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  • Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl's body is not 'normal' or 'average'

    Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl's body is not 'normal' or 'average'
    Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl walked onto the Miss USA stage in a bikini and platform heels, and women all over the U.S. cheered a woman they felt looked "normal." Then she lost. Still, Diehl's fame seems to have eclipsed that of winner Nia Sanchez, Miss...
  • Seeing colorblindness through her son's eyes

    Seeing colorblindness through her son's eyes
    My 7-year-old son has fallen in love with Rainbow Loom, the wildly popular sets of pegs and rubber bands kids use to weave friendship bracelets and necklaces. On a recent weekend, I bought him several new packages of rubber bands, as well as a...
  • Patterson High students participate in White House science fair

    Patterson High students participate in White House science fair
    Countless famous footsteps have crossed the White House's entrance hall, but on Tuesday, some of the country's top science and technology dignitaries had to dodge a hovercraft made of foam and a paper bowl whizzing across the shiny pink-and-white marble....
  • Teens bullying less -- but more are carrying weapons, new study says

    Teens bullying less -- but more are carrying weapons, new study says
    It's hard to imagine a starker good news/bad news scenario than the one spelled out in a new national study on bullying. First, the good: The number of students in 6th through 10th grades who reported being bullied at least twice in a month fell from...
  • Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions

    Private donors commit $65 million to studying youth concussions
    With the focus on concussions in young athletes intensifying across the nation, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a raft of initiatives aimed at preventing mild traumatic brain injury and improving its diagnosis and treatment in children. Readying...
  • Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland

    Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland
    Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina. Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list. After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
  • Chew on this: Help your children develop good dental habits

    Source: NIH News in Health whatdoctorsknow.com Teeth help us bite, chew, speak clearly and smile. Even babies need healthy teeth. But teeth need proper care to stay healthy and strong. It's never too early to start on the path to good dental health....
  • C. Randal Mills to head California's stem cell agency

    C. Randal Mills to head California's stem cell agency
    The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine announced Wednesday that it was appointing C. Randal Mills as the stem cell agency's new president and chief executive officer. Mills, the former chief executive of Columbia, Md.-...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

    Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
    Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks. The Virginia Democrat toured both facilities...
  • Columbia Election Candidate: Jeanne Ketley

    This is one in a series of submitted candidate profiles for the Columbia Association Elections.  The Columbia Association will hold elections on Saturday, April 26. During the elections, Columbia residents who pay the Columbia Association assessed fee...
  • Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals

    Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals
    Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy. Bahadori's years working for consulting, advocacy and lobbying firms...