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  • What it's really like on the front lines of the Ebola fight

    Meet Tiffany Walker, M.D., lieutenant commander of the Public Health Service and EIS (epidemic intelligence service) officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She traveled to Sierra Leone in October to work with the infection ...

    Fox News 6 years, 1 month ago
  • New York's Grassroots Triumph

    By banning fracking, Governor Andrew Cuomo has acted to protect his state's citizens from a rapacious industry whose presence would inevitably result in significant health and environmental consequences. It's hard to overstate how important this ... 6 years, 1 month ago
  • The Rise of the Employed Physician

    Around the same time health care reform became a central theme to major media outlets, enormous changes quickly presented themselves to my father's workplace. The community hospital to which he was politically and financially bound was rebranded into ... 6 years, 1 month ago
  • How to Be a Survivor: Flu Season 2014-15

    Each year, the viruses in the shot must be suggested by the scientific community a year in advance. Some years they are right, some years not. Sixty percent of healthy individuals typically become protected from the flu after receiving the influenza ... 6 years, 1 month ago
  • Voice To Voice: Athlete Ally's Jonathan Teinor Talks To Out Athlete Derrick ...

    Topics may include faith, family, health, body, immigration, community, stigma, visibility, economic status, violence, masculinities and femininities, language and more. ... He is a senior Kinesiology major and Spanish minor at the University of ... 6 years, 1 month ago
  • City Life May Be To Blame For Rising Diabetes Rates

    "Our findings indicate that people who leave a rural lifestyle for an urban environment are exposed to high levels of stress and tend to have higher levels of the hormone cortisol," said study co-author Dr. Peter Herbert Kann, M.D. Ph.D. in a press ... 6 years, 1 month ago
  • What Really Matters Today (And Every Day)

    The odds of truly bad things happening to those we love (and ourselves) can be slashed a stunning 80% by using what we know about health promotion and disease prevention. It truly is a ... David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP is having a rough day. 6 years, 1 month ago
  • The 2014 Health Trends We Can't Wait To Leave Behind

    But that doesn't mean a perfectly healthy person can benefit from it. "It's not a very specific absorber of substances. It will absorb anything in your gut, good and bad," Linda Fan, M.D., attending physician in the department of emergency medicine at ... 6 years, 1 month ago
  • Ebola 3.0

    By Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., and Jennifer Sherwood, M.P.H.. The doctors, nurses and other health care workers who responded to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa were recently named Time magazine's "Person of the Year." The courageous individuals ... 6 years, 1 month ago
  • Historic thaw in US, Cuba standoff

    Chris Van Hollen, Gross' Maryland congressman, left Washington at 4 a.m. Wednesday for Cuba, and returned with Gross and his wife, Judy, according to government officials. Gross, speaking at a press conference Wednesday, said he's ... With Gross ...

    CNN 6 years, 1 month ago
  • Cuba releases American Alan Gross, paves way for historic easing of American ...

    Chris Van Hollen, Gross' Maryland congressman, are on the plane with Alan Gross and his wife, Judy, according to government officials. The group of members left at 4 a.m. ET Wednesday from Washington for Cuba. ... With Gross' health in decline, a ...

    CNN 6 years, 1 month ago
  • Women Seize More of Middle-earth in 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'

    Verlyn Flieger, a Tolkien expert and retired University of Maryland professor who teaches online courses for Signum University, told Speakeasy that she doesn't care for Jackson's approach to adapting Tolkien's work, but she concedes that the filmmaker ... 6 years, 1 month ago
  • 7 Ways to Cure a 'Serial' Hangover

    Now that the final episode of “Serial” has been released, do you find yourself going through withdrawal? Does the lingering uncertainty of Adnan's innocence, Jay's actual involvement, and Don's mysterious appearance leave a hole in your heart? Do you ... 6 years, 1 month ago
  • Hasidic hipster band Zusha hopes to bring people of all faiths closer to God

    NEW YORK – They may share the same long beards, curly pe'ot (sidelocks) and come from a similar Hasidic background, but don't call Zusha the next Matisyahu. While they site the Jewish reggae singer as one of their inspirations, this bearded band of ...

    Fox News 6 years, 1 month ago