| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Long gone are the days when all fats were "bad." Now we know that what's important are the types of fat we eat, and how much. For instance, oils--full of unsaturated fatty acids--generally fall into the "healthy" camp.
When you choose oil over a solid...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Healthcare providers voiced heavy support Thursday for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration plan to declare trans fats an unsafe food additive.
"This is long overdue," said Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian and wellness expert at the Cleveland Clinic in...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:25 PM
The long war on trans fats may be drawing to a close.
The government proposed new rules Thursday that would all but ban the artery-clogging fats, a move that will force makers of margarine, frozen pizza and other processed foods to reformulate their...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:51 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health, the not-for-profit company that owns and operates Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace and the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, has announced seven people have joined the firm's board of directors.
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Gerard (Gerry) Litrento is BankUnited's senior executive vice president of Retail and Business Banking.
Litrento manages the bank's retail branch network, private banking and sales strategy, and small-business banking areas. His division provides credit...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Quvenzhane Wallis made history with her portrayal of 6-year-old Hushpuppy in "Beasts of the Southern Wild," becoming the youngest performer ever nominated for an Oscar. Now 9 and entering fourth grade at home in Louisiana, she next stars in Steve McQueen'...
| Jul 31, 2013
Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s national campaign to get America moving. The Heart Walk is a non-competitive walk that celebrates those who have made lifestyle changes and encourages many more to take the pledge to live...
| Jul 31, 2013
Camryn Baugh Fundraiser
Friday 8/16 from 8pm until Close at the Endzone on Veteran's Memorial Parkway in Lafayette. $5.00 cover to get in. Selling bracelets and having raffles. Camryn has leukaemia and is having a bone marrow transplant in...
| Aug 8, 2013
John W. Gardner, a retired accountant and World War II Navy pilot who left his estate to various charities, died Friday of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 93.
"John is an incredible example for each of us. He loved people and our...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Experts are urging doctors to ease up on using medications to control blood pressure in older patients. Rather than aim for a target blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg, the target will be relaxed slightly to 150/90 mm Hg, according to new guidelines issued...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Only people with high cholesterol and a significant risk of heart attack and stroke would be put on statins, under new guidelines released Tuesday by a panel of experts overseen by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology....