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  • Hershey sours on children's health

    Hershey sours on children's health
    Why is state Sen. Stephen Hershey Jr. standing in the way of healthier food for Maryland's children ("Bill looks to put healthy drinks in kids' meals," March 12)? Senator Hershey has now stood up on the floor of the Maryland Senate to argue against two...
  • Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare

    Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare
    Low-income patients with diabetes are getting better access to medical care in states that have expanded Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act, suggests a new study that provides one of the first indications of the sweeping law's health...
  • Medical researcher: Studies, data can prompt improvements in public health

    Jana Hirschtick grew up with a father who was a physician and a mother who worked as a teacher -- both professionals with an altruistic nature, she recalled. Today, Hirschtick, 33, works as an epidemiologist at Chicago's Sinai Urban Health Institute...
  • Ban on fast-food eateries in South L.A. hasn't cut obesity, study says

    Ban on fast-food eateries in South L.A. hasn't cut obesity, study says
    Seven years ago, Los Angeles made national headlines with a novel attempt to reduce obesity in South L.A. by banning new fast-food restaurants. But a new study found the effort has not achieved its intended goal. A Rand Corp. report released...
  • Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted

    Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted
    At first glance, whole grains, such as whole wheat, barley, quinoa and brown rice, may not seem like a controversial topic, but misconceptions and half-truths abound, creating barriers to meeting the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommendation to consume at...
  • Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy

    Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy
    Weary mothers with toddlers, weathered laborers and elderly folks hunched over walkers all jostled for position, filling almost every available seat in the nondescript waiting room at the Erie Family Health Center in West Town. It was a routine Monday...
  • Around Town

    Boys chorus to welcome visitors Boys age 8 to 10 are invited to learn what it's like to sing in the All-American Boys Chorus during a free "shadow day" on Saturday. The event runs from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Orange County fairgrounds, 1055 Arlington...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: It's a no-brainer; eat nuts and berries

    My dear friend's son, a self-confessed math geek, got married on what some say is "the Pi day of the century," March 14, 2015. It had to be explained to me that this date represents the revered math symbol for the number that begins 3.1415 and continues...
  • ResearchKit: Five things to know about Apple's medical apps

    The tools in Apple's ResearchKit could give researchers more data to work with by making it easier for people to offer themselves up to science, but even supporters say the data won't be appropriate for every study. Here are key things to know:...
  • Sugar in food is poorly labeled, and the industry likes it that way

    Sugar in food is poorly labeled, and the industry likes it that way
    A wild animal is never more dangerous than when it is cornered. And Big Sugar is lashing out with all the sweet venom it can muster in response to the latest attacks on the iniquities of the American diet. These attacks are now seemingly coming from all...
  • Howard County health digest

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. •Living with diabetes. Learn from an...