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  • Repeal water tax

    As Gov. Larry Hogan settles into office, he faces the impressive challenge of balancing Maryland's budget while making good on his pledge to cut taxes for residents. Sugar Free Kids Maryland, the state's leading voice in the fight against teen diabetes...
  • Reed overcomes diabetes to win

    Reed overcomes diabetes to win
    DAYTONA BEACH — Before 20-year-old Ryan Reed beat NASCAR veterans Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski, he had to deal with a far greater opponent: diabetes. "To be diagnosed four years ago with Type 1 diabetes, I thought I'd never...
  • Cholesterol is back on the menu in new federal dietary guidelines

    Cholesterol is back on the menu in new federal dietary guidelines
    Go ahead and make that omelet. A new draft of the federal government’s healthy eating guidelines is poised to scramble some long-standing advice on cholesterol-rich foods. Nutrition and public health experts advising the federal government...
  • Blogger says he's feels vindicated in free speech fight

    A North Carolina blogger who writes about nutrition said Friday he feels vindicated in his long-running free speech fight with a state agency over his online posts. Steve Cooksey sued the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition three years ago...
  • Overeating, Unhealthy Behaviors Lead To Rise In Type 2 Diabetes

    With all that health issues that confront us, who would have guessed something as simple as having extra sugar in your blood, a condition known as diabetes, would be such a problem. But consider this: diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in...
  • Jerry Mathers goes from 'The Beaver' to Health Advocate

    During the 1950s, Jerry Mathers appeared in several feature films as a child actor before being cast in 1957 as Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver in the sitcom "Leave it to Beaver." These days however, he travels the country discussing health issues as...
  • Forging a new path forward with Cuba

    In December, President Barack Obama took bold action and made a historic announcement to end more than five decades of failed U.S. policy toward Cuba. He renewed his commitment during the State of the Union address and has already dispatched Assistant...
  • Johnson& Johnson projects aim to spot who'll get a disease

    Imagine being able to identify who is likely to develop a particular disease — and then stop the disorder before it starts. That's the goal of three research projects launched by Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical research arm, Janssen Research &...
  • Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs

     Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs
      One in a Hundred Summer Camp Kids diagnosed with Asperger's, PDD-NOS, high-functioning autism, ADD, ADHD, nonverbal learning disorders or anxiety disorders will find summer fun here. Over five weeks, campers write and perform their own plays, play...
  • Mental illness doubles risk of dying early, study says

    Mental illness doubles risk of dying early, study says
    People with mental illness face twice the risk of dying early as the rest of the population — even though death is most often due to natural causes, new research shows. And while the mortality risk is highest for individuals with serious mental...
  • Home-delivered diet meals not the final answer for healthy weight loss, maintenance

    Diets wouldn't be nearly as challenging an undertaking if you removed all of the planning, shopping, measuring and counting involved. Delivery programs do all of that for you, and meals appear right on your doorstep. No preparation, no impulse shopping...