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  • Wellness program making inroads in Howard County

    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...
  • Pomegranates: The crown jewel of fruits

    Pomegranates: The crown jewel of fruits
    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. The pomegranate...
  • Gut bacteria linked to obesity-related health problems

    Gut bacteria linked to obesity-related health problems
    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...
  • Baltimore wants your mobile app to help fight heart disease

    Baltimore wants your mobile app to help fight heart disease
    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 theĀ  theU.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesto take part in a contest dubbed The Million...
  • North Laurel/Savage: At the Family Health Expo, free medical screening, plus lunch

    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,...
  • Amazing experiences for Harford Ravens fans 'way down yonder'

    Amazing experiences for Harford Ravens fans 'way down yonder'
    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...
  • Fixing Oliver

    Fixing Oliver
    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...
  • Harford teachers want to protect health benefits, union head says

    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...
  • Invest wisely in early childhood

    Invest wisely in early childhood
    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...
  • Digest: Danny Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame

    Digest: Danny Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame
    Bowling 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...
  • Health officials tracing source of chemicals that sickened Hopkins workers

    Health officials tracing source of chemicals that sickened Hopkins workers
    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...
  • Women should be concerned about low libido

    Women should be concerned about low libido
    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...