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  • New Voter ID Rules, Other Election Changes May Flummox Voters

    And Maryland and California voted to expand the voting rights of felons. “Voters have more options than ever before,” said Doug Chapin, an elections expert at the University of Minnesota who is also a consultant at The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew also ... 45 minutes ago
  • New Concerns About Distracted Teen Driving: The Role Of Apps

    On the Liberty Mutual website, parents and teens can review a contract ( that focuses on behaviors that cause distracted driving. While those of us in mental health know ... 45 minutes ago
  • Students Send Message: Milk Is Garbage

    Plain or chocolate, high-fat or low-fat, all milk can cause digestive symptoms, among other health dangers. And Latinos, African-Americans, and Asian-Americans who, according to the National Institutes of Health, are most likely to suffer from lactose ... 45 minutes ago
  • Dare To Be 100: Most Important Medical Article

    In it Steve concludes that 15% of the causes of death are due to genes, 19% from social circumstance, 10% from healthcare, 5% from environmental exposure, but 55% from personal behavior. This is precisely the point made by Mike and Bill's earlier paper ... 3 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Upper Marlboro day care worker allegedly slammed boy's head onto table

    Police have arrested a daycare employee on charges of assaulting and abusing a three-year-old boy. WUSA 6:30 PM. EDT October 20, 2016. (Photo: Prince George's County Police). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. UPPER ...

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  • What M.D. Students Should Know about Treating LGBTQ Youth Affected by Violence

    As medical students and providers, we may encounter queer youth before, while or after they experience violence and mental-health issues. Though the challenges they endure are systemic, entrenched problems, we can start by examining our personal ... 6 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • The 7 Foods That Relieve Joint Pain

    “There are a number of compounds found in food that are supported by scientific research to reduce inflammation and/or pain,” says Moshe Ben-Roohi, MD, a sports medicine specialist at LIfespan Medicine in Dallas. But, says Dr. Ben-Roohi, it all boils ... 11 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Wealth Adviser Daily Briefing: RIA Scrutiny Intensifies, Passive Investing With a Twist

    Executives from big banks found sympathy among supervisors, some of whom said creating a healthy culture and reversing the breakdown in trust since the financial crisis take time. But regulators also voiced frustration that they can't address ... Brian ... 15 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • Teacher Sexually Assaulted Student in Md. After Prior Guilty Plea in Va.

    The school district's failure to do so prevented Norton from being red-flagged and disqualified from employment as a public school teacher elsewhere, including in Maryland. For more than a decade, Virginia and Maryland have shared databases and records ...

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  • Mom, dad arrested in murder of 3-month-old son

    PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MD. (WUSA9) - A mother and father were arrested in the murder of their 3-month-old son Wednesday evening. Police have arrested 24-year-old Geneice Petty and 32-year-old Antoine Petty in the murder of their son, Antoine ...

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  • The New Focus On Children's Mental Health

    Only 23 percent of prekindergarten programs have on-site or scheduled visits from psychiatrists or psychologists, according to the Child Mind Institute's 2016 Children's Mental Health Report. The current shortage of mental-health professionals, which ... 22 hours, 45 minutes ago
  • The 13 Most Thought Provoking Dreams of the 2016 Election

    In my dream, I'm writing a news article about sports and, for complicated reasons, I have to interview Donald Trump for it. Trump's office is located in a rural area, similar to where I grew up. I make my way to the office but realize I'm not wearing ... 1 day, 9 hours ago
  • Why Federal Education Funds must Supplement, Not Supplant State and Local Investments in Schools

    We have dinner together almost every night and discuss politics, our professions, and the news. My Student grew up with parents who did more than discussed. His mother taught him to help around the house at an early age and brought him on errands or to ... 1 day, 11 hours ago
  • 'Walking While Trans' Can Be A Death Sentence In The U.S.

    Police need to incorporate transgender relations into their academies and on-the-job training, said Lieutenant Nicholas Augustine of Maryland's Montgomery County Police Department. Augustine said transgender Latinas in Montgomery County told him ... 1 day, 13 hours ago
  • Business group holding medical marijuana panel in Maryland

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A business group is holding a panel discussion on Maryland's developing medical marijuana industry. The Greater Baltimore Committee is holding the panel in Baltimore Wednesday. Meanwhile, the General Assembly's Joint ...

    WUSA9 1 day, 19 hours ago
  • Reformers Challenge Radical Islam

    In Canada, protests by Muslim parents against music education are testing Toronto's accommodation with conflicting cultural and religious values. Such confrontations give extremists opportunities to lower the bar on demands for Islamisation. In this ... 1 day, 22 hours ago
  • Support Pours in for Firebombed North Carolina GOP Group

    As authorities investigated the weekend firebombing of a Republican Party office in North Carolina, supporters from across the political spectrum rallied behind the victims. That included a Democratic tech writer in Boston who started a GoFundMe page ...

    NBC News 1 day, 22 hours ago
  • Gabor Matè Gabor Maté MD is an international speaker and best-selling author

    Gabor Maté M.D. is a retired physician, international speaker and best-selling author whose books have been published in twenty languages on five continents. His interests include child development, the mind-body unity in health and illness, and the ... 1 day, 22 hours ago
  • Fixing Our National Infrastructure Requires Fixing Our Science Infrastructure

    Congress has finally approved a stop gap spending bill that provides funding — $1.1 billion - to fight the Zika virus. The money comes at the same time that new Zika transmission zones have been found in Florida and the first group of babies of ... 2 days, 3 hours ago
  • Teen Killed in Double Shooting in Upper Marlboro

    Prince George's County police have identified the teenage girl killed in a double shooting in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Allyssa Banks, 18, and an unidentified man were found shot in a car in the 10200 block of Prince Place at about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday.

    NBC Washington 2 days, 3 hours ago