| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:00 PM
When federal authorities indicted an alleged Pikesville crime ring on charges of trafficking millions of dollars' worth of smuggled cigarettes, they also accused the group of moving an unusual piece of contraband: a medication sold over the counter in...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Ten women could have been out shopping for post-Christmas deals at the malls, or using their gift cards, or kicking back at home with family and friends, enjoying their presents and what was left of the holidays.
Instead, they arrived at large studio...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
As we wish our friends and family a happy, healthy New Year, these words have renewed meaning in 2014.
January 1st is a new day in health care for millions of families and individuals in the Baltimore area and throughout Maryland.
It's now against the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:52 AM
If you are looking to drop pounds, the DASH diet is probably your best choice and Paleo your worst, according to rankings by U.S. News and World Report.
The magazine lauded the DASH diet, which was created to fight hypertension, as being easy to...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A Baltimore County councilwoman is seeking to tighten a local ban on synthetic marijuana, saying manufacturers have found ways around a state ban enacted last year as well as federal and county laws.
Councilwoman Vicki Almond said existing laws...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:33 PM
The latest member of the Blast made a lasting impression on his new teammates at practice Wednesday.
Less than four minutes into the team's scrimmage, parked on the left side of the field at Northeast Regional Recreation Center, he aimed a shot to the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Over the past 20 years, conflicting information regarding the use of hormone therapy — and in particular bioidentical hormone therapy, which chemically matches hormones the body already produces — has confused women experiencing...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:40 AM
As we age, our brain function declines with each year. We suddenly can't remembers things and function a little slower than in our younger days. But Dr. Majid Fotuhi, chairman of the Neurology Institute for Brain Health and Fitness in Baltimore, says we...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:51 PM
In the past two years, fewer Baltimoreans have been hospitalized for diabetes, hypertension, asthma and drugs.
More city residents have health insurance, more are exercising and fewer are dying prematurely from heart disease. Fewer teens are having...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
• More than 26 million Americans have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and most don't know it.
• Half of Americans will develop kidney disease in their lifetime.
• Currently, one in eight Marylanders has kidney disease, and...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Tomorrow's planned release of the Healthy Baltimore 2015 Interim Status Report says a lot about the health of our city.
The banner headline is that the health status of Baltimore City residents looks brighter than it did just a few years ago. The follow...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:07 AM
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...