| Jan 18, 2013
Healthy Weight, the first part of a two-part series for those looking to lose weight in 2013, will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21. Learn to plan meals that taste good and provide balance in the diet. The second part,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Harford County teachers want their salaries to begin moving higher after several years of stagnation, but not at the expense of the health care benefits they receive, the head of their union said earlier this week.
Harford County Education Association...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Many people think of nursing homes as places to go to die. But here in Maryland, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers are in fact places people go to live. They are a big part of the solution to the state's health care challenges, providing...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:23 AM
At a time when nearly a third of Maryland children between ages 10 and 17 are either overweight or obese, you'd think there'd be a law against selling junk food and sugary drinks on school grounds. Wrong. While many in-school cafeterias in Maryland,...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:57 PM
The answer to why some obese people develop diabetes and other health problems may be found not in just a love for junk food, but in the bacteria that thrive deep in the human gut.
Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:26 PM
William Thomas Napier Martin IX, who with his wife became one of the world's largest collectors and sellers of period vintage postcards, died Wednesday of heart disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
The Havre de Grace resident was 71....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Ervin M. Milner, who founded Milner Productions in the basement of his Northwest Baltimore home and turned it into one of the nation's largest producers of educational audiovisuals for physicians and hospitals, died Aug. 17 of complications from...
| Aug 28, 2012
The use of ethanol in gasoline has a long and sordid history ("Food or fuel?" Aug. 3). By the early 1990s, EPA regulations had reduced tailpipe emissions from new cars by over 95 percent of 970s levels, and only about 3 percent of the hydrocarbons in...
| Aug 29, 2012
Here's a modest proposal I offer free of charge to President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney:
Every American should get a mandatory minimum of three week's paid vacation a year.
Most Americans only get two weeks off right now. But many don't even take...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:01 AM
All newborns in Maryland will be screened for critical congenital heart disease beginning Sept. 1, state health officials announced Wednesday.
CCHD is any heart defect present at birth that can potentially cause serious illness or death in the first...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out.
But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners.
Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...