| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Under Armour took a huge leap forward in the fast-emerging fitness technology market Thursday with plans for a $150 million acquisition of MapMyFitness, creator of the MapMyRun and MapMyRide mobile applications and websites.
What would be Under Armour'...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
We agree with The Sun's editors that obesity is one of the country's most serious health issues ("A new kind of cola war," Oct. 22). However, targeting soda alone, absent a focus on actions and efforts to achieve healthier diets and lifestyles, will not...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Happiness doesn't come in a red can. Obesity does.
That's the tag line from a commercial that will begin airing soon in the Baltimore area, and it's a not-so-subtle attack on Coca-Cola mounted by a group of local health advocates including Howard County'...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:38 AM
A health watchdog group is releasing a study today that found high levels of a cancer-causing chemical in Pepsi drinks in 10 states, including Maryland.
The Center for Environmental Health commissioned Eurofins Analytical laboratory in Louisiana to...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:55 PM
It's about an hour before showtime, and 16-year-old NicKayla Tucker, of Laurel, is obviously enjoying the last-minute preparations for her NicKayla & Friends concert Saturday at the Comfort Inn in Beltsville.
Dressed in Nike pants and a muscle T-shirt,...
| Jul 3, 2013
Len and Barb Maiolatesi, of Jarrettsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Gina Marie, to Charlie Helms, the son of Charles Ray Helms and Tammy Peak, of Charlotte, N.C.
Maiolatesi is a graduate of North Harford High School and York College...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that's how he remembers it.
Mr. Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn't go so bad at all....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:11 AM
For weeks, my inbox, Twitter timeline and ears have burned.
Readers and colleagues can't stop talking about WC Harlan, a new bar in Remington. The praise has been gushing and unanimous. To them, WC Harlan is a wonder.
But there was something else: The...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:04 AM
It's like a recurring bad dream.
March: Hackers allegedly steal the credit card numbers from 1.5 million Visa and MasterCard customers by breaking into the computer systems of the company's payment processor in New York. The thieves stockpiled the stolen...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:07 PM
The Rev. Edward T. Hill, a Roman Catholic priest and former Navy chaplain, died Feb. 9 of a heart attack at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 78.
The son of a Coca-Cola public relations director and a seamstress, Edward Thomas Hill was born in Baltimore...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Ravens and 49ers will be the main attractions for today's Super Bowl. But many of us will also eagerly take in the clever, witty, emotional or otherwise notable commercials on what is the biggest advertising day of the year.
And we can be sure...
| Jan 27, 2013
You know the beverage industry is running scared when it feels driven to mount an all-out campaign against a New York City law passed last year banning the sale of super-size sodas and sugary drinks. But it's beyond shameless when that effort includes...