| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Right-hander Jason Hammel took the first major step toward returning to the Orioles in September, throwing from a mound Friday for the first time in nearly four weeks and feeling no discomfort in his right forearm.
“It went real well, 44 pitches...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:46 AM
Note by Pamela Hernandez with Thrive Personal Fitness, "Dana has a story that reminds me in a small part of my own. I remember too hours spent in hospital waiting rooms while my grandmother fought the health challenges brought on my obesity and smoking....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States right now and sadly has been for some time. Back in 2004, the American Heart Association took notice of this statistic as well as the concerning fact that women weren't taking notice...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Ever since racing returned to their hometown in 2011 with the then-Baltimore Grand Prix, longtime friends Marc Bunting and Kieffer Rittenhouse have tried to combine their love for the sport with their love for the city.
Despite a more competitive...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Train for Apple Trample 5K
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. —The 34th annual Apple Trample 5K takes place Saturday, Oct. 19.
Race organizers are offering a special training program for all levels and ages of runners/walkers from Monday, Aug. 26, through Monday,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:09 PM
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of their beloved father, Richard A. Coover Sr., 83, who passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
A memorial service and gathering will...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Charles "Chuck" Emmett McLaughlin III passed away July 6, 2013 at the age of 69. He was born Nov. 27, 1943 in El Paso, Texas while his father was serving in the U.S. Army. He spent most of his youth in Somerset. Following the sudden death of his father at...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Dear Pharmacist: What do you think about fish oil being linked to prostate cancer? I used to take it every day, but stopped after hearing about it in the news. Do you still recommend it? — L.D., Miami
Dear L.D.: My opinion is that headlines...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:08 PM
My gym membership is a tax deduction. So are my running shoes. And my bike. And my Rush "2112" cycling jersey.
This is because I write about fitness for a living, and if (probably "when") I get audited, I can point to hundreds of articles that prove all...
| Aug 9, 2013
Avera St. Luke's is offering cardiopulmonary resuscitation classes for people who work in the health care field. The classes, which feature the American Heart Association standards, are offered through a combination of online work and a live skills...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:32 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black patients with heart failure were more likely to be hospitalized for complications of the disease than whites with heart failure, in a new study.
They also tended to be younger and heavier, were less in shape and were...