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  • Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist

    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist
    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine pediatric psychologist who was an expert in children's behavioral problems, died of pneumonia Oct. 19 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident was 82. "Tom trained...
  • 'Heads Up' gives great intro to Psychology

    Humans are an enigma, and psychologists are constantly trying to fully comprehend our brains and behavior. "Heads Up Psychology," written by Marcus Weeks with the aid of consultant Dr. John Mildinhall, is one of four new books from DK's new teen...
  • Ekata is a Western-fitness, Eastern-philosophy, no-TV club

    Ekata is a Western-fitness, Eastern-philosophy, no-TV club
    A group of elementary school kids sat cross-legged on the floor, their eyes shut tight, listening to their teacher: How was their day at school? What were they feeling? Could they take a moment to breathe and check in with themselves? Then, their...
  • Return of guerrillas feared as anger grips Mexico over missing students

    IGUALA, Mexico In what some critics believe is a political miscalculation, President Enrique Pena Nieto's government has mustered only tepid action to resolve the case of 43 missing student teachers who disappeared nearly a month ago, hoping the scandal...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 10/24/14

    Today's Birthday (10/24/14). You're especially sexy this month, oozing charm and magnetism (with Sun, New Moon, Solar Eclipse and Venus in your sign). Explore romantic mystery. Contribute to good causes. Your golden touch this year leads to a rise in...
  • Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off

    Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off
    Youth sports long have been seen as a ticket to a college scholarship, and as college costs go ever higher, parents may be putting more pressure on their children to snag some of that cash. "It's become a win-at-all-costs culture," said Jason Sacks,...
  • 'Botso' an inspiring lesson in endurance and optimism

    'Botso' an inspiring lesson in endurance and optimism
    Talk about a life well lived. For Wachtang Korisheli, the star of the embracing documentary "Botso," that would include surmounting a tragic past to become a beloved musician, sculptor, educator and family man. Perhaps most inspiringly, Botso, as he's...
  • Reagan's Goldwater speech: Still great after all these years

    Monday marks the 50th anniversary of private citizen Ronald Reagan's landmark speech in behalf of Barry Goldwater's presidential candidacy in 1964. Reagan's remarks gave meaning to a campaign the establishment had said was a fool's errand, and offered a...
  • Ask the Mompreneur: Boost sales by using the psychology of business

    When you own a business, you're in sales. And when you're in sales, you're in the business of human psychology. Whether you're selling candles on Etsy, peddling T-shirts out of the trunk of your car, or inking million-dollar consulting deals, your...
  • 'Book of Life' Score Represents a Series of Firsts for Composer Gustavo Santaolalla

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The score for "The Book of Life" represents several precedents for two-time Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla: It's his first animated feature; the first time he worked with a large orchestra (90 pieces); and the first...
  • Some U.S. hospitals weigh withholding care to Ebola patients

    CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Ebola crisis is forcing the American healthcare system to consider the previously unthinkable: withholding some medical interventions because they are too dangerous to doctors and nurses and unlikely to help a patient. U....