MarylandBaltimoreDistrict of Columbia: A federal area located between Maryland and Virginia on the Potomac river; it is coextensive with Washington, D.C., which is the capital of the United States.VirginiaPfiesteria piscicida: A dinoflagellate with a life cycle that includes numerous flagellated, amoeboid, and encysted stages. Both the flagellated and amoeboid forms produce toxins which cause open wounds on fish. Pfiesteria piscicida feeds on tissue sloughed from these wounds, as well as on bacteria and algae. It is found in Atlantic estuaries of the United States.Assisted Living Facilities: A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living. (www.alfa.org)Rate Setting and Review: A method of examining and setting levels of payments.National Cancer Institute (U.S.): Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. Through basic and clinical biomedical research and training, it conducts and supports research with the objective of cancer prevention, early stage identification and elimination. This Institute was established in 1937.Provider-Sponsored Organizations: Entities sponsored by local hospitals, physician groups, and other licensed providers which are affiliated through common ownership or control and share financial risk whose purpose is to deliver health care services.Government Agencies: Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.PhilippinesSupreme Court Decisions: Decisions made by the United States Supreme Court.Judicial Role: The kind of action or activity proper to the judiciary, particularly its responsibility for decision making.Liability, Legal: Accountability and responsibility to another, enforceable by civil or criminal sanctions.Malpractice: Failure of a professional person, a physician or lawyer, to render proper services through reprehensible ignorance or negligence or through criminal intent, especially when injury or loss follows. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Hawaii: A group of islands in Polynesia, in the north central Pacific Ocean, comprising eight major and 114 minor islands, largely volcanic and coral. Its capital is Honolulu. It was first reached by Polynesians about 500 A.D. It was discovered and named the Sandwich Islands in 1778 by Captain Cook. The islands were united under the rule of King Kamehameha 1795-1819 and requested annexation to the United States in 1893 when a provisional government was set up. Hawaii was established as a territory in 1900 and admitted as a state in 1959. The name is from the Polynesian Owhyhii, place of the gods, with reference to the two volcanoes Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, regarded as the abode of the gods. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p493 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p2330)Psychiatry: The medical science that deals with the origin, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders.Asian Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.JapanRecreation: Activity engaged in for pleasure.Autopsy: Postmortem examination of the body.Cerebral Hemorrhage: Bleeding into one or both CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES including the BASAL GANGLIA and the CEREBRAL CORTEX. It is often associated with HYPERTENSION and CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA.Journalism: The collection, preparation, and distribution of news and related commentary and feature materials through such media as pamphlets, newsletters, newspapers, magazines, radio, motion pictures, television, and books. While originally applied to the reportage of current events in printed form, specifically newspapers, with the advent of radio and television the use of the term has broadened to include all printed and electronic communication dealing with current affairs.Beauty: Characteristics or attributes of persons or things which elicit pleasurable feelings.Bibliometrics: The use of statistical methods in the analysis of a body of literature to reveal the historical development of subject fields and patterns of authorship, publication, and use. Formerly called statistical bibliography. (from The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Nutritive Value: An indication of the contribution of a food to the nutrient content of the diet. This value depends on the quantity of a food which is digested and absorbed and the amounts of the essential nutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins) which it contains. This value can be affected by soil and growing conditions, handling and storage, and processing.Beauty CultureDental Deposits: Accumulations of microflora that lead to pathological plaque and calculus which cause PERIODONTAL DISEASES. It can be considered a type of BIOFILMS. It is subtly distinguished from the protective DENTAL PELLICLE.Denture Liners: Material applied to the tissue side of a denture to provide a soft lining to the parts of a denture coming in contact with soft tissue. It cushions contact of the denture with the tissues.Internal Medicine: