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  • For kids, a healthier way to snack

    For kids, a healthier way to snack
    Growing up in Texas, I played softball — fast pitch. After playing in the hot Texas sun, our team, the Sweetpeas, had a snack of oranges and water, in containers brought from home. Today, my husband and I are new Howard County residents, and we...
  • Combat childhood obesity with one simple message: no sugary drinks

    Combat childhood obesity with one simple message: no sugary drinks
    A recent Harvard School of Public Health study indicated that potatoes, especially chips or fries, but even boiled ones, contribute more to weight gain than other foods. But rather than putting the question to rest, the finding prompted the U.S. Potato...
  • New study scrutinizes heart stent procedures

    New study scrutinizes heart stent procedures
    A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit. However, nearly...
  • Four decades later, Baltimore has fond, bittersweet memories for Monroe

    Four decades later, Baltimore has fond, bittersweet memories for Monroe
    As an entertainment entrepreneur, Earl Monroe is engaged in putting together a reality television show with a woking title of "What If?" As a Hall of Famer who wears a ring he received for being one of the NBA's top-50 all-time players, Monroe asks the...
  • Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later
    Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner." Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
  • WellDoc set to raise $5M to expand mobile apps

    Health care technology company WellDoc Inc. is close to raising $5 million from individual investors that will allow it to expand its mobile applications for disease management. WellDoc, based in Baltimore, developed a mobile phone-based application that...
  • Catonsville man to descend from hotel to raise money for National Kidney Foundation of Maryland

    Catonsville man to descend from hotel to raise money for National Kidney Foundation of Maryland
    A fear of heights usually keeps Billy Stapleton grounded. Only once in the past dozen years has the Catonsville resident ever flown on an airplane and that caused the same reaction he usually has when he confronts his fear: his body temperature rose...
  • Columbia firm is world's first to market with stem cell drug

    Columbia firm is world's first to market with stem cell drug
    A Columbia-based biotechnology company said this week it received the world’s first government approval to market a stem cell drug, in Canada. Osiris Therapeutics, founded in 1992, spent 17 years developing a stem cell therapy that offers anti-...
  • How to achieve your fiber goals

    How to achieve your fiber goals
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Deb Schulze weighs in on fiber....
  • Obama impersonator makes racial jokes about Bachmann, Romney, Cain

    Obama impersonator makes racial jokes about Bachmann, Romney, Cain
    A couple weeks back, Obama impersonator Reggie Brown was given the boot from a Republican conference after he apparently offended organizers by using racial humor.  On HBO this weekend, liberal comedian Bill Maher contended that Brown's act was halted...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Watermelon TO THE FACE

     
    Here's Bucky on last night's Amazing Race premiere! Take it away, Bucky, and thanks again!Welcome to the 17th season of the Emmy award-winning (but not this year, for some inexplicable reason) competitive reality show, “The Amazing Race.” I am...
  • 'Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution:' Attack of the killer tomato?

     
    Guest blogger Amanda here:I'm back with more observations and recaps from episode two of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," in which Oliver's back for more punishment dished out by Los Angeles administrators.--When the episode begins, the earnest Oliver is...