| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Message from Bruce Bereano to rival Annapolis lobbyists: Forget about scooping up his clients. He's not dying. He's just on a diet.
The prominent Annapolis arm-twister has dropped 61 pounds in seven months. He feels better than ever, but fellow lobbyists...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 5:21 AM
Even if the size of Maryland government never shrinks, the size of some lawmakers does.
The big news coming out of Crisfield, where Maryland politicos gathered Wednesday for the annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake: Medifast is catching on with...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:33 AM
Some things to consider if you're still on the fence about heading to Crisfield today for the 35th annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake.
The weather: Triple-digit heat index.
The crowd: It's an off election year, so some politicians, including...
| Aug 14, 2011
Gary Bacon spotted a Web designer job posting online several months ago and shot an email to a recruiter at Medifast Inc. But that was just the beginning.
Bacon connected with a recruiter, Caitlin Goldstein, and the conversation moved to Twitter. They...
| Dec 31, 2011
Investors had plenty to keep them jittery in 2011. There were the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, economic woes in Europe, and, here at home, politically tinged fiscal showdowns in Washington over deep government spending cuts.
Still, the stock market...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Medifast Inc., an Owings Mills-based maker and provider of weight-loss programs, said Thursday it would replace its chief executive officer next week with the company's board chairman.
The employment agreement for Michael S. McDevitt, the current CEO,...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 3:39 AM
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 50 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight, with a low temperature around 35 degrees.
FROM LAST NIGHT...
McDevitt out as CEO of Medifast: Medifast Inc., an Owings Mills-based...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Donni Alvarenga, Orlando
Height: 5 feet, 6 inches
Initial weight: 221
Current weight: 164
Pounds lost: 57
For Donni Alvarenga, losing more than 50 pounds was all about saving face. "I am driven by accountability," said the 37-year-...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Sell your oven. Empty your cupboards. There's no need for a mixer or food processor. Keep the fridge for drinks, and maybe the blender. Eating has never been easier.
The trick? Bars, bars and more bars.
Vegan, chocolate, gluten-free, low-glycemic,...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:13 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a head-to-head comparison with a traditional diet, people who stuck to a diet of portion-controlled packaged foods lost almost twice as much weight as those who only got advice on how to trim calories, according to a new...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Dieters have weighed in on their favorite weight loss plans, and this month’s Consumer Reports has the score. After tallying more than 9,000 surveys, magazine editors found that a high-tech app and a caveman approach were respondents favorite ways...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Looking for a new diet plan? Then you might want to take a look at the diet ratings from weight-loss experts who ranked the best diets for U.S. News. Weight Watchers topped the list as the No. 1 weight-loss diet plan, followed by Jenny Craig, the Raw Food...