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  • Put opiate overdoses on 'to-do' list

    Put opiate overdoses on 'to-do' list
    Hello? Earth to The Baltimore Sun. We're shocked, appalled and dismayed at your to-do list for Governor-elect Larry Hogan ("A to-do list for Larry Hogan," Nov. 9). Are you aware there is a heroin epidemic in Maryland? The Department of Health and Mental...
  • Suburban woman died after ingesting drug 'sass,' police say

    Suburban woman died after ingesting drug 'sass,' police say
    A woman from Spring Grove died after apparently ingesting a synthetic drug known as "sass," a form of Ecstasy made from the sassafras plant, authorities said. Cristina Villasana, 21, was admitted to the Lindenhurst Freestanding Emergency Center about...
  • Obama, FDA need to crack down on antibiotics in factory farms

    Obama, FDA need to crack down on antibiotics in factory farms
    I appreciate the attention brought to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Kate Kelland's article "Drug-resistant superbug found in 1915 soldier killed by dysentery" (Nov. 6). It is incredible to think that about 100 years ago antibiotic...
  • All About Food: Sugar is sweet, and so is moderation

    All About Food: Sugar is sweet, and so is moderation
    Did you know that the amount of total added sugar (not the sugar found in fruits, vegetables or dairy products) that we consume has risen from 6.3 pounds per person per year in 1822 to more than 100 pounds today? An 18.2% rise occurred between 1980...
  • Madelyn Butler: Dressing up pot as medicine doesn't cut it

    Madelyn Butler: Dressing up pot as medicine doesn't cut it
    The relationship between a doctor and a patient is a sacred trust and a legal bond. One of the most common treatments that doctors provide to patients is to prescribe medications. When writing a prescription, the doctor stipulates a specific medication,...
  • No trans fat cake for U. of I. prof about to turn 100

    No trans fat cake for U. of I. prof about to turn 100
    Just days away from his 100th birthday, University of Illinois adjunct professor Fred Kummerow continues to wage war on trans fats — personally from his kitchen table and professionally through a proliferation of research papers he is still...
  • Bravo! pet foods and Kong Aussie Sticks dog treats recalled

    Bravo! pet foods and Kong Aussie Sticks dog treats recalled
    Two companies recalled pet food or treats from the market over the weekend Bravo! pet foods and Kong Aussie Sticks dog treats because of possible health-safety issues. Bravo! recalled select lots of turkey and chicken pet foods for dogs and cats...
  • Food additives and colorings to avoid

    Food additives and colorings to avoid
    A time used to exist when we didn’t have to worry about harmful products being added to our foods, but now it is hard to find foods that are all-natural. The effect that these added ingredients have on our child’s growing bodies is not fully...
  • Does your child need weight management?

    Does your child need weight management?
    Eating the wrong foods, lack of exercise, too much screen time — it’s no wonder that one-third of U.S. children and teens are classified as overweight or obese. Childhood obesity is one of our nation’s most serious health problems,...
  • Biotech leaders forecast more growth

    Biotech leaders forecast more growth
    Biotech industry leaders from around the state met Monday in Fort Lauderdale to foster collaboration and keep the industry on a steady growth track. The two-day conference is expected to attract about 500 business owners, research institute leaders,...
  • Former Huntington Beach Mayor Alvin Coen struggles with Alzheimer's disease

    Former Huntington Beach Mayor Alvin Coen struggles with Alzheimer's disease
    Felicia Coen has been married to her husband, Alvin, for 53 years. Yet every day that passes, she feels like she's losing the love of her life. Alvin Coen, a three-time mayor of Huntington Beach and a local lawyer, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease...