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  • 10 bold NCAA tournament predictions: How will Kentucky fare?

    ... State in the round of 64. Kevin Ware is a veteran with NCAA tournament experience. And a healthy Ryan Harrow is a dangerous Ryan Harrow. Coach Ron Hunter, who hurt himself during his team's Sun Belt tourney title celebration, will score a major upset.

    ESPN 3 years, 10 months ago
  • Women in Business: Kati Machtley, Co-Founder, Women's Summit at Bryant ...

    She has a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Nursing Education from the University of Rhode Island. She has ... Thanks to the Y, which also offered a basketball league, I had a chance to learn a sport and play on a team ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • The Best School Choice: The More Parents Know, the Better

    The impact of the growing numbers of parents "opting out" in Prince George's County, where the medium household income ($73,000) exceeds the national average by $23,000, is a school system with nearly two-thirds of the students eligible for free and ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • UConn Seeded First Overall In Women's NCAA Tournament

    Joining the Huskies as top seeds are Maryland, South Carolina and Notre Dame in the 64-team tournament that begins Friday. Notre Dame and UConn, former Big East rivals, met in the national championship game last season as undefeated teams with the ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • Joe Biden Says Funding Approved By Congress Will Help Clear Rape Kit ...

    Biden toured a Maryland State Police forensic laboratory in Pikesville on Monday and addressed the importance of clearing the backlog of an estimated 400,000 rape kits that remain untested throughout the U.S.. Biden said the federal funding will help ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • NCAA Tournament viewed via BPI

    4 (Maryland) and No. 5 (West Virginia) seeds in the tournament, based on BPI ranking. BPI projects that Kentucky has an unprecedented 81 percent chance to reach the Final Four and about a 50-50 shot to win it all. For perspective, since BPI became ...

    ESPN 3 years, 10 months ago
  • UConn First Seed In Albany Region

    Joining the Huskies as top seeds are Maryland, South Carolina and Notre Dame in the 64-team tournament that begins Friday. Notre Dame and UConn, former Big East rivals, met in the national championship game the past season as undefeated teams.

    ESPN 3 years, 10 months ago
  • Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Don't Listen to What Homer Simpson Said

    Homer's creator Sam Simon has left us with an important message: understand colon cancer, and also care about improving your diet and health habits, asking your doctor to order those screening tests, and pay attention to any symptoms your body is ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Law Will Increase Gun Violence

    Massachusetts, California, New York, New Jersey, Maryland and other states have proven that reasonable restrictions, especially when issuing concealed handgun permits, save lives from preventable gun violence. It's just common sense to make it harder, ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • Hillary Clinton spotlights Irish history, doesn't mention emails

    Clinton sat at the event's head table along with John Fitzpatrick, founder of Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, and Gerry Adams, president of Ireland's Sinn Féin political party. Women "contributed to the demand for the end to violence. They simply would not ...

    CNN 3 years, 10 months ago
  • My Q and A With Cheri Mah, Who's Helping Top Athletes Elevate Their Game by ...

    At the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic and Research Laboratory with William Dement, M.D., Ph.D., the father of modern sleep medicine, my research has examined the impact of sleep duration and sleep quality on cognitive and physical performance in ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • The Most Fatally Abused Drug Is in Your Medicine Cabinet

    According to National Safety Council Medical Adviser Dr. Donald Teater, M.D., you should never share opioid painkillers. They should always be locked in a cabinet or box. We wouldn't leave heroin lying around. Why not lock up opioids? The consequences ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • Meet 17 Huge Rescue Dogs Who Are Just Looking For A Little Love

    BARCS in Baltimore, Maryland; Best Friends Animal Society in Salt Lake City, Utah; Dogs XL Rescue in Hanover, Maryland; Marley's Mutts in Tehachapi, California; PAWS Chicago; Animal Care and Control of NYC; Humane Society Silicon Valley; the ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • First Four Structure May Need Tweak

    NCAA officials also said Notre Dame moved ahead of Maryland on the seed line -- a No. 4 to a No. 3 -- because of the Irish's two wins over Duke compared to the Terrapins' résumé. Notre Dame beat North Carolina for the ACC tournament title Saturday.

    ESPN 3 years, 10 months ago
  • Four Americans arrive in Nebraska to be monitored for Ebola virus

    A U.S. healthcare worker who tested positive for Ebola while in Sierra Leone arrived at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland on Friday and was in serious condition, the NIH said. On Monday, the NIH updated the patient's status to critical. The ...

    Fox News 3 years, 10 months ago
  • Why Older Physicians Should Write

    These janky thought experiments should suggest to you as a health care professional that there remains a serious lack of academic medical figures widely advocating for improved public health and a stronger sense of community within the field of ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • American Health Worker With Ebola Now In Critical Condition

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Doctors say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit is now in critical condition at the National Institutes of Health. The agency says the patient's status was ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • Think Concussions Just Happen to Kids Playing Contact Sports? Think Again

    It is dramatic and obvious, and it's why some young athletes are increasingly guided toward less physical sports. But the truth about concussions is they can be caused by any blow, bump, or jolt to the head -- whether it happens on the playing field or ... 3 years, 10 months ago
  • Kentucky even money to win tourney

    Maryland, 75-1, Wich. St. 75-1. L'ville, 75-1, WVa, 100-1. Texas, 100-1, Ohio St. 100-1. N. Iowa, 100-1, Butler, 200-1. Arkansas, 200-1, Xavier, 200-1. VCU, 200-1, LSU, 200-1. G'town, 200-1, UCLA, 300-1. Cincy, 300-1, Indiana, 300-1. Oregon, 300-1, Okla.

    ESPN 3 years, 10 months ago
  • 10 Signs You May Have Kidney Disease

    March is National Kidney Month, and one of the best ways to observe this health awareness month is by getting tested if you're at risk for kidney disease. Major risk factors include high blood pressure, diabetes, a family history of kidney failure and ... 3 years, 10 months ago