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  • Your Syndrome's Missing Benefit

    The prestigious Institute of Medicine recently issued a comprehensive report on the vexing condition long known as both "chronic disease syndrome" and "myalgic encephalomyelitis." The report, commissioned because of the frustrations engendered by the ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Kids left alone? Call Mom, not the cops

    I thought about my new community when I heard this week that Maryland parents Danielle and Alexander Meitiv had been found responsible for "unsubstantiated" child neglect, they say, for allowing their children to walk home alone from a nearby park.

    CNN 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Next Time, Hillary, Issue a Call to Action

    We currently work in 14 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Emerge America's role is to serve the states where we work, open new ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Wall Street pushes SCOTUS on gay marriage

    Other signatories include a range of small and large companies in a variety of sectors including technology, healthcare and retail. "The brief argues that the existing confused legal landscape places ... It originated in Ohio, where same-sex couple ...

    CNN 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Major school districts close, federal offices in D.C. open on delayed schedule ...

    Most school districts are closed and governments are delaying opening offices as the mid-Atlantic region digs out after a late-season snowstorm. Liberal leave is in effect for Maryland state workers. Some transit agencies suspended bus service ...

    ABC 7 News 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Suspect in 2 Maryland Rapes Also Person of Interest in 2 Other Cases

    The suspect arrested in a Maryland rape is also a suspect in another rape and a person of interest in two other cases, Prince George's County Police said. James William Diggs, 48, was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with first-degree rape.

    NBC Washington 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Democrats' only choice? Defend Hillary Clinton

    Not surprisingly, it's because of the Hillary Clinton email brouhaha, an unforced error that is now ricocheting around the political world. And the home team stands in place, just watching, somewhat stunned. But Democrats don't actually have the luxury ...

    CNN 3 years, 11 months ago
  • 'Diagnosisgate' Deconstructed and Debunked

    A typical illustration of Dr. Caplan's self-dramatizing is her claim to be identifying "probably the most stunning story of corruption in the history of the modern mental-health system." This is not just wrong, it is patently ridiculous- there was no ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • This International Women's Day, Stop Attacks on Women's Health

    Since then, consistent progress has changed the lives of women worldwide, with the right to vote leading to women in public office, and with improved education leading to women in leadership roles. But we still have much to achieve for women's equality ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Hong Young's Estranged Wife Said He Acted 'Crazy' Before NSA Building ...

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The estranged wife of a man arrested in connection with shootings at five public places in Maryland, including a National Security Agency building, said Friday that she filed for divorce from her husband because of what she called ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Republican Presidential Candidates Are Rallying Around Term Limits For Judges

    “There obviously has been dissatisfaction with the Supreme Court for a very long time on the right, and the health care [individual mandate] case can't have helped matters in that regard,” said Randy Barnett, a law professor at Georgetown University ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Guns, Guns, Guns. Enough Already.

    I remember the experience like it was yesterday. That's because I found learning to shoot a gun peaceful and even serene. It wasn't a cathartic serenity. It wasn't like firing the gun was an explosive discharge of pent up and unfulfilled aggression. I ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Steam Machine prices range from $460 to … $5000

    Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit ... It comes with 4GB RAM, a 500GB hard drive, and an MD Athlon X4 840 graphics card. The Falcon ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Due To Slip Into Orbit Around Dwarf Planet Ceres

    "There are a lot of secrets that will be revealed," said mission scientist Lucy McFadden at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The spacecraft glided into place at 4:39 a.m. Friday and flight controllers received confirmation about an hour ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • A Crash Course In Foreign Policy For Scott Walker

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, outside Washington, DC on February 26, 2015. AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Wisconsin Republicans Pass Right-To-Work Bill, Walker Plans To Sign

    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 26: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker addresses the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 26, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • What Part of a Complete Breakfast?

    There has been a tremendous concentration of attention over recent years to the adverse health effects of miscellaneous food adulterations, from the general harms of added sugar, to the specific ills of high-fructose corn syrup; to the liabilities of ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • A Prevention Diet: Good for America

    The Committee was established by the Secretaries of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The members of the Committee include experts in nutrition and medicine from around ... 3 years, 11 months ago
  • 13-year-old girl missing from Prince George's County

    MOUNT RAINIER, Md. (WUSA9) -- The Prince George's County Police Department found a teen girl who was reported missing on Thursday. Police earlier said that 13-year-old ... Friday morning, police said she was found in good health. No other details were ...

    WUSA9 3 years, 11 months ago
  • Stress Tip: Find The Humor In Every Situation

    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, 11 months ago