| May 9, 2012
The Smithsburg Area Food Bank, sponsored by Smithsburg area churches, has a new location at 17 N. Main St. It will be open Tuesdays from 1 to 2 p.m. by appointment.
For more information, call 301-824-7460.
Smithsburg senior site...
| May 9, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Michigan is in trouble. The public schools are in crisis, thousands of children and adolescents have diagnosed Type II diabetes. Cancer, osteoporosis, heart disease, and the fear that goes with them, are everywhere.
People are struggling to buy...
| May 16, 2012
Covenant Presbyterian Church is raffling off one of local artist Ben Jones’ paintings titled, “Nesting.”
Raffle tickes cost $20. Call the church at 301-790-2758 if you would like an email picture of the painting.
The church thanks...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Coffee drinkers, rejoice! Research shows that we don’t need to feel guilty about our daily habit, and actually, sipping coffee regularly can provide us with a wide range of health benefits!
Coffee may help you live longer
A study released last...
| May 28, 2012
If you wish you didn't have to bother with a monthly period, you're not alone. In fact, more than 30 percent of women in a recent survey said they'd rather go to the dentist than deal with menstrual woes. But Bahar Takhtehchian, SHAPE's Editor-at-Large,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Disregard, for now, the popular pre-election question of which candidate you’d rather have a beer with. The real sudsy issue at hand is whether the alcoholic brew is healthful.
That’s the claim being made by Alexis Nasard, chief commercial...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Getting around is a challenge for 66 year old Patricia Slaughter. She has a host of health problems and can only walk short distances.
"I have osteoporosis; I am diabetic; I have had two heart attacks; I've got a stint in my heart and I have high blood...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego-based biotech firm Gen-Probe announced Monday it has agreed to a $3.7 billion buyout by Hologic Inc., a Bedford, Mass., maker of medical devices.
Gen-Probe, with 1,400 employees, produces molecular diagnostic products,...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
National Dairy Month started out as National Milk Month in 1937 as a way to promote milk drinking.
It was created to stabilize the dairy demand when production was at a surplus, but it has developed into an annual tradition that celebrates the...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part update on menopausal hormone care.
I know, the headline is not what your mother, doctor, TV, women's magazines, and walking buddies tell you. But, it's true. Of tsunami importance, it falls into the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Building strong bones is a life-long project. Our bones get strong and stay strong through a combination of food and fitness. Building and maintaining a healthy skeleton is a process that begins before birth and one that must continue through every decade...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:39 AM
Las mujeres posmenopáusicas no deberían tomar dosis bajas de vitamina D y calcio para prevenir fracturas óseas, dado que tienen un efecto positivo escaso y conllevan cierto riesgo de efectos colaterales, según un panel de expertos respaldado por el...