They even have a name for it: “nomophobia.” It is the fear of not having your cellphone. According to a study published in “Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking,” nomophobes consider themselves at one with their smartphones.
A new study by Jed Fahey, a nutritional biochemist at Johns Hopkins, and a team of researchers based in Europe and the U.S. suggests that sulforaphane, a compound that is found naturally in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, can reduce some of the harmful effects of Type II diabetes in overweight adults.
Baltimore City ranked the least healthy jurisdiction in the state, followed by several rural counties on the Eastern Shore and Western Maryland, in a report released Tuesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which looked at counties across the country.
Doctors at trauma units around the country use different blood mixtures when performing transfusions on patients. For a long time it was unclear if one combination worked better than another because no one had ever studied the issue.
The people who run the federal government in Washington are whiter, richer, more educated and more liberal than the rest of the country -- which can create a troubling gap between those who govern and those who are governed, according to two Johns Hopkins University political scientists.
But according to Beverly White-Seals, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Howard County - a nonprofit that supports other nonprofits within the county - there is one area where the county is coming up short: philanthropy.