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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Columbia working on plan to improve network of pathways

    Columbia will develop by June a vision for a network of interconnected pathways that will allow residents to ditch their vehicles and use nearly 100 miles of trails to walk, bike or run to their destinations. Some 130 community members turned out this...
  • Fit doctors more likely to talk to patients about weight loss

    Fit doctors more likely to talk to patients about weight loss
    If you're overweight and trying to lose pounds you may not get help from your doctor if he is overweight too, according to new research. According to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, physicians with a...
  • Time for healthier school lunches

    I was delighted to read the newU.S. Department of Agricultureguidelines requiring schools to serve meals with twice as many fruits and vegetables, more whole grains, less sodium and fat, and no meat for breakfast ("Taterless tots," Aug. 24, 2011). The...
  • Shots falling or not, Maryland's Stoglin has unsinkable confidence

    Shots falling or not, Maryland's Stoglin has unsinkable confidence
    Coaches say the best way to emerge from a slump is simply to keep shooting. Terrell Stoglin didn't need to be told twice. It was Nov. 18, and the Maryland guard was one day removed from the worst game of his college career — 0-for-9 from the...
  • 85 pounds lighter and couldn't be happier about turning 40

    I don't think I have ever used the "f-word" to describe myself. I've called myself overweight, and heavy. My clothes have been for "big girls" from the "women's" department, but fat has never really been in my vocabulary. Other people have called me fat....
  • Al Sharpton supports same-sex marriage in Maryland

    MSNBC commentator Rev. Al Sharpton cut a web video supporting same-sex marriage legislation in Maryland and hosted MD Gov. Martin O'Malley on his cable show this evening to talk about the issue. Sharpton says in his video: "As a Baptist minister, I don'...
  • Nutrition and type 2 diabetes prevention

    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Amanda Tauber weighs in on type 2...
  • How to raise a veggie-eating kid

    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Faith Hicks weighs in on family...
  • Yoga with attitude

    Yoga with attitude
    After battling obesity and other health issues for years, Arthur Boorman finally bottomed out. Literally. Boorman, a Brooklyn resident and special education teacher at Severna Park High School, was working with a student at the youngster's home about two...
  • Will Jeb Bush's position on immigration hurt him politically?