| May 30, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Things got a little greener around Scotchtown Hills Elementary in Laurel last week.
On May 24, students, staff and employees from the Laurel Home Depot gathered to build and celebrate a new vegetable garden behind the school — a garden that will...
| Jun 2, 2012
Now in its tenth year, Ellicott City's Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in the Ruins will soon begin another summer season offering one the most unique theater experiences in the area.
Located in an open-air theater set amongst the backdrop of the historic...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Description: The University of Maryland Baltimore County's Center for Aging Studies won a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to explore the experiences of elderly, urban diabetes patients. The research will focus largely on how the...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Ellen Loreck, MS, RD, LDN;, weighs in on red meat.
Picture this: You're out to dinner and there are juicy porterhouse steaks, sumptuous burgers, and...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Gov. Martin O’Malley is looking for ways to trim his workforce – not the number of people, but their waistlines.
The administration has launched a wellness program aimed at state workers. The governor known for his statistical analysis of...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:32 PM
If your children question why their school science project is important, tell them to Google the name Kavita Shukla, an alumna of Burleigh Manor Middle School.
In 2010, Shukla co-founded Fenugreen, a social enterprise that manufactures her invention...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Before Aiesha Eddins got pregnant, she didn't give much thought to her diet.
"I ate whatever," said the 27-year-old Owings Mills woman. "We ordered take-out."
But when she weighed in at 220 pounds during her initial prenatal visit, she quickly earned...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Not much happens in classrooms on the last day of school, but at Villa Cresta Elementary in Baltimore County, the principal made sure students would remember Friday.
She marched up to the roof with a microphone and danced in front of hundreds of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Old Bay is painting Baltimore blue and gold. The indispensable seafood spice blend is being celebrated with the Summer of Baytriotism, a season-long celebration of the Baltimore-born shelf staple and the iconic tin can its shaken from.
A visual highlight...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:00 PM
The Rev. Edward F. McNally, a Roman Catholic priest who later became executive director of the Franciscan Center, died Saturday of lymphoma at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Mount Washington resident was 46.
"Ed had volunteered here...
| Jun 25, 2012
Amanda and Ryan Velivlis, of Parkville, like millions of families rely on government aid to make ends meet since the recession began, said Diana Pearce, author of the 2012 Self-Sufficiency Standard report for Maryland.
Thrift stores. Generic brands....
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:55 AM
It's ironic that the year we, both new medical students, moved across the street from the nation's best hospital and began learning how to manage the health of others is the same year we stopped taking care of our own. It was a year of ups and downs....