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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 3 hours, 16 minutes 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Newly released Dallas nurse meets with Obama

    Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She had been flown there from Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Pham is one of two nurses in Dallas who became infected with Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who ...

    Fox News 6 hours, 15 minutes ago
  • House Democrats Make Late Ad Buy To Protect Nevada Congressman Steven ...

    Democrats are optimistic about the chances of former state party chairman Nick Casey defeating Republican Alex Mooney, the former chairman of the Maryland Republican Party who moved to the state. The National Republican Congressional Committee ...

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  • White House fence jumper has 'mental health' issues, dad says

    Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge. Wearing blue prison garb, he resisted being taken away and started talking as two deputy ... arrested at the White ...

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  • Dallas nurse Nina Pham cleared of Ebola virus, released from hospital

    Pham tested positive for Ebola Oct. 12 and was transferred to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. During the conference, Pham thanked her medical team at both hospitals and asked for privacy. She also thanked Dr. Kent Brantly, an ...

    Fox News 6 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Obama To Meet With Ebola Survivor Nina Pham At White House

    The National Institutes of Health announced Friday morning that Pham no longer tested positive for Ebola. Officials were making plans to discharge her from the Bethesda, Maryland, facility where she had been receiving care for the past week.

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  • Symptoms of the Problem: When Doctors Are Reluctant to Use Conventional ...

    Properly trained at elite medical institutions, I was well-versed in and a believer of the reductionist model of health care: Identify the problems and prescribe the solutions, which for the most part came in neat packages, mostly pill bottles -- the ...

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  • Obama Meets With Ebola Survivor Nina Pham At White House

    ... Maryland, facility where she had been receiving care for the past week. Pham contracted the deadly virus while caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian who became the first Ebola patient diagnosed within the U.S., at Texas Health Presbyterian ...

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  • NYC Health Officials Work To Tamp Down Ebola Fears

    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 with President Barack ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 6 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • New York Ebola case no cause for alarm, mayor says

    "We are as ready as one could be for this circumstance," Cuomo said, adding that the situation in his state is different from what happened in Texas, where a man from Liberia was diagnosed with Ebola and two health care workers who treated him later ...

    CNN 6 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • What will nurse do after beating Ebola? Hug her dog, of course

    Prayer sustained her, and she thanked people around the world who prayed for her, Pham told reporters Friday at a National Institutes of Health hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. The nation saw a cheerful and composed Pham, dressed in a bright turquoise ...

    CNN 6 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Simple Messages Could Convince Kids to Drink Less Sugar

    The hospital still allowed diet drinks, a few sports drinks, 100 percent fruit juices and chocolate milk. And here's what happened: The purchases just shifted. Families bought more milk, water, fruit juice and coffee and revenues didn't suffer ...

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  • Death by a Thousand Cuts

    He instead determined that a federal agency, the National Institute of Health (NIH), was essential for supporting American biomedical research. It was clear in his day, as it is now, that basic research, which is an imperative precursor to cures for ...

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  • Dallas nurse Nina Pham declared free of Ebola virus; scheduled to be released

    The National Institutes of Health says in a statement that Nina Pham is being released Friday from its hospital near Washington. NIH spokesman John ... The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She had ...

    Fox 5 12 hours, 16 minutes ago
  • Early Influences Can Open Up the Future

    This is particularly worrisome in light of the healthy state of the stock market and the many new ways to raise capital. Without the ... At the University of Maryland, students can select from more than a hundred courses geared toward starting a ...

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