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  • In Your 40s? Here's How To Manage Your Body's Changing Hormones

    Fluctuations in estrogen can cause changes in body temperature that can trigger nighttime hot flashes or night sweats, which may then wake you,”explains Hrayr Attarian, MD, a sleep expert at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine ... 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher

    "There is no safe level of cigarette smoking," said lead study author Maki Inoue-Choi, a researcher at the National Cancer Institute in Rockville, Maryland. "Even smokers who consistently smoked less than one ... To get a better picture of the health ...

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  • America's Math Scores Are Getting Worse

    “Students in Massachusetts, Maryland and Minnesota aren't just vying for great jobs along with their neighbors or across state lines, they must be competitive with peers in Finland, Germany and Japan.” Another bright spot, King will note, is that ... 8 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Economist: Trump must prepare for a showdown with China

    To buffer job losses and limit political unrest, Beijing is pursuing a two-pronged strategy. It is imposing tougher ... He is an economist and professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and a widely published columnist. He is ...

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  • Washington is Leading the Way on Paid Family Leave

    The Washington, D.C., City Council recently announced it will vote on a paid leave bill that would be one of the most generous in the nation. Thanks to the city's demographics and its unique position as the nation's capital, this vote could be a major ... 23 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Trump taps Ben Carson for HUD secretary

    ... as his own spokesman admitted just last month," the Maryland representative said in a statement. Cummings was referencing reports that Carson rejected a previous offer from Trump to be the next secretary of Health and Human services because he felt ...

    CNN 23 hours, 44 minutes ago
  • Police: Gun-brandishing man sought to investigate conspiracy theory

    Silmi, who lives in Maryland, told CNN he and his family are Muslim and that he blamed those who were spreading "false rumors [about Comet Ping Pong] online. They put our children's lives in danger today." Silmi said he did not hear the man speak.

    CNN 1 day, 2 hours ago
  • The Best Way To Protect Yourself From Getting Sick At Work

    ... in a crowded kindergarten. Make this the year you stay healthy and bug-free. ... Effectiveness does vary but it is the best thing to lessen the risk,” says Susan J. Rehm, M.D., medical director for the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases ... 1 day, 6 hours ago
  • Federal Government Blocks Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Route

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten the ...

    NBC Washington 1 day, 15 hours ago
  • Gun-brandishing man sought to investigate conspiracy theory, police say

    Silmi, who lives in Maryland, told CNN he and his family are Muslim and that he blamed those who were spreading "false rumors [about Comet Ping Pong] online. They put our children's lives in danger today." Silmi said he did not hear the man speak.

    CNN 1 day, 15 hours ago
  • Cecile Richards Or Tom Perez For DNC Chair

    The Democrats desperately need a new national party leader, technically the chair of the Democratic National Committee. The current national committee, elected at the last Democratic convention based on the relative strengths of the Clinton and Sanders ... 1 day, 23 hours ago
  • Tech to stop the diabetes tidal wave

    While our health care system may be doing little to avert this oncoming wave, several innovators in the tech community have jumped in to build solutions, and we can expect to see more companies joining their ranks over the coming years. ... Florence ... 1 day, 23 hours ago
  • Jobless After 50? Here's What To Do First.

    One of her biggest finds was the Maryland Small Business Association, which offers assistance on everything from making business plans to creating effective websites. “Working with my business counselor gave me hope that I would work again,”she said. 2 days, 4 hours ago
  • Manatee found dead in Maryland, DNR said

    BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD (WUSA9) - A manatee was found dead in Colgate Creek in Baltimore County, Maryland last week, the Department of Natural Resources said. This was only the third case of a deceased manatee in Maryland. “With cooling weather ...

    WUSA9 3 days, 6 hours ago
  • Are Innocent Prisoners' Paths To Justice Distorted?

    Maryland (1963), a U.S. Supreme Court decision, requires prosecutors to disclose all evidence favorable to the accused. But in 75 percent of the cases resulting in exoneration in the last two years, prosecutors were responsible for the wrongful ... 3 days, 17 hours ago
  • Are House Democrats Actually Making Leadership Changes Or Nah?

    And for the 15th straight year, Pelosi and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) will sit atop the Democratic Caucus. Which is all to say, not much is actually changing. Republican reactions to the structural adjustments on the other side of the aisle have ... 3 days, 20 hours ago
  • Massive Cedar Sculpture Sent A Dozen FBI Workers To The Hospital

    The sculpture was removed months later and now sits in a storage facility in Maryland. The GSA “deep cleaned” the office spaces after wrapping Cedrus in plastic, the agency told Gizmodo. GSA officials initially believed the sculpture was “worth more ... 3 days, 20 hours ago
  • Why These 5 Ancient Eats Are New Superfoods

    When it comes to health food, everything old is new again. And experts say that can be a good thing: “What is long familiar to humans implies what we're adapted to,” says David Katz, MD, director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center. Here ... 3 days, 20 hours ago
  • Yes, Thunderstorms Can Cause Asthma Attacks — Here's How

    But how could an ordinary weather event trigger asthma attacks in so many people? It's not the thunder or the lightning, says Clifford W. Bassett, MD, the founder and medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York. It's the airflow patterns in ... 3 days, 23 hours ago
  • School district bans Santa Claus, religious imagery before Christmas

    CURIOUS BEAVER IN MARYLAND DECLARES WAR ON CHRISTMAS. The school district released a notice to staff: "You may still decorate your door or office if you like, but we ask that you be respectful and sensitive to the diverse perspectives and beliefs of ...

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