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  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • What the Ravens' trade for Eugene Monroe means for Bryant McKinnie

    What the Ravens' trade for Eugene Monroe means for Bryant McKinnie
    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. With...
  • 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...
  • Harford County obesity task force releases final report

    With Harford County's obesity rate jumping by 130 percent during the last decade, the Obesity Task Force released its final report Tuesday on how it plans to battle the bulge in the coming years. Two-thirds of the county's population (63.5 percent) is...
  • For kids, a healthier way to snack

    For kids, a healthier way to snack
    Growing up in Texas, I played softball — fast pitch. After playing in the hot Texas sun, our team, the Sweetpeas, had a snack of oranges and water, in containers brought from home. Today, my husband and I are new Howard County residents, and we...
  • Parents must play a role in preventing childhood obesity

    As physicians who treat overweight children in Maryland daily, we strongly support the views expressed by Horizon Foundation CEO Nikki Highsmith Vernick in her recent commentary on childhood obesity ("A healthier way to snack," May 15). We urge parents to...
  • 'VEEP' recap - Selina gets stuck with President's obesity initiative

    'VEEP' recap - Selina gets stuck with President's obesity initiative
    "VEEP" keeps getting better week by week. And the last couple of weeks, it feels as if the HBO comedy has really found its feet. Baltimore viewers will be especially interested in the ending of Sunday's episode as it sets the wheels in motion for a...
  • As temperatures rise, Harford health officials warn of risks from heat-related illnesses

    As temperatures climbed into the 90s around Harford County Memorial Day weekend, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene activated its state heat emergency website http://dhmh.maryland.gov/extremeheat to provide information about preventing...
  • Lose weight and sleep better

    Lose weight and sleep better
    Drop a few pounds and it will lead to a good night's sleep, new Johns Hopkins research has found. As the body loses fat, particularly belly fat, people are able to sleep better, Hopkins doctors found when following 77 people over six months. The...
  • Editorial: Weight problems in Harford need to be addressed individually

    As is the case in the rest of our great nation, the people of Harford County are getting greater, on average, with each passing day. Unfortunately, greater in this sense of the word isn't a good thing. We're not getting taller on average, but we are...