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Fun, fare, ‘fabulousness’ at the VA Ladies’ Night

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:03:00 -0800

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center held its sixth annual Ladies’ Night February 27. The night was filled with fun and fare. The National Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble welcomed guests as they arrived to receive gift bags and pinned with corsages.

Good Counsel, Blake students star in Strathmore performance -- Gazette.Net

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:48:46 -0800

Local high school vocalists will perform Sunday in “West Side Story + Roméo et Juliette” at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda.

Jenkins joins caucus in fight against hunger

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:38:46 -0800

Kansas Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins takes a turn Wednesday at the cutting board at the DC Central Kitchen in Washington. Along with Congressman James McGovern, far left, she is part of the House Hunger Caucus.

Seniors' Hospital and ER Admission Rates Are Higher if They Have Obesity

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:36:53 -0800

Obesity is associated with substantial increases in older adults' hospitalizations, emergency room admissions and use of outpatient health care services, according to a new study of 172,866 Medicare Advantage members throughout the U.S. Results of the one-year study will be presented Thursday at the Endocrine Society's 97th annual meeting in San Diego.

Losing 30 Minutes of Sleep Per Day May Promote Weight Gain and Adversely Affect Blood Sugar Control

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:36:44 -0800

Losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day on weekdays can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism, a new study finds. The results will be presented Thursday, March 5, at ENDO 2015, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in San Diego.

BBC News Team Receives Endocrine Society Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:36:23 -0800

A team of BBC News journalists received the Endocrine Society's annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism, the Society announced today.

The Replacements Reissuing Entire Catalog as Eight-Disc Box Set

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:17:08 -0800

Photo by Chris Tuite Between the free-jazz compositions and their forthcoming North American tour (their first in 25 years, natch), the Replacements have been staying active lately. Since reuniting in 2013, they've played a handful of shows, fueling rumors of a new album in the process. Today, the Replacments have revealed that a different release in the works: an eight-disc box set comprising ...

Congress Facing Huge Pressure To Lift Oil Export Ban

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:16:29 -0800

Congress Facing Huge Pressure To Lift Oil Export Ban

Zac Brown Band Album and Tour, Chris Cornell Song Premiere

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:43:54 -0800

Zac Brown Band has revealed details about their forthcoming studio album, 'Jekyll + Hyde,' which will be released on April 28th

Opinion: How the US Embassy Tweeted to Clear Beijing’s Air

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:41:43 -0800

When the U.S. Embassy in Beijing started tweeting data from an air-quality monitor, no one could have anticipated its far-reaching consequences. The post Opinion: How the US Embassy Tweeted to Clear Beijing’s Air appeared first on WIRED .

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