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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit will drop below $1 trillion for the first time in President Barack Obama's tenure in office, a new report said Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office analysis said the government will run a $845...
Dr. Allan Greissman of Pediatric Critical Care of South Florida dispels some common misconceptions parents may have about their children’s health. 1. Kids in day care get sick more often While it may seem that kids in daycare get sick more often,...
Tags: Asthma, Obesity, Diabetes, Vomiting, Pediatrics
WASHINGTON -- Are we finally controlling health spending? Few issues loom larger in the economic outlook. For years, spiraling health costs -- mainly for Medicare and Medicaid, which serve the elderly and the poor -- have consumed a growing share of the...
The federal government has awarded Maryland $36.5 million for its success at getting children enrolled in government subsidized health programs. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Wednesday that Maryland was among 23 states that was...
America's children seem to be shortchanged on almost every issue we face as a society. Not only are we failing to protect our children from deranged people wielding semi-automatic guns, we're not protecting them from poverty. The rate of child poverty...
As the federal "fiscal cliff" approaches, an important group of Marylanders with a lot on the line has been largely ignored: children. The stakes are immense, because the recession has been hard on Maryland children, with one out of every seven living...
A Baltimore retailer has been ordered by city health officials to stop selling a children's ring, necklace and earrings because the items contain dangerous levels of lead. The Baltimore City Health Department said Tuesday it has issued a nuisance...
Incumbent presidents don't run for reelection simply to preserve first-term accomplishments. Presidents and presidential candidates are men and women of big ambition, driven by the immense self-confidence required to run for the job and a desire to...
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, mother of News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch, has died at her home outside Melbourne, Australia, at the age of 103. The matriarch of the world's most prominent media family was well-known in Australia for her philanthropy, and...
PolitiCalThe state’s largest association of doctors is making a last-ditch attempt to resurrect a popular children’s health program eliminated by Gov. Jerry Brown earlier this year. The California Medical Assn., which represents more than 30,000...
Pardon me while I rant: Are you kidding me? According to a report from the Center for American Progress, about 35 percent of Maryland teachers missed 10 or more days of the 2009-2010 school year. Excuse me? Don't most teachers work 10 months? Don't...
Tags: Family, Politics, University of Michigan, Flu, Lobbying
More than 30 years of scientific research have shown that children do best when raised by two loving, committed parents, regardless of gender. This is the conclusion reached by a comprehensive review of virtually every study on the subject conducted by...
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