| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Ellen Loreck, MS, RD, LDN;, weighs in on red meat.
Picture this: You're out to dinner and there are juicy porterhouse steaks, sumptuous burgers, and...
| Feb 19, 2013
Anyone who has felt a connection with a pet understands why Bernadette Slesinski-Evans needed her faithful dachshund with her in the hospital.
But for seriously ill patients such as Slesinski-Evans, a request to spend a few precious hours with a beloved...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Federal health officials declared this season's flu outbreak an epidemic Friday as Maryland hospitals and clinics continued to treat unusually high numbers of patients for the virus and manufacturers reported low supplies of the vaccine to treat the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets.
Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center will provide a guest post. This week, Christine Dobmeier weighs in on healthy holidays.
Holiday season is in full force. In the grocery stores, there are large displays of chocolates...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young adult drivers who usually get less than six hours of sleep per night are more likely to crash than those who sleep in, according to a new study from Australia.
"Anything we can do to reduce the risk of becoming...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:23 PM
That chronic groin pain sometimes felt by athletes may be called a sports hernia, but it's not really a hernia at all, according to Dr. Katherine G. Lamond, assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a surgeon at...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Catherine Schroeder, dietetic intern.
Spring showers inspire the growth of a colorful array of fruits and vegetables to decorate your...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:40 AM
A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze weighs in on fall fruits and vegetables.
The chill of fall is in the air along with the bright red, orange and yellow colors of the...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:54 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors spend about 40 minutes getting approvals from insurance companies to get a psychiatric patient from the emergency room to a hospital bed, according to a new study.
In some cases, the researchers found the approval...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Cara Shipley, dietetic intern.
In June all of the farmers' markets, like the Orioles, are in full swing. The definition of "local"...