| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The drastic increases in the number of people living with diabetes and the number of new cases diagnosed each year may have leveled off, according to U.S. health officials.
Researchers found little change in the prevalence and incidence of diabetes...
| Sep 26, 2014
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-...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:14 PM
After growing steadily for nearly two decades, the rate of Type 2 diabetes among American adults appears to have stalled, according to a comprehensive new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC team said the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Soda consumers may be getting a much higher dose of the harmful sugar fructose than they've been led to believe, according to a new study by the Childhood Obesity...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to invest in diabetes and heart disease prevention efforts in five designated regions in the state, including Baltimore.
The award is one of 21 grants...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Do you ever feel like your job is killing you? If you work long hours, your job might be giving you diabetes.
Health experts have noticed for years that people who spend a lot of time at work are more likely to have various types of health problems,...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2014
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Enfield fourth-grader Anna Bemiss was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when she was in first grade.
Last school year as a third grader, Anna took part in the Connection Invention Convention, sponsored in town by the Enfield Foundation for Excellence in...
| Oct 1, 2014
Internal medicine physician Dr. Martha Rodriguez and her office are one of the first local offices to participate in a new Medicare coordination program designed to increase quality of care and lower health care costs.
Called an Accountable Care...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:10 PM
The thoughts and memories still spin like a revolving door.
But these days, the door turns a little slower for Bill Petit.
The good things in his life fight mightily against the heartache he endured seven years ago.
Awarding a local children's...