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  • How Effective Is Your Cold Remedy?

    Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrates Western medicine with his extensive knowledge of traditional Chinese, Tibetan, Ayurvedic, homeopathic, and complementary medical systems. With more than 25 years of clinical experience and research, Dr. Eliaz has a ... 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
  • Beyond Ferguson -- Unrepresentative Democracy in City Elections

    As we approach the midterm elections, many analysts are suggesting that our usually low midterm turnout -- averaging about two in five eligible voters in recent decades -- may dip even lower despite these elections drawing more spending than any ... 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
  • Women in Business: Jessica Brewer, Senior Vice President of Engineering and ...

    Brewer earned a Master of Science in Software Engineering Management from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a Minor in Computer Science from the College of Charleston. How has your life experience made you ... 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Politicians live it up and have the lobbyists pay

    It used to be that lobbyists would take politicians on trips, but when rules were changed and that was outlawed, politicians and their fund-raisers came up with this variation -- organize the trips and invite the lobbyists along to pay for them. This ...

    CNN 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Hiding in Plain Sight: The Neglected Problem of Domestic Violence in Society

    Beyond the greater involvement of these mental health fields, we must accept that DV is our collective problem. Anna Chapman, M.D. is a psychiatrist on the faculty of the Columbia University Medical Center and the Columbia University Psychoanalytic ... 4 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Rand Paul Mocks Hillary Clinton Over Jobs Remark

    ... or a conversation to go to another room to check your email? Yes No Not sure. Thanks for joining YouGov. YouGov conducts regular polls about politics, business, entertainment, sports and other topics on representative national samples of respondents. 4 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • FOUND: Two 12-year-old Rockville girls

    Montgomery County Police Department is searching for two missing Rockville teenagers, who may have been planning to leave together, authorities said. Loading… Post to Facebook. FOUND: Two 12-year-old Rockville girls Montgomery County Police ...

    WUSA9 6 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Chronicles of Health Creation: 'Never Only Opioids" Urges Imperative for ...

    The paper opens with reference to former US Army Surgeon General Eric Schoomaker, MD, PhD urging in a May 2014 plenary talk that there is such an "imperative for for integrative medicine in the military." The plight of wounded warriors has vastly ... 6 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Why Ebola Aid Workers Are Quarantining Themselves When Scientists Say They ...

    In addition to New York and New Jersey, which announced mandatory home quarantines, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, Georgia, Illinois and California have imposed some measure of enhanced airport security, monitoring measures or quarantine for health ... 6 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • State of Maine, nurse who went to Africa at odds over Ebola quarantine

    (CNN) -- Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- this time, in Maine. Maine health commissioner Mary Mayhew said late ...

    CNN 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Guns 'N Poses

    A second teenage girl has died as a result of Friday's shooting at a Washington state high school. Several others students remain in critical condition. In a nation preoccupied by Ebola, most people have become numb to yet another school shooting. A ... 12 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Cause sought for Antares space-supply rocket explosion

    The cargo ship was carrying 5,000 pounds of experiments and equipment for NASA, as well as prepackaged meals and freeze-dried Maryland crabcakes for a Baltimore-born astronaut who's been in orbit for five months. All of the lost materials will be ...

    ABC 7 News 15 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Rand Paul Launches Ads In Kansas

    Pat Roberts for voting against sending billions of dollars to "countries that hate us" in an advertising campaign set to begin running across Kansas on Tuesday, according to an announcement released by Paul's political action committee, RandPac. 15 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Va. man facing HIV exposure charges in Md. released on bail

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA/AP) - A Virginia man arrested on charges of having unprotected sex with at least two Maryland women - without telling them he was HIV-positive - was released on bail Monday after a courtroom appeal by his parents. Continue ...

    ABC 7 News 17 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Montgomery County Public Schools asks state to help with overcrowding problem

    Starr said Maryland's next governor will likely play a role in this effort. Other CIP amendments that Superintendent Starr is recommending include: a capacity study for high schools in the Downcountry Consortium, relocation of the district's ...

    ABC 7 News 17 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Putting Your Kids on a Healthy Media Diet

    A stunned The New York Times reporter remarked "So, your kids must love the iPad?" and apparently Jobs replied that this, well, was not quite the case. "They haven't used it," Jobs replied. "We limit how much technology our kids use at home." Screen ... 17 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Outrage of the Month: CDC Director's False Assurances on Ebola

    For public health agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), maintaining credibility is critically important. Why? Because effective communication with both the health care community and the public is one of the most ... 20 hours, 56 minutes ago
  • Recovery From 'Schizophrenia': One Man's Journey From Patient to Therapist

    By this point I had spent years as a volunteer for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in Huntsville, AL, and had even been a co-founder and first President of the city's own consumer run drop-in center. Consumer run drop-in centers are like club ... 23 hours, 55 minutes ago
  • Continuing the Conversation About Breast Cancer Within Saudi Arabia

    In a 2012 interview, Dr. Abdul-Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH, Chair of the Oncology Department at King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh, warned that Saudi Arabia has an "ominous future for cancer incidence" and is on track to close the gap with that of the ... 23 hours, 55 minutes ago
  • Fatal car crash shuts down Route 40 in Frederick

    FREDERICK, Md. (WJLA) - A fatal car crash shut down the westbound lanes on Route 40 in Frederick, Maryland early Wednesday morning. Continue reading. More on this story. Live D.C. area traffic conditions. The two-car crash occurred just west of Route ...

    ABC 7 News 23 hours, 56 minutes ago