| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:21 PM
One of every five commercial trucks pulled over in Baltimore by Maryland State Police inspectors during a two-day sweep this week was impounded for safety defects. In addition to the 114 defective trucks, 21 drivers were barred from driving for...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 11:03 AM
The question seemed to catch Kelechi Osemele by surprise.
The Ravens' mammoth first-year offensive lineman had just returned from having his photo taken for the network telecast of Sunday's Super Bowl showdown against the San Francisco 49ers.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Over dinner the other day with a new acquaintance, the topic of food and ethics (and thus vegetarianism) came up. My new acquaintance, Mr. W., is about 60 pounds overweight and was enjoying an oversized cheeseburger on a white bun with a side of fries. He...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Five years ago, Doug Bopst was overweight. He ate fast food and junk food. He smoked. He partied. At 20, he could hardly walk without getting out of breath.
He hit rock bottom when he was arrested on drug charges and sent to Harford County jail. But...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As a Columbia pediatrician, Henri Merrick regularly sees young patients who are significantly overweight. It's a trend she started noticing several years ago, and the weights of school-aged children began to cause her great concern.
So three years ago,...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:27 PM
– Given what's happened in the past two years, catcher Ronny Paulino isn't fazed by his current situation.
That's what happens when you've been traded three times, suspended for failing a drug test and faced with a career-threatening health...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Q: My older large-breed dog is having trouble climbing and descending stairs. He has good days and bad days. What’s causing this?
A: Any time there’s a major change in a dog’s willingness to do a previously routine activity like going...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:43 AM
Data released showed that most Harford County Public High Schools scored high in reading and math in the Maryland High School Assessment. That data also placed three high schools – Aberdeen, Joppatowne and the Center for Educational Opportunity...