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  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12

     Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Veterans Day pancake breakfast To show...
  • Simple moves can help cut your health care costs: Part 1 of 2 parts

    No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • En la guerra contra esas libras de más, muchos pierden

    En la guerra contra esas libras de más, muchos pierden
    Como en todas las batallas, donde se gana o se pierde, en la guerra contra las libras de más cada día muchos están siendo derrotados. Por lo menos eso es lo que indican cifras en Florida, que señalan que más del 64 por ciento de la población está siendo...
  • Berkeley's soda tax a sweet victory

    Three years ago, Richmond City Councilman Jeff Ritterman became aware that about a third of his city's fifth- and seventh- graders were obese, and that the numbers were getting worse. A retired cardiologist who got into politics to improve public...
  • Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'

    Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'
    Having Type I diabetes hasn't brought 9-year-old Anna Bemiss down, but it sure makes going places more difficult. Since her diagnosis two years ago, Anna must carry with her a blood sugar meter, lancers and test strips so she can test her blood several...
  • Youngster's fundraiser helps fight diabetes

    Youngster's fundraiser helps fight diabetes
    Just in time for National Diabetes Month in November, Davie first-grader Jace Tacher — who has Type 1 diabetes — raised $900 for the Diabetes Research Institute. The youngster teamed up with the Whole Foods Market store in Pembroke Pines for...
  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier

    Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier
    For all its flaws, the federal Affordable Care Act is beginning to fulfill one of its missions: to change a health-care system that could only be described as sick itself. While much of Obamacare focused controversially around health insurance, other...
  • Tax on sugary drinks approved in Berkeley; S.F. measure falls short

    In voting Tuesday, Berkeley voters became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • 10 simple changes to make your life healthier and less stressed

    10 simple changes to make your life healthier and less stressed
    We all know we should live a healthier life, but getting started can feel like climbing Mt. Everest. Do you really have to spend hours at the gym and eat 12 servings of vegetables every day to get in shape? No — the way to get started is to take...