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Brain Talk
9:45 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Brain Talk - Understanding the Relationship Between Sleep and Chronic Pain

Understanding the Relationship Between Sleep and Chronic Pain - 12/5/13

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A Blue View
7:57 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

The Battle to Save Sharks - 12/3/13

When Maryland became the first East Coast state to ban the sale, trade, and distribution of shark fins into law, it served as a much-needed victory for these essential ocean-dwellers. However, sharks are still facing an uphill battle.

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Weekly Commentary
7:51 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Carmela Coyle - December 3, 2013

Carmela Coyle is the President & CEO of the Maryland Hospital Association (MHA), a position she has held since July 2008. MHA is the advocate for Maryland hospitals, health systems, and the communities and patients they serve. In her role, Carmela is sharpening the association’s focus on advocacy and public policy. Quality and patient safety is a priority, where she is helping hospitals make health care in Maryland the safest in the nation. She is currently leading an effort to rethink the future of payment in Maryland and to both preserve and modernize Maryland’s Medicare waiver for the next 30 years. In addition to her post at MHA, Carmela also serves on the Board of the Maryland Patient Safety Center, the Maryland Healthcare Education Institute, and PRIME, MHA’s shared services organization.

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Cellar Notes
7:43 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

12/4/13 - Southwest France

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Chateau Peyros, Madiran 2008 $ *1/2   
(Tannat/cab suav in a rustic format)

Gordeyant Cahors 2011 ** $  
(The original Malbec, with depth and finesse)

Domaine Les Haut de Riquets "Diablerie", Cotes du Duras 2011 * $
(Mostly merlot with a touch of malbec)

Chateau K, Begerac 2009 *** $$  
(A delicious "bordeaux on steroids")

**Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Wine World.  See sponsor tab.
 

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The First Five Years
4:33 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

The First Five Years: Approaches to Learning

Credit Maryland Family Network

From birth, children are intensely engaged in learning how to learn. They are propelled by motivation, attitudes, and habits that experts call "approaches to learning."

Child Development Tracker from PBS Parents provides age-specific suggestions for nurturing your child’s curiosity, persistence, problem solving, and imagination.  Select your child’s age and then click on “Approaches to Learning.”

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Headlines
8:37 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Mizeur To Accept Public Financing, Douglas Eyes AG’s Race, and Baltimore’s Strategic Plan

Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur
Credit mdfriendofhillary via flickr

Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur will be the first gubernatorial candidate in 20 years to take part in Maryland’s public-financing system. Republican lawyer Richard Douglas eyes the Attorney General’s race. Plus: Baltimore’s strategic plan to improve its business climate, the “Bay Barometer,” and more.

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The Morning Economic Report
7:30 am
Wed December 4, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 12/4/13

Humanities Connection
7:46 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Humanities Connection - #GivingTuesday: The Power of Giving

  December 3rd is the second annual Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving at the start of the holiday season.  This year the city of Baltimore has joined the effort for "Bmore Gives More," and hopes to claim the title of the most generous city in America.  Aaron Heinsman, MHC’s Director of Development, reflects on human generosity, why people donate to charity, and the unexpected benefits of giving.

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Radio Kitchen
3:03 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

#1211 - Croquettes

December 3, 2013 - Radio Kitchen - Croquettes

Welcome to Radio Kitchen, I'm Al Spoler.  During my recent trip to Spain, I kept encountering a type of food that grew on me every time I tried it.  It was the "croqueta," meaning of course, "croquette."  I never knew what was going to be inside these little fried shapes.  Sometimes it was seafood, sometimes it was cheese.  There were pork croquettes, and something like black bean croquettes.  And Chef Jerry Pelligrino of the Waterfront Kitchen, we've never talked about these delightful little treats before.

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The First Five Years
1:19 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

The First Five Years: The Promise of Pre-K

Credit Maryland Family Network

  November 6, 2013

Preschool plays an important role in preparing children to succeed in kindergarten.  Publicly funded pre-K helps ensure that children of all income levels have access to preschool.

For more on this topic and others, visit marylandfamilynetwork.org

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