| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Each day while getting dressed, Elkridge Elementary School para-educator Adrienne Grein slips on one of the most important items of her wardrobe — a pedometer, which is part of a popular health and wellness program that has become a hit in the...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on pomegranates.
| 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...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Baltimore city is looking for someone to develop a mobile app that helps people reduce their risk of heart disease.
The city is one of four chosen by the theU.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesto take part in a contest dubbed The Million...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:00 AM
It is that time again. The Southeast Horizon Council is sponsoring the annual Family Health Expo on Sept. 29 at the North Laurel Community Center from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The best part is, it is all free. There are health screenings for bone density,...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:56 AM
It was like Baltimore took over New Orleans over the weekend, when thousands of Ravens fans, including many from Harford County, descended on The Big Easy.
Their experiences were amazing, they said, as they struggled to come up with words to fully...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:36 PM
There's no magic bullet that will suddenly solve all the problems in a community like Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, not even the small army of city officials who descended on the East Baltimore community this week. But the effort is still worth it if...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:45 PM
As we struggle through the fifth year of recession, facing budget cuts, austerity and now the sequester, it may be a good time to re-evaluate our national priorities. Last year, the Reach Out and Read program that distributes books to low-income...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:35 PM
Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame
Danny Wiseman of Baltimore, a 12-time PBA Tour winner, was elected to the PBA Hall of Fame along with Doug Kent, the Professional Bowlers Association announced Friday. They will be inducted during the Hall...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Health officials continue to investigate how contaminated hot water sickened nearly two dozen people at the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex Monday, but the case is similar to previous ones involving faulty water-heating systems that let chemicals mix...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Low libido can not only ruin a women's sex life but could also cause her to miss out on some key health benefits. Dr. Valerie Omicioli, a certified menopause practitioner and clinical assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences...