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  • In Humayun Khan and his family, a complex portrait of patriotism

    But in this rancorous political climate, where Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is calling for a ban on Muslims, his story has taken on a different sort of significance. And when his parents strode on to the stage at the DNC, their grief ...

    CNN 4 hours, 20 minutes ago
  • Obama, Kaine pile on Trump in scorching warm-up for closing night

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, an ex-Clinton primary rival, gave a fiery speech calling Trump a “bully racist.” Obama's address, marking a passing of the torch to the woman he defeated for the nomination eight years ago, was delivered shortly ...

    Fox News 7 hours, 18 minutes ago
  • Rob Brown, MD Father, Physician, Backyard farmer, World explorer, and Truth seeker

    Frequently crossing the boundary between healthcare and wellness, I am an allopathic trained physician with a deep rooted passion for health and spiritual development. My medical education and varied life experiences have brought me to the ... 13 hours, 20 minutes ago
  • Man charged with second degree murder in Md. death

    FORESTVILLE, MD. (WUSA9) - A man is being charged with second degree murder and assault in connection with killing of a man in Forestville on Wednesday. Police have arrested 23-year-old Divota Gatling of Southeast, D.C. for shooting and killing ...

    WUSA9 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
  • What To Do When Treatment Doesn't Work

    Many environmental changes can be effected at low cost and may replace much more costly health interventions. So how is ... Some input from health professionals is needed for guidance, but not too much except in those with more severe mental disorders. 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
  • A Letter For You, Dad

    I remember you throwing me water-logged baseballs in the backyard on those fall days in Maryland. I remember you chasing me around the yard in that weird made up game we loved to play that involved the football and doing laps around our house. I forget ... 1 day, 4 hours ago
  • UPDATE: How Much Vitamin D Should You Take?

    Studies generally look for a relationship between vitamin D and some facet of health. A difficulty is it's possible to see one facet of health get better while another gets worse. An example would be the medications that lower cholesterol, yet don't ... 1 day, 4 hours ago
  • Residents react to dropped charges in Freddie Gray case

    BALTIMORE (WUSA9) — There was a fighting spirit in Sandtown-Winchester, Freddie Gray's old neighborhood, as residents reacted to State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's impassioned statement where she alleged police bias and defended her prosecutors.

    WUSA9 1 day, 7 hours ago
  • The Simple Advice from a Mother that Helped Launch a Multi-Million Dollar Company

    This didn't sit well with Mike McDevitt, the CEO and founder of Terra's Kitchen, a meal delivery service based in Baltimore, Maryland. McDevitt recalls the advice that his mother gave him when he was about to start a family of his own: “My mother told ... 1 day, 7 hours ago
  • Medicare's new ratings draw fire from hospitals

    Some premier medical centers received the second highest rating of four stars, including Stanford Health Care in California, Duke University Hospital in Durham, N.C., New York-Presbyterian Hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan, the ...

    CNN 1 day, 7 hours ago
  • Yes, Judges Should Invalidate Irrational Legislation: A Reply to Greg Weiner

    Now comes Professor Greg Weiner, who in a provocative article over at the Library of Law and Liberty argues that the very notion of “rational” legislation is a “myth” and that judges have no business seeking to determine whether assertions of ... 1 day, 10 hours ago
  • The President's Assessment Of The Affordable Care Act

    It seemed like he was using his "bully pulpit" to try and convince us that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was well on the way to meeting its goal of increasing the number of people with health insurance, decreasing the costs of health care, and ... 1 day, 10 hours ago
  • Father of slain Muslim US soldier to Donald Trump: 'You have sacrificed nothing and no one'

    Humayun Kahn enrolled in the ROTC program at the University of Virginia after completing high school in Maryland. He graduated with a degree in psychology before being deployed to Iraq with the U.S. Army. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Khan ...

    CNN 1 day, 15 hours ago
  • Technology alone may not close disparities in medical research

    The results might have been different if engagement had been measured differently, such as on the basis of retention or satisfaction surveys, said Lorna McNeill, who is deputy chair for health disparities research at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

    Fox News 1 day, 17 hours ago
  • 'I Thought I Was Going to Die': Woman Brutally Attacked by 3 Pit Bulls in Maryland

    Three pit bulls mauled a 68-year-old cancer survivor. The owner faces charges because pit bulls are illegal in Prince George's County, but the victim tells Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins more needs to be done to prevent another attack. (Published 4 hours ...

    NBC Washington 1 day, 19 hours ago
  • Was the Freddie Gray case a political prosecution?

    As a result, the Maryland courts hold that prosecutors must be particularly cautious to avoid making potentially prejudicial extrajudicial statements. For argument's sake, let's assume the prosecutor's office based their decision on the facts, not the ...

    CNN 1 day, 19 hours ago
  • Brain Geography: Map Details Newly Identified Regions of the Mind

    It started in the 1860s, when Pierre Paul Broca, MD, correlated speech control with a specific area of the cerebral cortex (the brain's outer layer), a region now described as Broca's area. ... received several awards for his research, including an ... 2 days, 2 hours ago
  • All The Democratic Women Of The Senate Make The Case For Hillary Clinton

    PHILADELPHIA ― All 14 of the Democratic women currently serving in the U.S. Senate took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night to show support for their party's nominee, Hillary Clinton. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) was ... 2 days, 2 hours ago
  • Craig Sager begins new round of chemotherapy, will not cover Rio

    Turner Sports reporter Craig Sager began a new round of chemotherapy at Houston's MD Anderson Cancer on Wednesday. He said Thursday that he will be unable to cover basketball at the Rio Olympics. The procedure is intended for the colorful NBA ...

    ESPN 2 days, 4 hours ago
  • Publisher Tweaks 'Gene' Book After New Yorker Article Uproar

    Danny Reinberg, a researcher in gene expression at Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Maryland and a professor at New York University School of Medicine, is mentioned in the article and helped fact-check it. He said the critics went too far. “I think ... 2 days, 4 hours ago