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  • Hampton doctor makes gourmet cookies for allergy sufferers

    Hampton doctor makes gourmet cookies for allergy sufferers
    When her 4-month-old son had a life-threatening allergic reaction to formula, Lucy Gibney, a board-certified emergency doctor with a practice in Hampton, started down a new career path. As she and her husband, Paul, struggled to find safe foods for...
  • Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget

    Obama calls for more infrastructure, education spending in U.S. budget
    President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
  • Rebels With a Cause Gala to Honor Tech Titan Larry Ellison

    Tech expert and philanthropist Larry Ellison, co-founder and CEO of enterprise software company Oracle Corp. will be honored at the second annual Rebels With a Cause gala March 20 at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood. The event will feature special...
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • Energy drinks can kill [Letter]

    Energy drinks can kill [Letter]
    Michelle Minton's commentary on Maryland's reasonable bill to stop stores from selling energy drinks to minors is misleading on a key point ("No one cards at Starbucks," Feb. 26). She's simply wrong to claim that the Food and Drug Administration has...
  • What you should know about: Magnesium

    Many Americans take magnesium supplements, which are sometimes marketed as super pills that help a long list of ailments including muscle tension, low energy, and trouble sleeping. But think twice before you reach for this mineral in pill form. "The...
  • State-wide gun ownership tied to suicide deaths

    State-wide gun ownership tied to suicide deaths
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Twice as many Americans commit suicide in states where most households have a gun than in states with low rates of gun ownership, according to a new study. Several studies have linked gun ownership to the risk of suicide by...
  • Help your kids beat a host of weighty issues

    Source: NIH News in Health Kids face a lot of challenges as they grow up: Learning how to make and keep friends, get homework done and have fun while staying safe. But children today are now confronting a growing, oversized problem that puts them at risk...
  • Examining body and mind through medical research

     Examining body and mind through medical research
    The daily deluge of health studies, reports and statistics is often meandering and confusing. After all, sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, snapshots of the American experience are revealed...
  • Global gaps in high blood pressure knowledge, treatment

    Global gaps in high blood pressure knowledge, treatment
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It's the leading contributor to deaths worldwide yet most people with high blood pressure don't know they have the condition and even for those who do, treatment is mostly ineffective, according to a large new study....
  • What you need to know about: Calcium supplements

    Calcium is most effective when it comes from the food you eat. Use our guide to identify convenient sources. Many people take daily calcium supplement pills. However, two studies published in February 2013 add to the concern that regular use of high-dose...