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  • Employers invest more in workplace wellness

    Employers invest more in workplace wellness
    Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that has helped in her job leading employee training for 1st Mariner Bank. "Being in front of a classroom of people … I don't feel...
  • Medifast to close 8 weight loss centers, sell more

    Medifast to close 8 weight loss centers, sell more
    Owings Mills-based Medifast Inc. said Friday that it plans to close eight "under-performing" weight loss centers by the end of the month and sell some of its other centers next year, part of a push toward franchising as the performance of its company-...
  • Annapolis doctor teaches how to have a healthy mindset

    Annapolis doctor teaches how to have a healthy mindset
    Annapolis physician and nutritional intervention expert Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen wants to help Americans take back their health with his new book, "Discover Your Optimal Health." The book, which came out this summer, reached the New York Times best-...
  • Medifast trims workforce by less than 3 percent

    Medifast trims workforce by less than 3 percent
    Owings Mills-based Medifast Inc. has laid off 24 employees, less than 3 percent of its 860-person workforce, over the past few weeks as the weight loss system company reviewed staffing levels, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Medifast makes and sells...
  • Medifast to start collect sales tax on online purchases

    Medifast to start collect sales tax on online purchases
    Medifast, a maker of weight-loss food products in Owings Mills, said it will begin collecting sales and use taxes on all Internet sales where applicable starting in September. The company said it was doing so as more state legislatures and revenue...
  • Corporate boards look to high-profile directors

    Corporate boards look to high-profile directors
    When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine. Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...
  • As Medifast expands, will it outgrow Maryland?

    As Medifast expands, will it outgrow Maryland?
    It's not a matter of "if" but "when." Medifast Inc., the No. 3 manufacturer of weight-loss food products, is growing so quickly in that industry that there will soon come a time when it outgrows its sole production facility in Owings Mills and builds...
  • Neglected livestock find a haven at Howard County manor

    Neglected livestock find a haven at Howard County manor
    Jenny stepped quickly off the trailer into her new home, striding over to Jack, who seemed interested in the fresh arrival. The two donkeys leaned their gray faces toward each other for an instant, then Jack followed her around a bit before Jenny trotted...
  • Kamenetz, council members got dozens of tickets from developers

    Kamenetz, council members got dozens of tickets from developers
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and some County Council members accepted thousands of dollars' worth of tickets to sporting events from developers and others last year, a practice the county has continued to allow in violation of state ethics...
  • Engaged: Jaime Leiner and Brian Gill

    Engaged: Jaime Leiner and Brian Gill
    They were best buddies who didn't want to risk losing their friendship by dating, but then they took the plunge and have been together since. Wedding date: May 27, 2012 Her story: Jaime Leiner, 27, lives in Owings Mills, which is also where she grew up....
  • Bengals vs. Ravens: The picks

    Bengals vs. Ravens: The picks
    Kevin Cowherd Ravens 27, Bengals 17 Joe Flacco loves the no-huddle offense — let's see if it scores points. Ray Lewis looks like the "after" shot in a Medifast ad, but the defense is still plenty good enough to intimidate opponents. Edward Lee...
  • These are my salad days

    These are my salad days
    Can’t wait for the email from The Sun’s finance department asking me why I went to the grocery store every day for three weeks. No big mystery there. I’ve turned over a new leaf – literally – and open each day here at...