A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.Cholera: An acute diarrheal disease endemic in India and Southeast Asia whose causative agent is VIBRIO CHOLERAE. This condition can lead to severe dehydration in a matter of hours unless quickly treated.Internship and Residency: Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.Vibrio cholerae O1: Strains of VIBRIO CHOLERAE containing O ANTIGENS group 1. All are CHOLERA-causing strains (serotypes). There are two biovars (biotypes): cholerae and eltor (El Tor).Vibrio cholerae: The etiologic agent of CHOLERA.Neoplasms, Second Primary: Abnormal growths of tissue that follow a previous neoplasm but are not metastases of the latter. The second neoplasm may have the same or different histological type and can occur in the same or different organs as the previous neoplasm but in all cases arises from an independent oncogenic event. The development of the second neoplasm may or may not be related to the treatment for the previous neoplasm since genetic risk or predisposing factors may actually be the cause.Breast Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.Cancer Care Facilities: Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.Radiation Oncology: A subspecialty of medical oncology and radiology concerned with the radiotherapy of cancer.Civilization: The distinctly human attributes and attainments of a particular society.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.Cellular Phone: Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
  • Maryland's highest court on Tuesday blocked police in most cases from collecting DNA samples when they arrest suspects in violent crimes and burglaries, dealing a blow to one of Gov. Martin O'Malley 's signature initiatives. (courant.com)
  • Adults who host underage drinking parties can be held civilly liable for injuries caused by a drunken guest, Maryland's highest court ruled unanimously this week in what one lawyer calls a landmark decision. (insurancejournal.com)
  • Maryland's highest court said it won't stay its ruling that poor defendants are entitled to have an attorney present at bail hearings. (wbaltv.com)
  • COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Dr. Wallace D. Loh was appointed Tuesday as president of the University of Maryland's flagship campus in College Park. (diverseeducation.com)
  • ANNAPOLIS -- Police have probable cause to arrest someone for marijuana possession and to search him or her if they clearly smell the drug on the person - even though possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana is not a crime in Maryland, an attorney for the state told Maryland's top court Thursday. (thedailyrecord.com)
  • Newswise - Baltimore, Md. December 6, 2018 - Radiation oncologists at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) are now treating patients with the GammaPod™, a new FDA-cleared radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer. (newswise.com)
  • Please click here for the April 2018 full market report of homes for sale in North Hills, Silver Spring MD . (activerain.com)
  • The state's highest court said immunity depends on whether the suit stems from a governmental decision grounded in policy, such as when to mop floors, or was part of a so-called proprietary function that involves discretion, such as failing to stop a speeding bus for a red light, causing a crash. (washingtonexaminer.com)
  • After a challenge by the Joseph H. Munson Co., Inc., a professional fund-raising firm, the state's highest court ruled that the state's power under the law to approve or disapprove solicitations was tantamount to the power to approve or disapprove speech. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Maryland Attorney General Stephen H. Sachs appealed the ruling to the Supreme Court, arguing that the state's highest court misinterpreted both the law and the Schaumburg decision. (washingtonpost.com)
  • YP advertisers receive higher placement in the default ordering of search results and may appear in sponsored listings on the top, side, or bottom of the search results page. (yellowpages.com)
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  • A powerful day time treatment, Perricone MD's High Potency Amine Complex Face Lift stars the brand's signature DMAE and vitamin C ester, to sculpt, tone, brighten and tighten the appearance of skin - both instantly and over time. (cultbeauty.co.uk)
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  • Granted 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2017, the GammaPod stereotactic radiation therapy system delivers a high dose of radiation to a specific area in the breast, sparing nearby healthy tissue and major organs such as the heart and lungs. (newswise.com)
  • While the decision took place in the Maryland court system, it likely would influence courts in Virginia and the District, as well, Miller said. (washingtonexaminer.com)
  • The transit agency formed by Maryland, Virginia and the District says the protections those governments hold were passed along to Metro as "sovereign immunity" when they formed the agency. (washingtonexaminer.com)
