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  • New grant expands Baltimore's 'B'more Fit' program [Commentary]

    New grant expands Baltimore's 'B'more Fit' program [Commentary]
    It is certainly not news that obesity is a growing health problem in this country and in the city of Baltimore. What is alarming, however, is that obesity has a disproportionately higher rate and impact on low-income, non-white populations in America. The city of Baltimore is no exception with a 36 percent obesity rate, including a 45.3 percent rate among African-Americans.
  • Trying to lose weight? Don't go it alone, study says

    Trying to lose weight? Don't go it alone, study says
    For the 78 million American adults who are obese and may be ready to lose a significant amount of weight, a new study has some advice: Don't go it alone. The study was conducted with a grant from Weight Watchers International and carried out, in part,...

    Weight Watchers launches new diet plan, targets human nature

     
    The world’s most well-known diet has a new plan. In one of its biggest diet overhauls in 50 years, Weight Watchers International announced yesterday Weight Watchers 360. The company’s new plan builds on the Points Plus plan, which came out...

    As Medifast expands, will it outgrow Maryland?

    As Medifast expands, will it outgrow Maryland?
    It's not a matter of "if" but "when." Medifast Inc., the No. 3 manufacturer of weight-loss food products, is growing so quickly in that industry that there will soon come a time when it outgrows its sole production facility in Owings Mills and builds...

    Hopkins researchers aim to uncover which mobile health applications work

    Hopkins researchers aim to uncover which mobile health applications work
    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,...