Association is as stubborn in its negotiating stance as “the Iranians or the communists.” Mrs. Clinton got at a question ... 18 hours, 17 minutes ago
  • HVAC unit caused odor at Potomac home

    A problem with an HVAC unit caused an odor that sickened several people at a house in Potomac Wednesday morning, say officials. Loading… Post to Facebook. HVAC unit caused odor at Potomac home A problem with an HVAC unit caused an odor that ...

    WUSA9 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • What Is The New Coalition Application?

    On Saturday, October 3rd, three Board Members of the new Coalition Application, Barbara Gill, Associate Vice President for enrollment management at the University of Maryland, John Latting, Assistant Vice Provost for undergraduate enrollment and Dean ... 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • Hillary Clinton comes out against TPP trade deal

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, her Democratic rival in the presidential race who came out against the TPP earlier this year, quickly blasted Clinton's comments. "Wow, that's a reversal," he said in Washington. "I believe we need to stop ...

    CNN 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • House Republicans Create Special Committee To Harass Planned Parenthood

    Instead, the money is used to subsidize a range of health care services for low-income patients, including birth control, cancer screenings and treatments for sexually transmitted diseases. MORE: Planned Parenthood, planned parenthood video, Abortion, ... 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • Milking Dietary Discord: Who Holds the Bucket?

    As for individual health care professionals and physicians in particular, also represented in the current cacophony, we might simply note that few are well trained in nutrition, and all are well trained in pharmacotherapy. By design or happenstance ... 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • Hillary Clinton Comes Out Against TPP

    Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D), two of her rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination, came out against it long ago. ... Organized labor, environmental groups and public health experts all strongly oppose the ... 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • Why Figure Skater Carolina Kostner Has Been Frozen In Place

    It's one of those days that doesn't hint at anything being wrong in the world: The sky is so blue that you'd swear it's painted on, the work of some Italian genius with a brush and an affinity for bright pastel. The details from Kostner's publicist are ...

    ESPN 21 hours, 17 minutes ago
  • Bernie Sanders Gets His First Endorsement From A Member Of Congress

    ... and political establishment, not one which is part of it," it is perhaps not surprising that the Democratic establishment he often rails against isn't on board. Sanders now matches former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley in endorsement numbers ... 21 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • How to Change the Gun Debate

    The political environment is becoming increasingly favorable to gun control supporters. Although the gun debate has stalled in Congress, since Newtown we've seen many reforms adopted at the state level. Colorado, Washington, California, Maryland, New ... 21 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • Crean will deliver with big season at Indiana

    The Big Ten is going to make a lot of noise this season. A lot of people believe Maryland could be the team to beat for the national championship. While the Terps are going to be dynamite, this league is a lot deeper than just Maryland. One program ...

    ESPN 1 day ago