| 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 10, 2013
| 8:23 PM
The National Women's Law Center says the health care law known as Obamacare will be good for women, providing them access to crucial preventive services. The group outlines the benefits here.
What kind of preventive women's services will be covered under...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Q: How do I know if I need to put my child on a weight-loss diet? What is appropriate for a
A: Interestingly, 20 years ago, there was little interest in weight loss in a 9-year-old child. It was assumed that this was the “husky”...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:58 AM
The grounds next to the Bel Air Farmer's Market were filled with vendors from across Harford County, who offered tips on developing a more healthy lifestyle during Saturday's third annual Healthy Harford Day.
The simplest tip during the event, put on...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:49 AM
t looks like the bastardized version of a gymnast's somersault, the parkour roll, but it's the most difficult parkour technique to master. In its own deceptive way, it's also the most dangerous.
Start with the stance, a squatting position with the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:38 AM
Bel Air area seniors suffering with chronic conditions may be able to obtain a new level of independence after participating in a new Living Well program hosted by the Town of Bel Air.
The six week session beginning on Oct. 16 is slated to provide...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:05 AM
The main floor of Laurel Regional Hospital was bustling with activity Friday, Oct. 25 as people stood in lines to get a wide range of free health screenings provided by doctors and other medical specialists.
Brochures, pamphlets, medical equipment and...
| 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...
| Sep 20, 2013
National recovery month
The Department of Health is joining with community groups and providers in a program to support a healthy lifestyle for people in long-term recovery from mental and substance use disorders. The department's recovery support...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) and Bon Secours Baltimore Health System applaud the good work of the Baltimore City Health Department's initiative, Healthy Baltimore 2015. An alarming statistic, however, is the drastic increase in emergency room...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Adopting a cat is about to get a lot easier in Harford County. The Humane Society (HSHC) there will host the grand opening of its Rescue Me! at Harford Mall on Saturday, Sept. 21, opening the doors of the region’s first deluxe cat adoption center...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Dr. Adam Kushner agreed to go to Syria last month to help in any way he was needed. And when the Baltimore surgeon got there, the work was waiting for him.
In the hours before he arrived at a small hospital in the northern province of Aleppo, a nearby...