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  • State Police safety dragnet in Baltimore takes 114 trucks off the road

    State Police safety dragnet in Baltimore takes 114 trucks off the road
    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...
  • Talented rookie class has helped Ravens on Super Bowl run

    Talented rookie class has helped Ravens on Super Bowl run
    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. Back...
  • Vegan diet not so risky as the status quo

    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...
  • 'Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution:' Attack of the killer tomato?

     
    Guest blogger Amanda here:I'm back with more observations and recaps from episode two of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution," in which Oliver's back for more punishment dished out by Los Angeles administrators.--When the episode begins, the earnest Oliver is...
  • Dietary Guidelines -- the salt people are wounded

     
    The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for America, "the federal government's evidence-based* nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity through improved nutrition and physical...
  • 'The Biggest Loser' goes to Texas

     
    Here's John-John on last night's Biggest Loser:What an episode for O’Neal! I knew he was in danger of being eliminated from the show when he mentioned those cursed words “I need to win immunity.” The phrase has become the kiss......
  • Alton Brown: Just here for the 'Experience'

    Alton Brown: Just here for the 'Experience'
    The phone rings, at 9 o'clock on the dot. It's Alton Brown calling in, very promptly, for a pre-arranged interview. "What are you eating," Brown asks, "I can always tell when someone answers the phone with food with in his mouth." Alton Brown is not...
  • Slimmer Jah Reid may be Ravens' answer at right tackle

    Slimmer Jah Reid may be Ravens' answer at right tackle
    Jah Reid grew up hungry in his mother's three-bedroom, one-story home in an old neighborhood of Haines City, Fla. Not that Lucinda Stratton didn't put food on the table. She did. Plenty of it, in fact. It was just that Reid ate prodigious amounts as a...
  • Yes, we do need someone to tell us what to eat

    Senora McGuire says "We don't need anyone telling us what to eat" ( Readers Respond, June 7). I say Ms. McGuire must be walking around with her eyes shut. Two thirds of Americans are overweight, and half of those — more than one third of all...
  • Is obesity grounds for taking away a child?

    In a July 13 opinion piece in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a pediatrician and a lawyer from Harvard suggest that child-protective services take severely overweight children away from negligent parents. I do think this question should...
  • Free fitness classes an important public service

    There are always studies showing how many people are obese and overweight. Well if more places around the world had free classes, such as yoga or biking, more people would be out getting into shape. It all comes down to money: People who have enough money...
  • Optimizing nutrition after breast cancer treatment

    Optimizing nutrition after breast cancer treatment
    Many cancer patients end treatment underweight. Post-treatment breast cancer patients, however, often end up overweight. This can sometimes be attributed to medications such as steroids or chemotherapy. Or the patient is overweight to begin with. Losing...