| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:45 PM
In conjunction with the observance of National Public Health Week from April 2-8, 2012, the Harford County Health Department urges individuals to engage in better health practices as a way of improving the health status of families, neighborhoods,...
| Mar 16, 2012
World TB Day
The Department of Health observes World TB Day March 24 with a display in the lobby of the Health Services Building, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis. Tuberculosis, a disease caused by bacteria, is transmitted through the air, usually by...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center will provide a post on nutrition topics for The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on vacation dining.
How do you...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:58 PM
People packed the pews and filled the balconies of Baltimore's historic Bethel A.M.E. church Sunday morning to honor a man they credit with reviving the house of worship — one of the city's most influential — and bringing unabashed passion...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Southern chef Paula Deen makes no apologies for her butter-filled unhealthy recipes.
So it's no surprise that her cookbook tops the list of worst of the year in terms of health in a report by the Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine.
| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:00 AM
My two teenage granddaughters are high school seniors. They both plan to take next year off before entering college while they try to figure out how to connect to adult roles. How will they fit in the wider community? What are the careers where they...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:10 AM
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...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Giant Food, the region's largest grocery chain, became the latest area supermarket Thursday to declare it would stop selling meat with the additive known as pink slime.
The Landover-based company is among a growing number of supermarkets pulling the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Leo Frett was not just up and out of his Severn home before the birds awoke. He was on an elliptical trainer in the gym by 5 a.m., putting in a couple of miles.
"I got my routine," said Frett, ticking off an exercise schedule that kept him on the move...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Do it! Do it! Do it!
Move! Move! Move!
Just do it!
That could be a taste of what you get if you head over to Baltimore's Center Plaza at lunch today (Tuesday March 27) to work out with the guy who trains the Baltimore Ravens.
Monte Sanders will be...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:17 PM
With Harford County's obesity rate jumping by 130 percent during the last decade, the Obesity Task Force released its final report Tuesday on how it plans to battle the bulge in the coming years.
Two-thirds of the county's population (63.5 percent) is...