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  • Carroll hospital will not hire smokers

    Carroll hospital will not hire smokers
    Carroll Hospital Center is joining Anne Arundel Medical Center and other health systems, businesses and employers who won’t hire people who smoke cigarettes or use other nicotine products.
  • Natural product companies look to give back

    Natural product companies look to give back
    Those who peddle so-called natural products frequently say they are looking to produce healthier and more environmentally sustainable products.  Those presenting their wares at this year's Natural Products Expo East – which serves as a preview...

    Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]

    Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]
    I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey. Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley, Calif. in...

    Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]

    Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]
    Thousands of cancer scientists — not your usual political activists — are expected to "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support. With justifications including "sequestration,"...

    Maintaining weight and not smoking may help keep prostate cancer at bay

    Maintaining weight and not smoking may help keep prostate cancer at bay
    For most of his life, Rick Deitrich has maintained a fairly healthy lifestyle. He battled high blood pressure, but he kept his weight consistently around 180 pounds, he never smoked and he visited his doctor regularly. Yet Deitrich, 65, had a feeling...