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Celiac Disease

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  • Alba Therapeutics names new CEO

    Alba Therapeutics names new CEO
    Baltimore biotech firm Alba Therapeutics said Monday that it has promoted its president to CEO. Wendy Perrow, who had also served as Alba's chief operating officer, has worked as an executive at the company since 2008. Her previous experience includes...
  • Doctors caution that gluten-free is not for everyone

    Doctors caution that gluten-free is not for everyone
    After battling stomach problems for years, Sarah Croessmann took action. On the advice of her doctor, she tried eating fewer fats, then removing dairy. Four years ago, she hit on a winner: She cut gluten from her diet. Croessmann, a 25-year-old Baltimore...
  • Baltimore bakeries offer those with celiac disease some tasty holiday dessert options

    Baltimore bakeries offer those with celiac disease some tasty holiday dessert options
    When it comes to holiday desserts, going gluten-free doesn't require hours in the kitchen. "Baltimore is a haven for those who require a gluten-free diet," says Kate Hudkins, the editor of the Gluten-free in Baltimore blog (glutenfreebaltimore.blogspot....
  • Cleansing can be good if not too extreme

    Cleansing can be good if not too extreme
    Does eliminating specific foods from the diet, such as sugar or wheat, provide health benefits? Such cleansing has become a popular way for people to lose weight, boost energy and eat more healthfully. Liz Lipski, academic director for the Master of...
  • Should everyone go gluten free?

    Should everyone go gluten free?
    A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets. Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
  • Ellicott City's One Dish Cuisine is devoted to those with food allergies

    Ellicott City's One Dish Cuisine is devoted to those with food allergies
    For Maureen Burke, “gluten-free” is not just the latest diet trend -- it’s a way of life. Since being diagnosed with celiac disease in the late 1980s, Burke has wrestled with her intolerance of gluten. And now, as chef and owner of One...
  • Wedded: Lauren Webb and Brennan Tolstoi

    Wedded: Lauren Webb and Brennan Tolstoi
    Wedding day: Oct. 14, 2012 Her story: Lauren Webb, 26, grew up in Glen Burnie. She is the grants manager for Young Audiences Arts for Learning Maryland. Her father, Gary Webb, works for Verizon, and her mother, Renee Webb, is a neonatal nurse at the...
  • Tips for hydration during summer heat

    Tips for hydration during summer heat
    With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
  • Domino's offers new gluten-free pizza

    Domino's offers new gluten-free pizza
    Domino’s became the nation’s largest pizza chain this week to offer a gluten-free pizza crust, a step to meet the needs of gluten-sensitive customers, Nation’s Restaurant News reported. But the crust, made from rice flour, rice starch...
  • Is going gluten-free good for you?

    Is going gluten-free good for you?
    Henry Hunt said goodbye to gluten not because a doctor told him to, but because — like so many others — he decided he was better off without it. "I diagnosed myself," he says, "because I'm really in tune with my body." The Baltimore...
  • Hey Big Saver!

    Hey Big Saver!
    Mindy Torres knows a good deal when she sees one. Colgate toothpaste can run as high as $3 per tube at local retailers, but on this particular Sunday at Harris Teeter in the Kings Contrivance Village Center, if you buy two tubes at $2 each, you get three...
  • Vanessa Milio - CEO of Harford County Chamber of Commerce

    Vanessa Milio - CEO of Harford County Chamber of Commerce
    After spending seven years as director of the Harford County Public Library Foundation, Vanessa Milio recently took over the reigns of the county's chamber of commerce earlier this year and became the organization's first female CEO. “As a leader,...