A supply chain and logistics company based in Waltham, Mass., has purchased nearly 10 percent of the shares of Medifast, a weight loss program company based in Owings Mills, in a series of transactions since late July, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Owings Mills-based Medifast said Friday that it plans to close eight "under-performing" weight loss centers by the end of the month and sell 10 to 15 other centers next year, part of a push toward franchising as the performance of company-owned locations declines.
Annapolis-based critical care physician turned nutritional intervention expert Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen wants to help Americans take back their health with his new book, "Discover Your Optimal Health."
So the gray-and-white Jerusalem donkey this month becomes the 18th livestock resident of the new Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary and Eco Retreat in Ellicott City. Livestock is the specialty at this historic manor house with 10 acres that was recently turned into Howard County's only haven catering chiefly to farm animals.
Social recruiting: While just a few years ago, much of the action took place on online job boards, now sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter has supercharged the experience for recruiters and job-seekers alike.
Maryland lawmakers, including Sen. E.J. Pipkin and Del. Michael Smigiel, are losing weight, inspired by Annapolis lobbyist Bruce Bereano's Medifast diet. They stuck to their diets, even at the J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake.