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  • Finding a Middle Ground Between Psychiatry and Anti-Psychiatry

    The ivory-tower institutions (like the professional associations and the National Institute of Mental Health) and the more grassroots organizations need to put aside differences and focus common advocacy on two goals that all can share: helping our ... 45 minutes ago
  • The Generation Y Physician

    Whether it be the massive technological advances, the rapid changes in general medical education (GME) or the complex changes in practice structures and reimbursement, Gen-Y physicians are representing a new cohort of health care practitioners that ... 45 minutes ago
  • Stream of people seen leaving Dem rally after Obama starts speaking

    In this Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 photo, President Barack Obama, left, stands with Maryland gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown during a campaign rally at Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, Md. (AP). Many attendees at a Democratic campaign rally ...

    Fox News 45 minutes ago
  • Big Ten bowl projections: Week 8

    Would the Holiday Bowl rather have Wisconsin than Maryland? No doubt. But Maryland has earned its way into the Holiday Bowl slot on the field, so we're giving the Terrapins the nod. Fortunately, Wisconsin and Maryland can settle things on the field ...

    ESPN 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Missouri Is the Latest State to Prohibit Doctors From Talking About Guns

    Here's what the law says: "No health care professional shall be required by law to inquire whether a patient owns or has access to a firearm." It then goes on ... In the case of Missouri, nobody seems to have noticed that the gag-MD virus has spread ... 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • A Business Model for Marijuana

    It's a question I am constantly asking myself. I spend parts of a typical week at what would be standard business activities: attending political events, speaking at business conferences and working with clients as I fly around the country. But then I ... 5 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Caleb Rowe suffers torn ACL

    After making a case for playing time, Maryland backup quarterback Caleb Rowe will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, the university announced Saturday. [+] Enlarge Caleb Rowe. G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images Terps QB ...

    ESPN 5 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Connecticut Gets Verbal From No. 3 Junior Crystal Dangerfield

    Others in the running for the electric point guard from Blackman (Murfreesboro, Tennessee) were Vanderbilt, Mississippi, South Carolina, LSU and Maryland. Dangerfield is no stranger to winning. She led Blackman to a 34-1 record, a state championship ...

    ESPN 5 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Experts: Why wearable tech could pose health risks

    But the risk of RF radiation is insignificant when a wearable can help a person in dire need of medical care, said David O. Carpenter, MD, director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University at Albany (N.Y.). “You have to ...

    Fox News 5 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Obama's Pick for Best High Court Move: Not Ruling on Gay Marriage

    US President Barack Obama (L) listens while Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown speaks to supporters in an overflow room before a campaign event at Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School in Upper Marlboro, Md. . Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. 8 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • A Gamechanger: Nobel Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi

    That's roughly the number of children you'd expect to find in 156 average-sized elementary schools in the U.S. It's also around the same number of children enrolled in Montgomery County, Maryland's more than 140 public elementary schools. This one ... 8 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • The Case for Mandatory J-101

    I first took an introductory journalism class in high school and then was accepted into the journalism program at University of Maryland, where journalism classes were only for majors. Not that, I suppose, there were many students in other disciplines ... 8 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Uncovering a Free Black Man's Past: Buying a Slave to Unite His Family

    North Carolina was fourth in the South behind Maryland, Virginia, and Louisiana with a total of 22,732 free blacks, or about 8.5% of the state's total black population. This makes sense, since the vast majority of free black people lived in the Upper ... 8 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • How Apple Is Getting You To Think Less And Spend More

    For instance, a study 2008 study by NYU and University of Maryland professors titled Monopoly Money concluded that “the more transparent the payment outflow, the greater the aversion to spending, or higher the 'pain of paying.'" "Less transparent ... 8 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Better Luck Next Season

    Maryland: The Terrapins were given a pretty big dose of reality in Saturday's inaugural Big Ten home game, as Ohio State rolled past them 52-24 in the first sellout at Byrd Stadium in six years. Maryland turned the ball over four times and had only 66 ...

    ESPN 8 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Ebola outbreak in the West: Why some survive, some don't

    Then, after he returned to the hospital much more ill, two nurses became sick with the virus. They have since been moved to more specialized facilities such as Emory and the National Institutes of Health in Maryland. But that doesn't mean patients are ...

    CNN 8 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Trojan Condoms Says These 15 Colleges Have The Best Sexual Health

    More state colleges -- the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Maryland-College Park and the University of Arizona -- and Stanford University rounded out the top five, but another Oregon college made vast improvements. The University of ... 8 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • 43 People Off Ebola Watch List; 120 Continue To Be Monitored

    This Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Dallas, photographs shows an excerpt from a Texas Department of State Health Services document that healthcare workers with possible exposure to Ebola are being asked to sign. The document is signed by David L. Lakey, ... 11 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Dare to Be 100: Health Literacy or Bust

    Last week I had the happy opportunity to participate in the grand opening of the Global Health Center at the University of California, San Francisco. An elite group of local and visiting dignitaries attended. At my table were the dean of the School of ... 11 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • 2 African countries free of Ebola; monitoring period over for 43 Texans

    Pham is in stable condition at a National Institutes of Health facility in Bethesda, Maryland, according to Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Vinson is at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Her ...

    CNN 11 hours, 45 minutes ago