| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating whole grains is associated with a decreased risk of prediabetes, a blood sugar elevation that can precede diabetes in adults, according to new research.
Swedish residents who ate food containing more than 59 grams --...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Every now and then, someone emails me a story that is circulating on the Internet or Facebook. One day, the information was about artificial sweeteners. I happened to have a can of diet soda next to me.
After reading the article, I could...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Mary E. Mash, 65, went to be with our Lord on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.
Mary was a 1965 graduate of Boonsboro High School, and retired from the Best Western and Venice Inn and Motel after 35 years...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Martha Jean Ayers, 70, of 9706 Driftwood Lane, St. James Village, Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Nov. 5, 1942, in West Union, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Paul Eugene and Neva Akins Martin....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:41 PM
Charles “Charley” Martin McCoy, 77, of 18732 Mesa Terrace, Hagerstown, Md., passed into eternal peace on Feb. 23, 2013.
Born and raised in Funkstown, Md., he was the son of the late Mabel Alice Hoffman-McCoy and Raymond Lewis McCoy....
| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Leon R. Bowers, 78, of Dargan, Md., passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, Dec. 13, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
Born Oct. 2, 1934, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Samuel and Viola (Shaw) Bowers.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:39 AM
David "Dave" Fulton, 58, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at the Washington Hospital Center with family by his side.
He was the loving husband of Candice Whitter Fulton, his wife of 36 years.
Born Dec. 20, 1953, in Frederick, he was...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diabetes has already been tied to an increased risk of kidney and cardiovascular troubles, nerve damage and vision loss, and now a new study finds diabetics to be more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have...
| Dec 9, 2012
The American Diabetes Association Education recently awarded its recognition certificate to the Meritus Endocrine, Nutrition and Diabetes Education, or MEND, program for the quality of its diabetes self-management education program.
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:48 AM
William Ralph Harris, 64, of Wolverine and formerly of Wixom, Mich., died Dec. 4, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.
William was born on Nov. 16, 1948, in Midland, Mich., the son of Ralph and Ellen (Sackrider) Harris and was raised in Petoskey...