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  • A dramatic surge in fentanyl cases fuels opioid epidemic

    Just six of the states evaluated by the CDC actually track deaths from the drug: Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Ohio. When totaling those states' numbers, there was an increase of 1,008 fentanyl-specific deaths between 2013 ...

    CNN 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
  • What I Learned Rowing In A Brutal 4-Day Regatta

    Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler MD, America's TV Eye Doctor and best-selling author,, .... experiences that they witness as “teaching moments.” I don't know if they will ever pursue this sport (one loves ... 6 hours, 49 minutes ago
  • President Obama Just Made It Easier For States To Help Workers Retire

    Eight states ― California, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Massachusetts, and Washington ― have either already passed or are close to passing laws requiring employers that do not provide their workers with private retirement ... 6 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • Woman plunges to her death off zip line in Delaware

    According to website of Go Ape, which is based in Frederick, Maryland, and operates attractions in 15 states, patrons receive a 30-minute training session before being turned loose on the course, which can take them as high as 50 feet in the air ...

    Fox News 9 hours, 49 minutes ago
  • Black caucus chair to meet with Hogan on medical marijuana

    ANNAPOLIS, MD. (AP) - Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to meet with the chair of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland to discuss the shortage of black applicants chosen as finalists to grow and process medical marijuana in the state. Del. Cheryl Glenn ...

    WUSA9 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • A Regular Liberal Critic Goes All In On Clinton's Presidential Run

    Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley agreed to attend. MoveOn snubbed her back, by endorsing Sanders bid for the nomination. But time, and Trump, heals wounds. When it became apparent that Sanders didn't have the delegate ... 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • Leaky Gut: Signs, Symptoms And Healing

    Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. Dr. Taz MD, Back to the Heart of Medicine. Best selling Author, Integrative ... Fix your gut and see your overall health improve, that stubborn weight come off, energy increase and your hormones balance out! It's worth it -- you're ... 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • Why Are We So Obsessed With Pimple Popping?

    Check out Sandra Lee, MD, a dermatologist in Upland, CA, who goes by the alias Dr. Pimple Popper for proof. ... When the behavior is interfering with your daily life — your job, socializing, relationships, health, sleeping — you've veered into ... 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • 3 Nutrients You Might Need More Of

    The most recent findings are from their Second Nutrition Report based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from 1999-2006. The good news is that most Americans are consuming a sufficient amount of vitamins and ... 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • Feds To Buy 11 Million Pounds Of Surplus Cheese For Food Banks

    The Department of Agriculture has a plan to feed America's hungry, starting with a whole lot of cheese. The USDA is planning to spend $20 million to purchase 11 million pounds of cheese from private inventories for food banks and pantries across the ... 12 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • AM Roundup: Protesters Target 'Campus Carry' Law

    Maryland redistricting: A lawsuit challenging Maryland's contorted congressional district map on First Amendment grounds should go forward, a three-judge federal panel ruled. [WaPo]. Uzi accident lawsuit: The family of an Arizona shooting range ... 14 hours, 49 minutes ago
  • Health Officials Link Tropical Smoothie Cafe to 17 Hepatitis A Cases

    Health officials say an increasing number of people are sick with hepatitis A after ordering from a chain of smoothie shops. Seventeen cases in the state are now tied to Tropical Smoothie Cafes, The Virginian-Pilot reports. Strawberries imported from ...

    NBC Washington 22 hours, 50 minutes ago
  • The Weirdest Thing: One Week From Landing

    Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS Chief Medical Officer of HI-SEAS IV, Earth's longest NASA-funded simulated Mars mission. Physician, science .... The first thing that I do when I wake up on “Mars” is check the weather and the power levels. Those set the ... 1 day, 1 hour ago
  • Md. man's body found in toolbox leads to murder mystery

    ... (WUSA9) - The Kentucky State Police took possession of a gruesome death investigation case on Tuesday, after a body that was discovered three weeks ago locked in a toolbox found floating in a creek was confirmed to belong to a missing Maryland man.

    WUSA9 1 day, 3 hours ago
  • Cost of EpiPen: One senator's daughter is Mylan CEO, another's needs drug

    Washington (CNN) The incredible increase in the cost of EpiPens, auto-injectors that can stop life-threatening emergencies caused by allergic reactions, has hit home on Capitol Hill, where one Democratic senator whose daughter has allergies has called ...

    CNN 1 day, 3 hours ago
  • Zika, Terrorism And Long Airport Lines -- So What Else Do I Have To Worry About This Summer?

    Accommodations at popular summer destinations, such as Maryland's Eastern Shore, might not be discounted, but if you like to go hiking, you could find a deal in a place like Vail, Colo. “Eliminate the roadblocks,” says Gracia Larrain, a spokeswoman for ... 1 day, 6 hours ago
  • Tax Credits For Ramps, Grab Bars To Help Seniors Stay At Home

    Recipients got on average $3,536 in credits for the 2015 tax year. This year, legislators in more than a half dozen states, including Maryland, South Carolina and New Mexico, considered tax credit measures modeled after Virginia's. None were approved. 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • Dare To Be 100: Citius, Altius, Fortius

    The 2016 Rio Olympic games are now history. I loved them. Vicariously I was on the platform, in the water, on the beach, on the track, and even on the golf course. My Walter Mitty self was immersed in all of the great glories that were displayed in the ... 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • Ditch the Diet: How to Eat Healthy for Life

    “This can lead to increased stress, which in turn can drive us to poor choices,” says Adam Perlman, MD, meQuilibrium's Chief Medical Officer. “We need to be careful not to perpetuate negativity around food and eating—because the reality is, we need to ... 1 day, 14 hours ago
  • LGBT rights: The national battle of the bathroom

    Maryland -- The Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2014 prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity in public accommodations. Massachusetts -- An anti-discrimination law passed in July and signed by the governor gives transgender people ...

    CNN 1 day, 18 hours ago