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  • Chocolate: A Treat for Valentine's Day, or the Cure for Aging Brains?

    Last fall, a neat study published in Nature Neuroscience showed that healthy 50- to 69-year-olds who drank a mixture rich in cocoa's flavonols for three months improved their cognitive function. The 37 people in the study also underwent functional MRI ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Health Cooperation Among Faiths

    Recognizing this fact, Dr. Arshiya Baig, MD, MPH, a general internist at the University of Chicago hospital system, has worked with churches in Chicago to improve diabetes outcomes in Hispanic/Latino communities. Dr. Baig and her team partnered with ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Bill Proposes Applying Sanctions to Corruption

    U.S. senators proposed legislation recently that would authorize sanctions on human rights abusers and corrupt officials across the globe. The legislation, called the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, authorizes visa bans and a block on ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Pasco Police Shooting Of Man Caught On Camera

    Six states — Delaware, Kansas, Maryland, North Dakota, Ohio and South Carolina — allow winners to remain anonymous, and other states allow it in rare exceptions, but the winners from Wednesday's drawing will have to come forward. The Powerball ...

    NBC News 3 years, 6 months ago
  • It's Time to Regulate America's Latest Addiction

    Several states are taking action: Just this week, California declared electronic cigarettes a public health threat. In fact, only a handful of states currently allow sales of e-cigarettes to minors. That's good news for our children. But many remain at ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Lung Cancer in Women: The No. 1 Cancer Killer That Can Be Tamed

    Guidelines for screening may vary a little between organizations, and insurance coverage may very in different health plans, so work with your physician to make sure that based on your risk and any symptoms that you can get your screening test. • If ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • What It's Really Like To Break An Engagement, From Women Who've Been There

    By the time Katherine's* fiancé called off the wedding, they had signed a two-year lease and were a year into a 16-month engagement. They had 200 guests planning on attending their destination wedding and Katherine's friends were about to throw her a ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Which America is Yours? A Proposed Four-Party Hogwarts Government

    While all the southern states wanted him gone, nearly half the north did as well as they rioted his draft and Maryland was held at gunpoint to be part of the north. His greatest accomplishment was logical, not heroic. His long-view of what could happen ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Stress Tip: Be Willing To Listen

    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
  • Rush Of Obamacare Enrollees Expected Before Sunday Deadline

    The turnaround in Maryland since the last time may be even more striking than the improvements to The Maryland Health Connection website was worse than, leading the state to scrap its system and use technology from ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Three tickets confirmed as winners of $564M Powerball jackpot

    That was a $656 million prize won in March 2012 by players in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland. In 2012, state officials who run Powerball and Mega Millions changed ticket prices and lowered the odds of winning jackpots in hopes the moves would increase ...

    Fox News 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Some States Stay Silent On Lawsuit Over Obama's Immigration Actions

    Obama's decision in November to take executive action on immigration, including policies that could allow up to 5 million undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. and work legally, were politically polarizing. Republicans opposed the move, saying ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Oregon governor reportedly changed his mind about resigning over ethics ...

    The genuine progress indicator is an alternative to the gross domestic product, which uses health and environmental data to help measure economic success. Hayes was paid by Demos, a New York-based nonprofit, to promote the policy. The records also show ...

    Fox News 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Jordan Fuchs joins IU hoops team

    The 6-foot-6, 230-pound Fuchs is eligible immediately and can play in Indiana's game Wednesday night at Maryland. He appeared in all 12 games for Indiana's football team last season and had three receptions for 31 yards and a touchdown. Hoosiers ...

    ESPN 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Stanford launches its HealthKit- and Epic-connected MyHealth app

    The app was developed in-house by Stanford Health Care (SHC) engineers, and connects directly with Epic's electronic health records system, and with Apple's HealthKit to collect data from consumer health data monitoring devices like Fitbit wearables ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Small business owners forced to battle IRS over seized bank accounts

    Maryland creamery owner Randy Sowers and Jeff Hirsch, a tobacco and candy distributor in New York, also run legitimate businesses. Yet the IRS seized their assets anyway, creating massive legal bills and hurting their businesses. Hirsch and Sowers lost ...

    Fox News 3 years, 6 months ago
  • The Top Five Empty Promises by Comcast

    For example, when the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals launched their own sports network, MASN, for their baseball games, Comcast refused to show that network to its 1.6 million cable subscribers in the Maryland, Washington, DC, and ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Rep. Mike Kelly Compares IRS Asset Seizures To Torture As Agency Apologizes

    One business was a Maryland dairy farm that earned much of its income from cash sales at farmers' markets. One was an Iowa Mexican restaurant that did its ... Michael McAuliff covers Congress and politics for The Huffington Post. Talk to him on Facebook. 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Cecilia Westbrook Makes Yogurt With Her Own Vaginal Bacteria (NSFW)

    Last August, Cecilia Westbrook, an MD/PhD student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, decided to see if the stomach-churning idea was feasible, according to VICE. Westbrook noted that the most common bacteria found in a healthy vagina was ... 3 years, 6 months ago
  • Drama erupts on Planet Hillary

    Maybe not so tech savvy - Buzzfeed: “Time magazine reported on Monday that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has hired Ethan Czahor, a Santa Monica-based techie who co-founded, to be his chief technology officer for his political action ...

    Fox News 3 years, 6 months ago