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Understanding your electronic medical records

The days when doctors riffled through a folder bulging with papers to find crucial information about a...

More Democrats crack open door for Biden presidential run

More prominent Democrats on Sunday cracked open the door for Vice President Joe Biden to enter the...

Louisiana trooper dies after being shot in head

A Louisiana trooper has died after being shot in the head by a man who told him,...

Wall Street pares dramatic losses in turbulent action

Wall Street dropped on Monday in tumultuous action, but stocks managed to rebound sharply from much heavier...

University of Texas considers moving Confederate statues on campus

A panel at the University of Texas recommended moving to museums or leaving in place, with notes...

Questions abound in police shooting death of black Texas teen

Texas police on Sunday were trying to figure out what prompted a black teenager to smash his...

Hurricane Katrina forced their church from New Orleans, but a congregation’s remarkable journey kept them together in Texas

Hurricane Katrina forced their church from New Orleans, but a congregation’s remarkable journey kept them together in Texas

In the wee hours of Aug. 28, 2005, New Orleans native June Lemon grabbed her church phone directory and hastily dialed more than 50 households with an urgent message.

“Pack your clothes for three days, not more than three days, one bag per person,” Lemon said, then told them to be at the church no later than 8 a.m.

A Category 5 tropical cyclone was set to hit New Orleans in less than 24 hours. Anxiety spread. Would Hurricane Katrina …

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More Democrats crack open door for Biden presidential run

More Democrats crack open door for Biden presidential run

More prominent Democrats on Sunday cracked open the door for Vice President Joe Biden to enter the race for the Democratic presidential nomination as party front-runner Hillary Clinton battled questions over her use of a private email server.

California Governor Jerry Brown told NBC’s Meet the Press program that, if he were Biden, he would give “very serious consideration” to a presidential run.

Brown said the email saga …

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Bobbi Kristina Brown buried next to her mother

Bobbi Kristina Brown buried next to her mother

Family and friends gathered at a cemetery Monday to pay their final respects to Bobbi Kristina Brown as she was buried next to her mother, singer Whitney Houston.

Police closed the road into Fairview Cemetery for the private ceremony. Outside the cemetery, well-wishers gathered to wave to the motorcade and hold up pictures.

The casket holding the 22-year-old daughter of Houston and singer Bobby Brown arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport shortly before 10 a.m. and made …

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Bill Cosby: New York Mag cover features 35 of comedian’s accusers

Bill Cosby: New York Mag cover features 35 of comedian’s accusers

New York Magazine has published an explosive cover story chronicling the stories of nearly three dozen women accusing Bill Cosby of rape or sexual assault.

The cover itself features 35 of the 46 women who have come forward publicly. The magazine said it spent six months interviewing each of Cosby’s accusers separately, “and yet their stories have remarkable similarities, in everything from their descriptions of the incidents to the way they felt in the aftermath.”

Joyce Emmons, a former comedy …

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Understanding your electronic medical records

Understanding your electronic medical records

The days when doctors riffled through a folder bulging with papers to find crucial information about a patient’s medical history are disappearing.

Today, health care providers at many physician practices, hospitals and health systems across America rely on electronic medical records that give the medical team, patients and their family members easy access to the same critical data.

Advocates note that EMRs make it easier for providers and patients to access health information, check test results, manage drug prescriptions, track …

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Chronic marijuana use in teens not linked to later health issues

Chronic marijuana use in teens not linked to later health issues

The study’s results show no differences in any of the mental or physical health outcomes that were measured regardless of the amount or frequency of marijuana use during adolescence.

A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Rutgers University has indicated that smoking marijuana in your teens is not linked to later mental and physical health issues as numerous studies have previously claimed.

In the wake of the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in the …

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Ko wins Canadian tournament in playoff

Ko wins Canadian tournament in playoff

Lydia Ko won the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open for the third time and first as a professional Sunday, beating Stacy Lewis with a par on the first hole of a playoff.

The 18-year-old Ko finished with an even-par 72 to match Lewis at 12-under 276 at Vancouver Golf Club. Lewis, also a playoff loser this year in the ANA Inspiration, had a 67.

”This feels amazing,” Ko said. ”I had an amazing week. … To play good golf in front …

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Robert Griffin III returns to practice following concussion

Robert Griffin III returns to practice following concussion

Robert Griffin III returned to practice Sunday, three days after the Washington quarterback left the Redskins’ exhibition game against the Detroit Lions because of a concussion.

Griffin fully participated in individual, 7 on 7 and 11 on 11 drills during the approximately 2-hour session at Redskins Park.

“He was cleared for non-contact activity today,” coach Jay Gruden said. “He’ll be checked by a neurosurgeon later this week to determine whether he’ll be cleared for (Saturday’s game against the …

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Reviews

2016 Buick Verano

2016 Buick Verano

The Buick Verano was a timely addition to GM’s premium-brand lineup. Buick decided to take an existing GM architecture, and make...

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2016 Hyundai Equus

2016 Hyundai Equus

The Hyundai Equus gives the South Korean automaker a place at the executive-luxury table. While it can’t compete with the best...

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2016 Subaru Legacy

2016 Subaru Legacy

The 2016 Subaru Legacy is no longer the specialty sedan it was in the past, and it’s only time before mainstream...

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Other News

Ko wins Canadian tournament in playoff

Lydia Ko won the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open for the third time and first as...

Aug 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Hurricane Katrina forced their church from New Orleans, but a congregation’s remarkable journey kept them together in Texas

In the wee hours of Aug. 28, 2005, New Orleans native June Lemon grabbed her...

Aug 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Understanding your electronic medical records

The days when doctors riffled through a folder bulging with papers to find crucial information...

Aug 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Robert Griffin III returns to practice following concussion

Robert Griffin III returned to practice Sunday, three days after the Washington quarterback left the...

Aug 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

More Democrats crack open door for Biden presidential run

More prominent Democrats on Sunday cracked open the door for Vice President Joe Biden to...

Aug 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Louisiana trooper dies after being shot in head

A Louisiana trooper has died after being shot in the head by a man who...

Aug 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

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