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  • How A Single, Simple Guideline Could Help You Lose Weight

    The finding could be a boon for people who need to lose weight for medical reasons but feel too overwhelmed to completely overhaul their lifestyle all at once, explained lead researcher Dr. Yunsheng Ma, M.D., Ph.D. in the study. Foods that are ... "Our ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Measles was no big deal -- until my daughter caught it

    But on Monday morning, the phone rang and a woman from the Maryland health department was on the phone. My next call was from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I had to answer questions about Gillian's child care providers and whether ...

    CNN 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Life Lessons for a Hockey Mom (From Squirt Hockey)

    My love of the sport developed over time. I grew up in a house with a father who didn't play it, but loved it. Our dad took my sister and me to games at Nassau Coliseum and while he cheered on the New York Rangers, much to the dismay of the home crowd ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Vermont Could Be Next State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

    In Maryland, bills to regulate marijuana similarly to alcohol have already been introduced. Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the U.S., according to a recent report from ... "Vermont legislators have a great opportunity to show ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • 4 Mistakes Parents Make at the Pediatrician's Office

    ... together to make the most of the visit. So remember: you are as important as the doctor. If you take an active role, things work out so much better. We want the same thing -- your child to be healthy and happy. If you help me help you, we can make ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Is Virginia's style bad for the game?

    A healthy Virginia beat Maryland by 11, VCU by 17, Notre Dame by six and North Carolina by 11 -- all on the road. Its only blemish, a 69-63 home loss to Duke on ... That casual fan cares about entertainment. There's nothing entertaining about a 25-15 ...

    ESPN 3 years, 6 months ago
  • AAA: Gas Prices Bump Up, Still Lower than Last Year

    Motorists in Maryland are paying 3 cents more at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Friday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland was $2.22, up from $2.19 a week ago.

    NBC Washington 3 years, 6 months ago
  • In Alabama, It's The 1960s All Over Again

    And remember this, Alabama: The ten states with the lowest divorce rates in America are Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Gay marriage is legal in nine of those states. 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Big Ten fines Penn State $10000

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Big Ten Conference has fined Penn State $10,000 for comments made by coach Patrick Chambers after a loss to Maryland on Saturday night. Chambers was upset after an offensive foul was called on Nittany Lions center Jordan ...

    ESPN 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Your Body Is Wise, But It Needs for You to Pay Attention

    ... good health is the norm, not the exception. We are a society with incredible advantages in terms of health, and the sooner we stop relying only on outside authorities, and begin to rely more on the wisdom of our bodies, the better. Deepak Chopra, M ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Cholesterol, Unscrambled

    There seems to be a whole lot of passion in response to the recent disclosure that this year's Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is recommending we stop fretting about cholesterol. Note that the committee merely advises, so these are not yet the ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Gut Feelings: Diet, Depression and Bacteria

    We are just beginning to appreciate the health consequences of specific microbiome profiles. Using a variety of interventions including diet, antibiotics, probiotics and fecal transplantation, investigators have begun to understand how these gut ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Bitcoin: Is it an Economic Equalizer or a Tool for Conflict and Crime?

    Ross Ulbricht was just convicted on charges stemming from his role as the founder and operator of the Silk Road. He used Bitcoin to facilitate payment for his alleged criminal activities. This is a very good occasion to shed some light on Bitcoin, its ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Birds Tell an Urgent Climate Change Message

    I learned that the Baltimore Oriole may no longer be in Maryland by the end of the century and that coastal species, like the sandpiper, were imperiled by rising sea levels. I reached out to Gary Langham, Audubon's chief scientist, to learn more ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • States Consider Requiring Shareholders To Approve Political Gifts

    Lawmakers in at least four states are considering a back-door way to dampen corporate political spending: Require shareholders to approve it. State legislators in Maine, Maryland, New York and New Jersey have introduced bills that demand that a ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Stress Tip: Write 3 Things Down That Are Working

    Learn more useful information about stress and your health! Order meQuilibrium's new book, meQuilibrium: 14 Days to Cooler, Calmer, and Happier, co-authored by meQuilibrium CEO Jan Bruce, Adam Perlman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, and Andrew ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Federal Government Shuts Down Again – for a Few Inches of Snow

    All it takes to shut down Washington, D.C. is a few inches of snow. As happens a couple times each winter, the federal government closed on Tuesday due to, at least at the Washington Wire Capitol Hill bureau, 4½ inches of snow. In higher elevations and ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • HUFFPOLLSTER: Christie Trails Clinton By 23 Points In New Jersey

    -Dan Balz: "The reality is that this is an inside game, carried on by a small number of people — candidates seeking to impress donors or commentators; a cadre of activists who can't get enough of politics at any time of the cycle; journalists hungry ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • 5 Things Most Doctors Get Wrong

    One of the greatest benefits of being a physician is that since I can handle most of my routine health care needs myself I rarely have to be a patient in another doctor's office. However, on those few occasions when I have consulted another doctor for ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Winter storm shuts down D.C. area, but snowfall less than expected

    Hundreds of plows were out in force; D.C. said it had about 285 plows and salt spreaders working on snow routes, while Maryland's Prince George's County said it had approximately 250 vehicles monitoring and plowing the roadways. The snowfall was ...

    ABC 7 News 3 years, 6 months ago