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  • Loved ones say goodbye to ex-Raven Orlando Brown

    Loved ones say goodbye to ex-Raven Orlando Brown
    Former Raven Orlando "Zeus" Brown was remembered Friday as a force on the football field, a jovial character who liked to have a good time and a devoted father who would do anything for his five kids. Memories of the 6-foot-7, 370-pound offensive...
  • Optimizing nutrition after breast cancer treatment

    Optimizing nutrition after breast cancer treatment
    Many cancer patients end treatment underweight. Post-treatment breast cancer patients, however, often end up overweight. This can sometimes be attributed to medications such as steroids or chemotherapy. Or the patient is overweight to begin with. Losing...
  • HIV/AIDS population aging

    HIV/AIDS population aging
    When Malcolm Coley was diagnosed with HIV, he began preparing to die. The Baltimore man, a former heroin user who suspects he contracted the virus by sharing needles, packed his bags and moved to Washington to live his last days closer to family. "I...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Health professionals look inward to tackle obesity

    Health professionals look inward to tackle obesity
    Taylor DesRosiers was a competitive swimmer throughout her life, always fit. But in her first year of medical school, she realized that had changed — she was at an unhealthy weight. The rigors of her education had piled on top of two rough years in...
  • FDA approves new obesity drug

    FDA approves new obesity drug
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administrationapproved a new drug Wednesday to help people battle chronic obesity. Used in conjuction with a healthy diet and exercise, the drug Belviq will help people lose weight by activating a receptor in the brain that will...
  • Secrets to healthy summer smoothies

    Secrets to healthy summer smoothies
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a weekly guest post. This week, Anna Bondy, dietetic intern, weighs in on summer smoothies. When the weather gets warmer, there is nothing more refreshing than a summer...
  • 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,...
  • Dream home: Color-blind bachelor designs artful space

    Dream home: Color-blind bachelor designs artful space
    In 1985, attorney David Snyder purchased one side of a duplex in Baltimore between the upscale neighborhoods of Roland Park and Guilford. The 1929 brick Georgian-style home had a stately exterior but would need an interior makeover. Nevertheless,...
  • 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...