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  • New program to bring healthy food to city's corner stores

    New program to bring healthy food to city's corner stores
    Baltimore City plans to help corner stores in West Baltimore stock healthier fare, and get kids and their parents interested in buying it, as part of an effort to reduce childhood obesity. Though on the decline among young children nationally, obesity...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots The Department of Health is offering free vaccinations. Nasal-spray vaccine is for healthy people age 2 to 49. It is not for pregnant women. The clinics also have the high-dose flu shots for people 65 years of age and older. Pneumococcal...
  • Howard school board to again focus on wellness policy

    Howard school board to again focus on wellness policy
    "Brain breaks" are becoming part of the Howard County school day, and it's all part of the fight against childhood obesity. The physical activities breaks are part of the Howard County Public School System's implementation of the not-yet-finalized...
  • Patrick H. Vogel, executive for wine, spirits distributor

    Patrick H. Vogel, executive for wine, spirits distributor
    Patrick H. Vogel, former president of Republic National Distributing Co.'s Maryland division, died Feb. 21 of cancer at his home in Louisville, Tenn. He was 62. The son of Herman Lentz "Bunny" Vogel, who was a corporate officer of H.C. Spinks Clay Co., a...
  • Lutherville Vol. Fire Co. to get $4.2M addition

    Lutherville Vol. Fire Co. to get $4.2M addition
    A $4.2 million addition and renovation at the Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company that will more than double floor space and improve conditions for the company's 100-plus volunteers will begin in mid-March, Mullan Contracting Co. announced in a statement...
  • Brain-boosting nutrition

     Brain-boosting nutrition
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Whitney Wallace. We all know that eating right, getting regular physical activity and getting adequate sleep are important for...
  • 'Today' show wants to help Baltimore get healthier

    'Today' show wants to help Baltimore get healthier
    NBC's "Today" show and Baltimore officials launched a year-long campaign Sunday to help improve the health and fitness of city residents. The "Today" show asked viewers across the country to nominate a city for the public service campaign. The morning...
  • Containing Putin [Editorial]

    Containing Putin  [Editorial]
    The seizure of the Crimea region of southern Ukraine by Russian troops over the weekend has created the most serious crisis in Europe since Moscow's 2008 incursion into Georgia, which led to the effective dismemberment and annexation of parts of that...
  • Death of former Dumbarton Middle teacher underscores power of his legacy [Letter]

    His name was Richard Di Stefano, but for the hundreds of us who trained at Dumbarton Barbell, he was known simply as "Mr. D." The Dumbarton Barbell Club was his baby, started in a basement room (once a designated fallout shelter) of Dumbarton Middle...
  • Yoga working out for seniors at Catonsville Senior Center

    Yoga working out for seniors at Catonsville Senior Center
    For 82-year-old Catonsville resident Laura Christian, taking a yoga class at the Catonsville Senior Center for the past three years with her daughter, Jeanne Hall, 62, has been more than just a way to relieve stress. "It's relaxing, and it keeps me...
  • Towson University posts lowest on-campus crime rate in decades

    Towson University posts lowest on-campus crime rate in decades
    Towson University posted its lowest crime rate in 19 years in 2013, with just one instance of violent crime on campus and a combined 118 instances of Part 1 crime, according to university statistics. According to data provided by the university, the...
  • Class of the month: REV60 Zen

    Class of the month: REV60 Zen
    The lights are low and the bass is thumping, but the cycle room at Rev Cycle Studio in McHenry Row is no dance club. Halfway into the studio's Rev60 Zen class — a "fusion" of 40 minutes of cycling and 20 of yoga — a dozen cyclists are pedaling...