| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:22 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:14 AM
It's a question only a wrestler could answer.
"How much more do you think wet hair weighs?" I asked my son.
He glanced up from his breakfast burrito, sized up my dripping locks, and quipped, "Three ounces," then took another bite.
| May 15, 2012
| 1:30 PM
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). This week, Christine Dobmeier offers nutrition lifestyle tips.
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Sharlene Fair had tried for years to lose weight, but nothing seemed to work until she found her answer after breathing into a tube at her local gym.
It was an irritating 10 minutes of breathing, but one that Fair said ultimately helped her drop what she...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:53 PM
After battling stomach problems for years, Sarah Croessmann took action. On the advice of her doctor, she tried eating fewer fats, then removing dairy. Four years ago, she hit on a winner: She cut gluten from her diet.
Croessmann, a 25-year-old Baltimore...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:00 PM
A new study has backed up what others have found: Women who want to loose weight should keep a food journal, avoid skipping meals and eating in restaurants, especially at lunch.
The study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Wednesday evening, a leaner -- though not necessarily meaner -- Ray Lewis stepped outside of the Under Armour Performance Center and strolled to a microphone stand surrounded by reporters and video cameras.
The 37-year-old inside linebacker was...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:04 AM
It's a common refrain in Gia D'Anna's office: Extra inches that childbirth or time left around the middle are resisting diet and exercise.
D'Anna is the office manager for a Lutherville plastic surgeon, and, as a mother, she sympathizes with the...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Taylor DesRosiers was a competitive swimmer throughout her life, always fit. But in her first year of medical school, she realized that had changed — she was at an unhealthy weight.
The rigors of her education had piled on top of two rough years in...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:07 PM
He was nearly unrecognizable, not just from the guy who played for the organization seven years earlier but from the one who had just been in the building eight months ago.
That Ma'ake Kemoeatu (ma-AH-kay key-moy-AH-too) weighed 415 pounds, struggled...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Those looking to lose weight, quit smoking or keep tabs on a malady have a lot of choices in the smartphone app stores. Choosing one that's beneficial is more of a problem.
Science is still trying to catch up to the market for mobile health applications,...
| Apr 16, 2010
| 4:22 PM
John-John reports on this week's Biggest Loser: The first hour of the episode features a visit by financial guru Suze Orman, last year’s winner Danny, and the gift of two cars!At first I’m a little confused why Orman is on......