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  • Medical Diplomacy Against Global Turmoil: Battling Tsunamis, Earthquakes and ...

    The Obama administration argues that this is not just a medical crisis but a national security threat, since the disease has the potential to cripple already unstable African societies and create conditions where extremists can thrive. So the brave ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • Shaneka Nicole Thompson's Life Matters Too

    ... is clear that the Baltimore-Sun's http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-co-owings-mills-shooting-20141220-story.html#page=1 initial reports were true; the killing of the officers was not an isolated incident, although many national media ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • A Movement of Love and for Non-Violence

    When violence like this is prevented and assailants are apprehended, police officers get to be the heroes -- but this weekend, two officers became victims. My heart goes out to the surviving victim in Maryland, to the families of Rafael Ramos and ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • It's Christmas In New York Again

    Then, last weekend, an EDP -- that's cop speak for "emotionally disturbed person" -- traveled from Maryland to Brooklyn and gunned down two cops sitting in their police cruiser. He had previously shot his girlfriend in Maryland and instagrammed that ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • These 2016 long-shots think they can win?

    Politicians who would draw blank stares from most Americans are toying -- sometimes openly -- with the idea of a run, gunning for a chance to take on the biggest names in politics and to defy the odds and end up in the White House. On the Republican ...

    CNN 4 years, 9 months ago
  • "Justice for All" Should Embrace Black America's Neglected Health Disparities

    Peter Hotez MD PhD is Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. He is also President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, University Professor at Baylor ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • With Urban Hospitals in Decline, One Hospital Changes the Rules of the Game

    No, this has nothing to do with the false political threats that this outcome was an inevitable result of Obamacare. The truth is that ... In 2001, a major hospital closure in Washington, D.C. pushed patients into ERs in neighboring Maryland counties ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • Tesla To Reveal Upgrade To Original Roadster This Week

    In October, Michigan passed a law banning direct sales of Tesla, a controversial regulation already in effect in New Jersey, Texas, Arizona and Maryland. Backed by car dealership associations, the law prevents car manufacturers from selling vehicles ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • Why Asian Americans Are At A Disadvantage When It Comes To Diabetes

    In light of this fact, the American Diabetes Association now recommends screening Asian Americans for the disease at a BMI of 23, which is technically a "healthy" BMI level. The recommendation was published online Tuesday in a new position paper, and ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • Obamacare Sign-Ups Reach 6.4 Million

    Enrollments via the federally run Obamacare health insurance exchanges on HealthCare.gov surged leading up to a big deadline last week and reached almost 6.4 million after the first month of sign-ups, the Department of Health and Human Services ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • At Christmas, I Am Grateful for Good Leadership

    Dr. Lorenzo Cohen of MD Anderson, Dr. David Katz at Yale, Dr. Walter Willet at Harvard, and acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak, and New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker also contribute greatly to cancer prevention efforts, These are ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • Politics Counts: GOP Has Chance to 'Fall in Love' With 2016 Nominee

    There is clearly room to grow in the numbers for former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, current New Hampshire Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. They all have high “don't know” numbers, but they would probably need Mrs. Clinton to ...

    blogs.wsj.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • Maine entrepreneur builds sleek ship, but will military buy it?

    But Sancoff's design is at least worth a look, even if it turns out to be unfit for military use, said retired Vice Adm. Pete Daly, CEO of the U.S. Naval Institute, an independent, nonpartisan organization in Annapolis, Maryland. "The high ground for ...

    Fox News 4 years, 9 months ago
  • 12 Secrets to Avoid Santa's Waistline

    Do not use the holidays as an excuse to put health on the back burner. 3. Keep A Log: Weigh yourself everyday. Self-monitoring is an effective tool. 4. Survey The Entire Buffet Before Serving Yourself: People eat less when they know what to expect. 5.

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • 5 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues

    If all the holiday displays of red and green have left you feeling bluer than blue, take heart because you are not alone. While no formal studies have been conducted on the incidence of the "holiday blues," a mental health expert I recently talked to ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • 22 indicted in multistate dog-fighting ring

    BALTIMORE – Authorities say they've broken up a violent, multistate dog-fighting ring involving hundreds of dogs forced into brutal combat. Authorities said Monday that a Baltimore grand jury returned indictments against 22 people involved in the ring ...

    Fox News 4 years, 9 months ago
  • Gay "Agenda" Not Even Close When It Comes to Religious Persecution

    Catholic Maryland allowed religious freedom for some Protestants, but had the death penalty if they denied things such as the Incarnation or the Trinity. Puritans from Virginia fled to Maryland for freedom and then once they had it helped Anglicans ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • GOP report: Top IRS official considered admitting targeting before 2012 ...

    “I am beginning to wonder whether I should do [the hearing] and affirmatively use it to put a stake in politics and c4,” Miller told his chief of staff, Nikole Flax, in a June 2012 email obtained by the House Committee on Oversight and Government ...

    Fox News 4 years, 9 months ago
  • Police Unions 'Standing Down' After Controversial Comments In Wake Of NYPD ...

    Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the man who killed the two officers, shot his former girlfriend in Maryland before heading up to New York and killing Liu and Ramos on Saturday. Before his rampage, Brinsley put a photo on Instagram, threatening to put "wings on pigs ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com 4 years, 9 months ago
  • 2016 presidential race: Republicans should take cue from Elizabeth Warren

    Health care is too expensive—as are so many other things—and banks do abuse most Americans, because Democrats have cynically supported monopolies for those who generously contribute to their political campaigns. Those monopolies enrich friends of the ...

    Fox News 4 years, 9 months ago