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  • The Caregiver Needs To Be Healthy To Help Others

    This journey took me to the National Institute of Health in Maryland, to medical experts and scientists throughout the United States and even back to my friend, the Pope at the Vatican. Yes, it's been a long journey, but I did what I had to do. After ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • 'Star Wars'-style laser blast caught on camera

    Boeing's 10-kilowatt laser weapon, the HEL MD, which is mounted on a heavy truck, shot down more than 150 drones, rockets and other simulated enemy targets in its most recent round of tests in September. Controlled by an Xbox-like controller and laptop ...

    Fox News 6 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • 3 killed after helicopter and plane collide in Frederick

    Frederick Mayor Randy McClement released the following statement: "The unfortunate incident that occurred in The City of Frederick today involving two aircraft is under the controlling authority of the Maryland State Police. I've directed City staff ...

    Fox 5 6 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • Distracted dump truck driver blamed for causing Rosedale, Md. train derailment ...

    The National Transportation Safety Board released the findings of its investigation into the May 28, 2013, train derailment that caused the explosion, damaged buildings as far as a mile away, and seriously injured John Alban Jr., the dump truck driver ...

    ABC 7 News 9 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • Leadership Advice From A Farmer, Emergency Response MD, Harvard ...

    Healthcare CIOs who are actively champion digital business transformation must carefully watch the recording of our CXOTalk conversation with Dr. Halamka as he talks about navigating the waters of the Affordable Care Act, Meaningful Use policy and big ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 12 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • Logic's 'Under Pressure' Is 2014's Best Hip-Hop Album So Far

    This is the world of Logic, and the many adversities he's encountered during the first 24 years of his life could have kept the Maryland-born rapper anchored below the surface. But what would seem a cage to almost anyone --the once "literal underground ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 12 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • 8 Ways Forgiveness Is Good For Your Health

    "There is an enormous physical burden to being hurt and disappointed," Karen Swartz, M.D., director of the Mood Disorders Adult Consultation Clinic at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, said in a statement. And not forgiving someone is associated with more ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 17 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • Liberal, Well-Meaning Mom Blows It When Her Son Comes Out -- But Then She ...

    Would she be an M.D., an engineer, an artist? I was just ... Throughout his childhood, my husband and I had continually pushed him toward competitive team sports, thinking they would help him develop more conventionally masculine traits. He'd been a ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 19 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • Students wary of viral meningitis outbreak on UMD campus

    Late Wednesday evening, Dr. David McBride, Director of the UMD Health Center, sent an email to the student body, confirming multiple cases had tiptoed onto the campus. "The University immediately initiated more vigilant procedures to address and ...

    ABC 7 News 19 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • Why New Yorkers Shouldn't Panic About Ebola

    Health experts and officials are still confident that an Ebola outbreak here in America is highly unlikely, considering you must come into contact with a sick person's bodily fluids in order to be infected. But now that the first case ... was diagnosed ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 19 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • Ravens TE Daniels has knee procedure, out for Sunday

    Owings Mills, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Baltimore Ravens tight end Owen Daniels will miss Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals after having a knee procedure on Friday. Daniels had sat out practice on Wednesday and Thursday in the hopes of ...

    Fox News 21 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • How Health Officials Are Tracking Down Everyone Who Was In Contact With The ...

    Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner Mary Bassett, M.D., said in a press conference Friday that the department's team of disease detectives operate like police detectives and try to account for "every minute" of Spencer's time and ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 21 hours, 41 minutes ago
  • Investigators probe Frederick, Md. mid-air collision of plane and helicopter ...

    Investigators were combing the scene and talking with survivors and air traffic controllers. The plane went down in a line of trees east of downtown Frederick, while the helicopter crashed a tenth of a mile south of the plane, between two storage units ...

    ABC 7 News 1 day, 1 hour ago
  • 7 On Your Side: Rockville man sues LA Fitness over membership dispute

    But in 2011, Bally's sold off its D.C. and Maryland gyms to LA Fitness. The California-based company quickly tore down the Rockville Bally's Recio attended and opened a new facility half a mile away, coining it a “signature club.” “Then they said, 'Oh no.

    ABC 7 News 1 day, 1 hour ago
  • The Difference Between Fact and Fiction

    Thanks to the willingness of Samuel Dash, University of Maryland professor, who made a campus meeting site available to us, and the enthusiastic presence of the late Ben Bradlee, the distinguished editor of the Washington Post, we agreed to form The ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 1 day, 4 hours ago
  • Cuomo, Christie say they will require Ebola quarantines

    Aid organizations also warned that many health care volunteers wouldn't go to Ebola hot zones if they knew they would be confined to their homes for three weeks after they got back. On the streets of New York, Michael Anderson was critical of the U.S ...

    Fox News 1 day, 4 hours ago
  • Five observations: Big East media day

    Growing up in Baltimore, Steve Wojciechowski was caught on the bubble between Maryland-loving ACC fans and D.C.-favoring Big East aficionados. His allegiances were always clear. "My favorite player growing up was Len Bias," he said. "I had a poster of ...

    ESPN 1 day, 6 hours ago
  • New York, New Jersey Will Exceed CDC Requirements In Ebola Screening

    One of the two Dallas nurses who caught Ebola from a patient was declared virus-free and released from a hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. Nina Pham, 26, said she felt "fortunate and blessed to be standing here today." She later met ... Millions of doses ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 1 day, 6 hours ago
  • Arts Education: The Need for More Arts Teachers in School

    There are some AmeriCorps arts programs but they seem to be widely dispersed and local (for example, a program in Maryland that is operated by Maryland Institute and College of Art). What about a major national effort, backed by the federal government ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 1 day, 6 hours ago
  • Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies

    Mankiewicz was a longtime Democratic political operative as well as a lawyer, journalist and author. McGovern once recalled his former campaign aide as a perceptive, straightforward political adviser. "I never got any bad advice from Frank," said ...

    Fox News 1 day, 9 hours ago