| Mar 7, 2014
The Department of Health is offering free vaccinations. Nasal-spray vaccine is for healthy people age 2 to 49. It is not for pregnant women. The clinics also have the high-dose flu shots for people 65 years of age and older. Pneumococcal...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Actor Woody Harrelson, known for his characters in the TV show "Cheers" and movies such as "No Country for Old Men" and "The Hunger Games," has a new role: landlord of Fells Point's Inn at the Black Olive.
The celebrity joined John "Jack" Dwyer,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Molly Shattuck opens the front door of her sprawling brick North Baltimore home in a blur of color and energy. It's 10 a.m. on a gray February day, and she's wearing a tight purple dress that highlights her famously firm physique.
Her blond hair is...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:33 PM
The food of Ethiopia is popular for its intriguing spices, spongy bread and lack of utensils. Our neighbor to the south, Washington, D.C., is justly celebrated for having one of the country's best Ethiopian food scenes. Here in Baltimore, our options...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:24 AM
On a crisp spring morning, chef David Thomas stands in the kitchen of his Parkville cafe, Herb & Soul, prepping for a busy day of cooking.
Plastic tubs overflow with fresh kale, while shelves hold spices that will impart flavor to the chef's Old Bay...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:18 AM
BWI-Marshall Airport ranks fourth in the nation when it comes to U.S. airports that offer travelers the healthiest food options, according to a recent report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
The airport improved its standing...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues.
The new enemy is their waistlines.
Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Darion Marcus Aguilar became a vegan after watching a television show about how animals are slaughtered. That transformation, says a family friend, shows just how much the teen cared about life.
But with Aguilar, 19, suspected of killing two people...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Baltimore City plans to help corner stores in West Baltimore stock healthier fare, and get kids and their parents interested in buying it, as part of an effort to reduce childhood obesity.
Though on the decline among young children nationally, obesity...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:20 AM
What can I do to help the environment?
As a master's student in conservation biology and environmental policy, I get this question often from my (mostly) left-leaning, but financially focused, friends. They generally understand that the environment is...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:52 AM
If you are looking to drop pounds, the DASH diet is probably your best choice and Paleo your worst, according to rankings by U.S. News and World Report.
The magazine lauded the DASH diet, which was created to fight hypertension, as being easy to...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Most people lose weight during the week and gain weight on the weekends, a new study finds.
Yet, researchers say it's the weekday diets that are most important for maintaining a healthy weight.
The researchers at Cornell University looked at people'...