  • This will take you across the Shenandoah River into Virginia and then across the Potomac River into Maryland. (hostels.com)
  • Turn left at the last Maryland exit, before crossing the Potomac River into Virginia. (hostels.com)
  • Following D.C. are the neighboring states of Virginia and Maryland , with college degree-attainment rates of 24.1% and 21.2%, respectively, among their Hispanic adult populations. (pewresearch.org)
  • In 2008, Maryland coordinated efforts with Virginia and the Potomac River Fisheries Commission to reduce stress on the blue crab population through conservation, and by reducing harvests on the female crabs by 34 percent. (somd.com)
  • Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Director Tom O'Connell said the difficult decisions the two governors made has fostered a relationship between Maryland and Virginia, and positive progress forward is evident. (somd.com)
  • Chevy Chase, MD Postmenopausal women who have higher testosterone levels may be at greater risk of heart disease, insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome compared to women with lower testosterone levels, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). (bio-medicine.org)
  • They found that women with the highest testosterone levels in the top 25 percent of this study group were three times as likely to have coronary heart disease compared to women with lower testosterone levels. (bio-medicine.org)
  • People with high blood pressure are 4x more likely to die from a stroke, and 3x more likely to die from heart disease. (umms.org)
  • Untreated high blood pressure can lead to serious diseases, including stroke and heart disease. (your.md)
  • The high court ruled in September that defendants are entitled to state-furnished counsel at initial hearings before a district court commissioner, because the defendant's liberty is at stake. (wbaltv.com)
  • ANNAPOLIS - The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population is at a 19-year high, a significant improvement from several years ago when conservation efforts were put in place. (somd.com)
  • ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A former Maryland county executive serving a sentence for misconduct has made special requests for Cheerios, skim milk, bananas and orange juice. (yahoo.com)
  • Steve Lash covers federal and Maryland appellate courts and the General Assembly's judiciary committees for The Daily Record. (thedailyrecord.com)
  • Starvation or crash dieting, high dietary intake of fructose and consuming foods high in purines all contribute to hyperuricemia risk. (md-health.com)
  • Going to bat for opacity, the Maryland Judiciary has made it harder for the public to find out what officers are doing (or how often they're being sued). (techdirt.com)
  • We tried to identify novel genes associated with very high HDL, found about a hundred genes that could have fit the pattern, then eliminated most of them because they were also found in people with low HDL," says the study's senior author, Michael Miller, MD , professor of cardiovascular medicine, epidemiology & public health at UMSOM, and director of the Center for Preventive Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical Center. (umaryland.edu)
  • The sources included the University of Maryland Preventive Cardiology clinic, the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS), Jackson Heart Study (JHS), Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) and the Old Order Amish population of Lancaster, Pa. (umaryland.edu)
  • Dr. Monica Scheel, MD is a Dermatologist in Kamuela, HI and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. (healthgrades.com)
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  • Lorraine Maita, MD is an award winning physician, speaker and author of "Vibrance for Life: How to Live Younger and Healthier" and can make you slim, sharp, sexy and supercharged. (howtoliveyounger.com)
  • As part of our mission to eliminate cancer, MD Anderson researchers conduct hundreds of clinical trials to test new treatments for both common and rare cancers. (mdanderson.org)
  • University of Maryland radiation oncologist Elizabeth Nichols, MD, explains how the GammaPod, a new FDA-cleared radiation therapy, is now being used to treat women with early-stage breast cancer. (newswise.com)
  • the GammaPod enables this high-precision technology to be used for breast cancer, to target part of the breast. (newswise.com)
  • GammaPod allows us to optimize the use of stereotactic radiosurgery to treat breast cancer," says co-inventor William F. Regine, MD, FACR, FACRO, the Isadore & Fannie Schneider Foxman Endowed Chair and professor of radiation oncology at UMSOM and chief of radiation oncology at UMGCCC. (newswise.com)
  • Maryland teenager Jack Andraka has won several national awards and has spent the past few years enthusiastically promoting his work in exploring diagnostic tools for early detection of pancreatic cancer. (pancan.org)
