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  • A new kind of cola war

    Happiness doesn't come in a red can. Obesity does. That's the tag line from a commercial that will begin airing soon in the Baltimore area, and it's a not-so-subtle attack on Coca-Cola mounted by a group of local health advocates including Howard County'...
  • Horizon Foundation launches television ads promoting healthier drinks

    Horizon Foundation launches television ads promoting healthier drinks
    The Horizon Foundation earlier this week launched a new television ad campaign calling on Coca-Cola to help fight childhood obesity. Starting next week, the $40,000 campaign will hit the air, with 30- and 90-second advertisements playing on broadcasts...
  • Letter: Curbing sugar could increase life expectancy of children

    Did you know that experts predict our children will be the first generation to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents? You ask, why? Today, children drink more sugar-sweetened beverages than their parents, as children. Too much sugar in the...
  • Critics demand a better health and wellness policy for Howard

    Critics demand a better health and wellness policy for Howard
    As a Columbia pediatrician, Henri Merrick regularly sees young patients who are significantly overweight. It's a trend she started noticing several years ago, and the weights of school-aged children began to cause her great concern. So three years ago,...
  • Taking off on round-the-world trips (with teens, with dog)

    Taking off on round-the-world trips (with teens, with dog)
    SEATTLE Imagine packing up your life, getting on a motorcycle and traveling around the world. It sounds crazy and impossible, especially for adults saddled by a mortgage, a job and family obligations. But Seattle natives Mike and Shannon Mills and...
  • Two kidneys, two lives changed, including Zo's

    Two kidneys, two lives changed, including Zo's
        Alonzo Mourning will carry a part of Jason Cooper into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, when the former Miami Heat center is inducted in Springfield, Mass.     That will make it more than a basketball story.     But from a storyteller's...
  • Donated clothes to help District 15 families

     Donated clothes to help District 15 families
    Families in Community Consolidated District 15 have been able to turn to a donation-stocked coat closet if they need winter gear, but starting in the fall, all kinds of clothing will be available for free. The new Community Closet at Gray M. Sanborn...
  • Flu shots may reduce risk of heart attacks, strokes and even death

    Get a flu shot to ward off a case of influenza, and as an added bonus you’ll reduce your risk of a heart attack, stroke or other type of unpleasant “cardiovascular event,” a new study finds. For some time, researchers have suspected...
  • The keys to success

    The keys to success
    Carol Robinson had just put the necklaces on display when two customers walked in. Their friend — the mother of a bride-to-be who'd been jilted a day before she was to walk down the altar — needed a pick-me-up. Drawn to the words...
  • Living on the street

    Living on the street
    The "Out Here" editorial Wednesday by Carla Hall on Farhad Alexander-Alizadeh — the 57-year-old man parked in an RV in front of her Brentwood condo building — and residents' efforts to have his vehicle removed from their street spurred some...
  • Hospital deaths and readmissions not linked: study

    Hospital deaths and readmissions not linked: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A measure used by Medicare to penalize hospitals for poor performance is not linked to how many patients die after being admitted, suggests a new study. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...
  • The mayor-elect's partner in life

    The mayor-elect's partner in life
    Midway through his election-night victory speech, Eric Garcetti turned toward the cluster of family on the stage behind him and invited his wife to step forward. He thanked her for "making our life work" under the stress of his run for mayor of Los...