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  • The Secret to Defeating Defensiveness

    Neha Sangwan, M.D., CEO of Intuitive Intelligence is an Internal Medicine physician and corporate communication consultant who empowers people toward better health by teaching them practical communication tools to strengthen their relationships, ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • Who Benefits From Film and Television Tax Incentives

    Politicians on the left and the right have agreed to funnel hundreds of millions in tax credits and even direct payouts to keep producers happy. In Maryland, a recommendation from the state's budget office that the temporary film incentives program be ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • 5 Colleges With Data Breaches Larger Than Sony's in 2014

    In March 2014, more than 300,000 student, faculty and staff records were compromised at University of Maryland. Though no financial, medical or academic records were compromised, the breach did include names, birth dates, university ID numbers and ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • Prosecutors Seek To Deny Adnan Syed's Appeal In 'Serial' Case

    With standard court appeals exhausted, Syed's defense turned to the Maryland Court of Special Appeals a year ago (before the podcast began) with an application for leave to appeal to win his release. The defense, now led by C. Justin Brown, argued that ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • This Scent Will Make You Trust People More, According To Science

    Lavender essential oil produces a mild calming and sedative affect, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center, and has been used to ease anxiety, depression, insomnia and fatigue. One brain-scanning study by Wesleyan University researchers ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • Institute of Medicine Urges Broader Sharing of Clinical Trial Data

    Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently proposed new rules to clarify requirements for researchers to post findings on a federal repository known as And in a few instances, the NIH has “strongly encouraged ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • CDC chief: Why I have hope about 2015 Ebola fight

    In my travels, I met so many health care workers, selfless public health heroes working side-by-side to fight the virus. And I met survivors, still reeling from loss of family members, whose stories fill us all with hope. In all three countries, the ...

    Fox News 3 years, 4 months ago
  • How Losing Helps You Win

    The misguided self-esteem movement began with the best intentions. In the 1990s, a group of California-based psychologists recognized a link between self-esteem and successful students. They erroneously came to the conclusion that high self-esteem led ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • Crime at the Top 100 Colleges in the US

    Every year, parents send their kids off to college with the expectation that they will be receiving their education in a safe environment. However, the reality is that college can be a dangerous place for students. Beyond sex, drugs and alcohol, campus ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • Budget Shortfalls Could Stop Republican Governors From Keeping Big Promises

    Seven of them are new: Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas, Doug Ducey in Arizona, Bruce Rauner in Illinois, Charlie Baker in Massachusetts, Larry Hogan in Maryland, Pete Ricketts in Nebraska, and Greg Abbott in Texas. Hutchinson, Hogan, Rauner and Baker seized ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • Wooden Watch: And the list shrinks

    As you do so, it's worth noting that players can (and will) move on and off the official list between now and when the committee further narrows the field in March -- just as some players (such as Ohio State's D'Angelo Harrison and Maryland's Melo ...

    ESPN 3 years, 4 months ago
  • To NIPT or Not to NIPT? That Is the Question

    There are many conversations had between an expectant mother and her prenatal care provider -- for the most part, these are positive in nature and revolve around ensuring the health of both the patient and her unborn child. However, for every positive ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • House moves toward vote on blocking immigration actions, White House ...

    But House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., who also was in the meeting, called Republicans' approach "indefensible" and "irresponsible." Democrats, and ... In a statement on Monday, the White House said the administration “strongly opposes ...

    Fox News 3 years, 4 months ago
  • What's happening in 2016: Romney and everyone else

    Jeb Bush spent his time locking in support from the Republican establishment's top GOP donors, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney set fire to the political world on Friday when he signaled to a roomful of donors that he's seriously ...

    CNN 3 years, 4 months ago
  • ObamaCare Opt-Out Act: Let all Americans make their own health care decisions

    While this annual ritual leaves most people confused, depressed and overwhelmed, many will be faced with the additional step this year of paying hundreds or thousands of dollars if they chose not to purchase health insurance under ObamaCare for 2014.

    Fox News 3 years, 4 months ago
  • The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: : Because getting pregnant ...

    Failure to accommodate pregnant women in the workplace can put their health in danger, in addition to the health of their babies," said Dr. Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, FACOG, University of Massachusetts, Medical School/UMass Memorial Health ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • 3 Ways to Find Your Exercise Sweet Spot

    Learn more useful information about stress and your health! Pre-order our forthcoming 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, 4 months ago
  • Centcom hack: Military tightens password security

    The hacker group may be the same one that is under FBI investigation for hijacking the websites or Twitter feeds of media outlets in the last month, including a Maryland television station and a New Mexico newspaper. The intrusion on the military ...

    Fox News 3 years, 4 months ago
  • Obama N'est Pas Charlie

    Why, oh why, didn't President Obama march in solidarity with world leaders in Paris on Sunday? Or at least send Joe Biden in his stead? As Woody Allen said, "80% of success is showing up." And President Obama knows that. He told Chuck Todd last ... 3 years, 4 months ago
  • Rand Paul Names Top Campaign Aide, Launches 3-State Tour

    Mr. Paul has tapped for his political team GOP strategist Chip Englander, who had managed the successful 2014 campaign of Republican Bruce Rauner for governor of Illinois – one of the biggest upsets in the GOP midterm election sweep of the nation. The ... 3 years, 4 months ago