| Oct 13, 2012
Shari and Judi Zucker became vegetarians as teenagers, shared high school records in the mile and two-mile and became authors together at 17.
"We've been walking our talk — running our talk — since we were 16," says Judi.
Their first book,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one out of 133 people are living with celiac disease, an autoimmune disease.
For eight-year-old Grace Rennard, a student at Trailside Elementary, this statistic did not seem accurate.
Grace, who lives with...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"Blue Bloods" co-star Jennifer Esposito accuses CBS of "shameful behavior" in handling her illness....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
When President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, I felt a burden being released from my shoulders. When I was four years old, I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease, an auto-immune disease that caused me to become intolerant of gluten. ...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:35 PM
With the diagnosis of a wheat allergy for my seven year old niece, I became aware of what it is like to plan a menu …...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets.
Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:53 PM
After battling stomach problems for years, Sarah Croessmann took action. On the advice of her doctor, she tried eating fewer fats, then removing dairy. Four years ago, she hit on a winner: She cut gluten from her diet.
Croessmann, a 25-year-old Baltimore...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:09 AM
With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Mark Twain's Pizza Landing was transformed one day when a women walked into the parlor and had an interesting request.
"We had a guest who brought her own rice noodles in- and asked for her noodles to be put in a dish and heated up. It was a curious...
| Aug 4, 2012
It's too late to lose that unwanted weight for summer. But if you start now — and aim to shed a modest 2 pounds a week — you could drop as much as 40 pounds in time to ring in 2013.
The hardest part, however, might be choosing a new diet....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A year and a half ago, plagued with what appeared to be a sinus infection and recurring low energy, Ed O’Brien had his doctor run a number of tests to find out why he felt so run down.
The test led to two results: A diagnosis that O’Brien was...