| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Under the watchful eye of the coaching staff, Ravens left offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie is working to melt off pounds in the summer heat.
McKinnie reported to training camp overweight and wasn't allowed to practice on the first day. Listed at 6...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:13 PM
I am appalled at the vendors' opinions quoted in your July 25 article about Howard County farmers' markets. Given the rate of obesity in this country, and the rise of obesity-related diseases in children, encouraging families to shop for fresh, local...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). The latest post is from Jessica DeCostole, a dietetic intern....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Not breaking news: Ravens left offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie wasn't on the practice field for the first full day of training camp.
Oh, well, death, taxes and McKinnie being overweight ...
The giant tackle was missing Thursday, which left a gaping...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:06 AM
You don't have to be a heavy drinker to suffer from liver problems. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has become the most common chronic liver disease in all developed countries, including the United States, says Dr. Srinevas K. Reddy, assistant...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Newly appointed Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis has been on Twitter for less than two weeks, and already he's been hacked.
The department's own account was compromised, too.
On Wednesday morning, the department announced two...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Our leaders in Washington face tough budget issues ("Obama budget would have big impact in MD," April 11). But one proposal we should all agree on is for targeted investments in local pre-kindergarten learning. As a grandfather, I support giving America's...
| Jun 14, 2013
For three hours each work week, Bert Rice walks laps around Burba Lake at Fort Meade — part of a mission by the federal government to build a healthier workforce.
Rice, 76, a retired Army colonel and former Anne Arundel County councilman working...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In recent weeks, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has faced tough questions from local media about her close friendship with a prominent Baltimore lobbyist. But, at the same time, the mayor's PR team has raised Rawlings-Blake's national exposure through a...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Good luck to Jessica Weiderholdt in keeping her 70 pounds off ("Teacher adopts new diet, lifestyle," June 20). However, the article looks like an advertisement for Beachbody exercise and Shakeology drinks.
The American Medical Association has agreed...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Last week's decision by the American Medical Association to categorize obesity as a disease brought out the expected reaction — cheers from advocates who believe this growing health threat has been neglected and a collective shrug from others who...
| Jun 28, 2013
The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center will offer exercise classes in beginning yoga, pilates, yoga/pilates combination, fitness fusion, prenatal yoga, Yin yoga and zumba starting July 15. The session will run for...