| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A new "food hub" in Howard County that promises to support local growers and increase the availability of local food is chief among a set of farm-to-table measures announced by County Executive Ken Ulman this week.
"This is about the way we deal with...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
I was sorry to read of the death of Dr. William Stanley, a cardiovascular physiologist, formerly with the University of Maryland School of Medicine ("William C. Stanley, 56, cardiovascular physiologist," Nov. 3). It reminded me of the passing in 1984 of...
| 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 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues.
The new enemy is their waistlines.
Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:59 AM
The rocky tenure of Bryant McKinnie in Baltimore ended Monday when the Ravens unloaded him to the Miami Dolphins, trading the demoted veteran left offensive tackle in exchange for a conditional late-round draft pick.
The Ravens shed a frequently...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:03 AM
"I Am Divine" is a welcome reminder that Baltimore's favorite-son drag queen did more than eat dog poop at the end of "Pink Flamingos." Much more.
He was, in fact, a genuine force of nature, an irrepressible and undefinable spirit who wanted two things:...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:42 AM
The pending arrival of Jacksonville Jaguars left tackle Eugene Monroe in Baltimore via a trade for third-day draft picks is expected to have a negative impact on the status of the Ravens' current starter at the position, veteran Bryant McKinnie.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On a recent Wednesday afternoon at Swansfield Pool in Columbia, patrons couldn't miss the blue tent, yellow tablecloth and lime green T-shirts of the Better Beverage Buddies street team.
Kids, some shy and others curious, approached the table stacked...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones' inside fake was convincing enough to spin around cornerback Jimmy Smith, leaving him out of position to defend a spiral from Joe Flacco.
As Jones hauled in the touchdown pass at Sunday’s open practice at Navy-...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie has grown a bit tired of the constant scrutiny of how much he weighs.
McKinnie reported to training camp at least 10 pounds over, if not significantly higher, than his prescribed target weight of 346 pounds,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Not breaking news: Ravens left offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie wasn't on the practice field for the first full day of training camp.
Oh, well, death, taxes and McKinnie being overweight ...
The giant tackle was missing Thursday, which left a gaping...
| Jan 27, 2013
You know the beverage industry is running scared when it feels driven to mount an all-out campaign against a New York City law passed last year banning the sale of super-size sodas and sugary drinks. But it's beyond shameless when that effort includes...