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  • Oh, the places we go (within walking distance)

    The idea for this column came, as many things do, from a recent trip to Klein's ShopRite. Now that our office is on North Main Street, ShopRite is pretty much the most convenient place to go for a wide variety of things. Besides food, clearly, the walk...
  • Howard County pets: When stairs become a challenge

    Q: My older large-breed dog is having trouble climbing and descending stairs. He has good days and bad days. What’s causing this? A: Any time there’s a major change in a dog’s willingness to do a previously routine activity like going...
  • Americans mostly getting enough nutrients

    Americans mostly getting enough nutrients
    Americans have good levels of many important vitamins in their bodies, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There still are some stark disparities, such as a 31 percent vitamin D deficiency in African...
  • Old Catonsville: Oyster lovers appreciate shucker's skill Wednesday nights

    Frank Welsh started shucking oysters when he was 13 years old. "My father taught me and my two brothers. He taught me to shuck a 'pretty' oyster," said Welsh, who has taught his son and grandson the craft. The 68-year-old Welsh shucks oysters and...
  • Mushrooms: A diet must-have

    Mushrooms: A diet must-have
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post on healthful eating. This week, Mindy Athas, RD, CSO, LDN, writes about mushrooms. Low in calories, fat, cholesterol and sodium, yet rich in fiber, protein,...
  • Healthy eating in restaurants: The Baltimore Sun's new calorie-count finder

    Healthy eating in restaurants: The Baltimore Sun's new calorie-count finder
    The Baltimore Sun's new calo-count finder debuted on Tuesday, just when you were getting sloppy with your resolutions. The database compiles calorie counts from chain restaurants like Applebee's, Five Guys and IHOP. Check it out here. And also take a...
  • Omega-3s: Are they all equal?

    Omega-3s: Are they all equal?
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on Omega-3 fatty acids. Over the past few years there has been a lot of hype over Omega-3 fatty acids. They are said to help...
  • Cracking the calories in rich crab favorites

    Cracking the calories in rich crab favorites
    Marylanders love their crabs — especially when the meat is picked and mixed with cream, cheese, mayo and Old Bay. And while crabs are generally not an unhealthy choice right out of the shell, one serving of a crab dish can pack a third or more of...
  • Martek Biosciences part of Dutch conglomerate's vision

    Martek Biosciences part of Dutch conglomerate's vision
    Wearing a purple-and-white tie and a gray suit, Feike Sijbesma, head of Dutch multinational conglomerate Royal DSM, was whisked from meeting to meeting at the Columbia headquarters of Martek Biosciences Corp. on a recent weekday. He had spoken to the...
  • Fit to be an Iron Girl

    Fit to be an Iron Girl
    Robert Vigorito, founder and race director of the Columbia Triathlon Association, went straight to the top when choosing a spokesperson for his new race, the Iron Girl Columbia Half Marathon and Coed 5K, scheduled for April 29. Vigorito asked Joan Benoit...
  • Emergency preparation for dialysis patients

    Emergency preparation for dialysis patients
    Dialysis is a lifesaving treatment for those with kidney disorders. But during emergencies, particularly bad weather, sometimes patients don't want to go — or can't get to — their usual dialysis center. There are some steps patients can take...
  • In Baltimore City, more people need help feeding their families

    From 2008 to 2011, average monthly applications for food stamps in Baltimore increased by 66 percent, and applications for temporary cash assistance rose 35 percent, according to the Maryland Department of Human Resources. These numbers are the most...