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  • Apples aren't the only great autumn fruit

    This time of year school and work lunchboxes can provide a plethora of healthy local fruit that will please even the most meticulous food Nazi. Apples come to mind, but so do pears, which are readily available at the supermarket. There are almost as many...
  • Pregnant women will join the running crowds in Baltimore

    Pregnant women will join the running crowds in Baltimore
    Sitting in the doctor's office in August, elated to learn she was pregnant for the first time, Amanda Weeks had a question. Could she still compete in the half-marathon at the Baltimore Running Festival? "I've raced all 10 years (of the event)," said...
  • Lesson of Orlando Brown death: Diabetes can be managed

    There are 7 million people in the U.S. who have diabetes and don't know it and nearly 80 million who are in danger of developing diabetes. The tragic and untimely death of former Baltimore Ravens player Orlando Brown can be viewed as a warning to the...
  • Free health screenings Wednesday at Mondawmin Mall

    It’s a new season and the University of Maryland Medical System officials say it’s a good time to take stock of your health. They are offering free screenings for cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes and more. The screenings will be...
  • Woman who claims she may have won Mega Millions makes appearance

    Woman who claims she may have won Mega Millions makes appearance
    Mirlande Wilson sat back Wednesday and observed the worldwide media spectacle she caused when she claimed she bought one of the winning $656 million Mega Millions tickets at a Baltimore County convenience store. But after a 23-minute news conference...
  • DASH diet named most effective

    DASH diet named most effective
    Now that the new year has started, lots of folks -- including me -- are trying to shed the pounds that accumulated over the holiday season. All those cakes and candies have a way of gathering around my waist each December, requiring a burn-off in...
  • Blood pressure drug could fix lung damage in smokers

    Blood pressure drug could fix lung damage in smokers
    A new study from Johns Hopkins shows that commonly used blood pressure drugs can prevent the most serious smoking-related lung damage in those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the nation's third leading cause of death. The study involved...
  • Health Enterprise Zone legislation passes

    A program to improve healthcare in minority areas and reduce health disparities was approved by the General Assembly over the weekend. The pilot program, which now goes to Gov. Martin O’Malley for his signature, would offer tax breaks and other...
  • Treating menopause symptoms

    Treating menopause symptoms
    Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
  • Stress may cause brain to shrink

    If  you're stressed out from a divorce, a hard day at work or a fight with your girlfriend it might be causing your brain to shrink. A study by Yale University researchers found that stressful life events can reduce gray matter in regions of the brain...
  • Free screenings at New Life Christian Center's Community Health Fair

    New Life Christian Center, 9800 Mallard Drive, in South Laurel, will hold a free Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair will offer free screenings for hypertension, glucose and cholesterol; nutrition advice on...
  • Week of Father's Day puts spotlight on men's health

    Week of Father's Day puts spotlight on men's health
    It's Men's Health Week, and public health officials are encouraging men to pay more attention to their bodies. Not only should they be paying more attention to little changes that don't seem right, they should be getting annual checkups. Diseases common...