  • Jack showed in mouse studies that the levels of mesothelin are higher in the bloodstream of mice with pancreatic cancer compared to healthy mice. (pancan.org)
  • There are published scientific studies that show that the majority of people with pancreatic cancer have high levels of mesothelin in their tumors, and many also have mesothelin in the bloodstream. (pancan.org)
  • Many promising biomarkers have worked in the case of cancer where levels are high, but have subsequently failed in tests that aim for early detection. (pancan.org)
  • The court based its decision on a Maryland criminal law that makes it illegal to serve alcohol to underage people outside of immediate family or a religious service. (insurancejournal.com)
  • We have seen cases across the country and now, tragically, here in Maryland, where adults are not able to handle this potent mix of alcohol and caffeine. (mdcoastdispatch.com)
  • In addition, individuals who consume high levels of alcohol or live a stressful lifestyle are more prone to experiencing much severe metabolic derangements. (md-health.com)
  • In the interest of open leadership and optimism for the future, the work by Ted Eytan, MD is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License , 2008-2020. (tedeytan.com)
  • Overall, the District of Columbia has the highest college degree attainment rate among Hispanic adults, with 36.2% of those ages 25 and older holding a bachelor's degree, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2011 American Community Survey. (pewresearch.org)
  • The four-night home-based experience of using MD Logic AP was associated with reduced worries of hypoglycaemia, high level of satisfaction, and increased perceived ease of use of the new technology in children, adolescents, and adults. (hindawi.com)
  • BERLIN - In the wake of a terrible tragedy that claimed the life of an Eastern Shore woman last weekend, local, state and federal officials this week called for an immediate ban on certain high-octane alcoholic beverages being marketed and sold to young adults. (mdcoastdispatch.com)
  • The community is roughly bounded by the Patuxent River border between Howard and Prince George's county Maryland Route 216, and I-95. (wikipedia.org)
  • To get here from Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, take Route 340 East/North for about 4 miles towards Maryland. (hostels.com)
  • Perricone MD is a three-tier skincare and wellness system that consists of an anti-inflammatory diet, essential dietary supplements, and potent topical skincare solutions backed by powerful ingredients, cutting-edge research, and extensive clinical and consumer studies. (sephora.com)
  • Can't breaking up the medical cartel, training more physicians, and lowering MD salaries be part of the discussion for health care reform? (wallstreetpit.com)
  • We need to attract the best and brightest to careers in medicine and help practicing physicians continue to provide high quality patient care. (wallstreetpit.com)
  • The analysis of sepsis reported in the fiscal year 2012 also identified a higher than expected number of hospital-acquired sepsis cases at both Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, and Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. (daggerpress.com)
  • The MHCC analysis released Friday confirmed that the Upper Chesapeake Health hospitals had among the highest rates of reported sepsis cases in the state for the fiscal year 2012, based on 885 cases reported at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and 346 at Harford Memorial. (daggerpress.com)
  • In the fiscal year 2012, the number of such cases identified at the Upper Chesapeake Health hospitals (50 combined for both hospitals) was "higher than would be expected given the volume and patient mix" at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and Harford Memorial, according to Steffen. (daggerpress.com)
  • Our study demonstrates that having a low 10-year estimated cardiovascular disease risk does not eliminate the risk posed by elevated LDL over the course of a lifetime,' said lead study author Shuaib Abdullah, MD, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Veteran's Affairs North Texas Healthcare System in Dallas, Texas, in a statement . (mdmag.com)
  • Additionally, the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study is not a population-based study, and participants are of higher socioeconomic groups and have lower 10-year cardiovascular risk compared with the overall US population. (mdmag.com)
  • Jim Reiter from the Maryland Hospital Association said that there's not one dominating stance among the 47 member hospitals, including Meritus Medical Center, that belong to the association. (go.com)
  • Maryam Tarsa, MD ,with the Department of Reproductive Medicine, talks about when a C-section should be performed, the procedure's health risks and the possibility of a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) for future pregnancies. (ucsd.edu)