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  • Better Beverage Buddies offer Howard sweet alternatives

    Better Beverage Buddies offer Howard sweet alternatives
    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...
  • Ravens wow about 20,000 fans in open practice at Navy

    Ravens wow about 20,000 fans in open practice at Navy
    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-...
  • Bryant McKinnie: 'I'm not fat or sloppy'

    Bryant McKinnie: 'I'm not fat or sloppy'
    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,...
  • Bryant McKinnie overweight? Hey, no surprise there.

    Bryant McKinnie overweight? Hey, no surprise there.
    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...
  • An unhealthy fear of fatty foods

    An unhealthy fear of fatty foods
    By now all of the Twinkies, Ho Hos and other Hostess baked goods have been stripped from grocery store shelves — and countless tributes paid via Tweets, blogs and Facebook posts. After more than 80 years in business, Hostess declared it was...
  • New York NAACP gets in a sticky mess

    New York NAACP gets in a sticky mess
    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...
  • Bariatric surgery to cure Type 2 diabetes better understood

    Bariatric surgery to cure Type 2 diabetes better understood
    Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker's diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel. It's a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who increasingly are using the operation...
  • Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier

    Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier
    Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out. But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners. Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...
  • 'Today' show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker visits Baltimore for book signing

    'Today' show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker visits Baltimore for book signing
    For all of his wit, charm and success, a little bit of the boy who once was nicknamed "Fat Albert' still clings to "Today" show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker. It's there in the excess 140 pounds that once draped Roker's frame. It's in his...
  • Getting doctors to practice what they preach

    It's ironic that the year we, both new medical students, moved across the street from the nation's best hospital and began learning how to manage the health of others is the same year we stopped taking care of our own. It was a year of ups and downs....
  • Columbia's Horizon Foundation awards grants to fight childhood obesity

    Columbia's Horizon Foundation awards grants to fight childhood obesity
    The Horizon Foundation in Columbia is awarding $300,000 in grants to three Howard County organizations to help fight childhood obesity. The three recipients are FIRN, a local nonprofit that assists foreign-born residents, the Howard County Health...
  • Howard organizations receive more than $300,000 to fight childhood obesity

    The Howard County Public School System, the county health department and a local nonprofit have received a total of more than $300,000 in grants to fight childhood obesity in the county. The grants were awarded by the Horizon Foundation, a Columbia-based...