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  • Limiting a doctor's options [Commentary]

    Limiting a doctor's options [Commentary]
    As physicians in training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, we are deeply concerned about the consequences that Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. will have on our ability to provide comprehensive, quality health care to our patients. Under the Hobby Lobby...
  • Historic Annapolis hosts chocolate, wine tasting at William Paca House

    Rich, spicy, nutty and a hint of banana? "There's definitely an underlying banana in there. You can taste the spice. You can tell there's something else in there." Gail Benson's hunch about banana was wrong, but chocolate made by hand using Colonial-era...
  • Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision is a slap in the face to women

    Today’s Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, which puts the religious beliefs of an employer above the medical needs of female employees, is head-shakingly bad. And not just for women and their families. It’s bad for anyone who works for...
  • Chemists discover secret to dark chocolate's health benefits

    Chemists discover secret to dark chocolate's health benefits
    For years, chocolate lovers have remained blissfully unaware of the precise reason bittersweet dark chocolate seems to improve cardiovascular health. At least until, now that is. On Tuesday, researchers at meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS)...
  • Can a chocolate pill help prevent heart attacks?

    Can a chocolate pill help prevent heart attacks?
    For those who believe in the power of chocolate comes the start of a new study. Researchers will look into whether certain ingredients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.   But before you start digging into your stash of...
  • Mars to buy pet brands from Procter & Gamble for $2.9 billion

    Mars to buy pet brands from Procter & Gamble for $2.9 billion
    Confectionary giant Mars Inc. is buying most of Procter & Gamble's pet food business for $2.9 billion, a move that will shore up the company's growing pet care business. The all-cash deal will add the Iams, Eukanuba and Natura brands in North America...
  • Skittles production coming to plant in Yorkville

    Skittles production coming to plant in Yorkville
    Wrigley plans to start making Skittles in Yorkville, expanding its plant there and adding 75 full-time manufacturing jobs, the candy maker plans to announce on Wednesday. The decision to make Skittles in Yorkville, about 50 miles southwest of Chicago,...
  • Chocolate Candies Poised To Clash On Super Bowl Ad Field

    Amid the tackles, blocks and hits, the Super Bowl may also be the setting for some sweet competition. For the first time in years, two different candy advertisers will take the field when Fox broadcasts Super Bowl XLVIII February 2nd from New Jersey's...
  • FDA proposes tougher rules on pet food safety

    FDA proposes tougher rules on pet food safety
    The government on Friday moved to protect America's pets by proposing tougher rules for how their food is manufactured. The new Food and Drug Administration regulations would establish production guidelines to help prevent harmful bacteria and other...
  • Rainforest Action Network to PepsiCo, General Mills: Stop killing orangutans

    Rainforest Action Network to PepsiCo, General Mills: Stop killing orangutans
    The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
  • Caffeine and kids: A safe mix?

    Caffeine and kids: A safe mix?
    Caffeine-infused waffles and maple syrup are promoted as energizing alternatives to a morning mug of coffee. But the recent craze of adding caffeine to a range of kid-friendly snack foods — including popcorn, chewing gum, candy bars, mints,...
  • Think carrots, not candy as school snack, group suggests

    Think carrots, not candy as school snack, group suggests
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Junk food may soon be hard to buy at American public schools as the U.S. government readies new rules requiring healthier foods to be sold beyond the cafeteria - a move most parents support, according to a poll released on Thursday....