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  • Lobbyist Bruce Bereano loses weight, not clients

    Lobbyist Bruce Bereano loses weight, not clients
    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...
  • Some members of General Assembly no longer throwing their weight around

    Some members of General Assembly no longer throwing their weight around
    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...
  • Schlepping to Crisfield: Is Tawes political crabfest worth the trip?

    Schlepping to Crisfield: Is Tawes political crabfest worth the trip?
    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...
  • The job hunt gets social

    The job hunt gets social
    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...
  • Uncertain year ahead for U.S. stocks

    Uncertain year ahead for U.S. stocks
    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...
  • McDevitt out as CEO of Medifast

    McDevitt out as CEO of Medifast
    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,...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER 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...
  • Weight-loss 'expert' couldn't do it alone

    Weight-loss 'expert' couldn't do it alone
    Donni Alvarenga, Orlando Age: 37 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-...
  • For food on the go, bars are eating up the competition

     For food on the go, bars are eating up the competition
    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,...
  • Packaged diet foods may spur more weight loss

    Packaged diet foods may spur more weight loss
    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...
  • Consumers weigh in on diet plans

     
    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...
  • Weight Watchers ranks No. 1 on list of best weight-loss diets

     
    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...