| Feb 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
People of a certain age remember a different after-school time than today's kids experience. Once, after school meant grabbing a basketball, gathering the gang, and returning to campus to shoot hoops. Or for those who lived in neighborhoods where parks...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Most anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight probably has wondered about appetite, perhaps wishing it to be less voracious. Scientists are looking at appetite and feelings of fullness as they try to figure out genetic connections to weight and what...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:56 AM
HARTFORD — ThinkIt DrinkIt wants to fill a niche in the market for a health-conscious public always thirsty for something new.
If you'd like a sports drink with a bone supplement and a little extra energy, ThinkIt DrinkIt will whip it up and...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:54 PM
A new children’s book by an Orlando physician is working its way into children’s hearts.
“Your Amazing Heart,” (IHB Publishing) written by Dr. Edwin Lee is gearing up for its Amazon debut Feb.18.
As part of National Heart...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Soda consumption is down nationwide, to per capita levels last seen in 1987. It’s even down among kids.
As word gets out about the empty calories in soft drinks, people have been getting the message. Such changes come slowly, but they happen....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:10 PM
SACRAMENTO — Citing studies linking soda to obesity, a state lawmaker and medical experts proposed a first-in-the-nation bill Thursday that sugary drinks sold in California carry health warning labels similar to those on cigarette packs.
| Jan 17, 2014
Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the following classes at its Belcher Pavilion (formerly Health Sciences Pavilion), seventh floor of the Doordan Institute, Annapolis. To register, visit aamcevents.com or call 443-481-5555.
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
From many corners of the United States -- Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Mississippi -- recent years have brought heartening news about the relentless rise in obesity among American children: Several years into a campaign to get kids to eat better and...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:59 AM
African American women who follow the same diet as white women and exercise just as much tend to lose less weight because they burn fewer calories, a new study suggests.
"Many large and well done studies have demonstrated that African American women tend...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Rice is the most popular grain worldwide, feeding over half of the globe, according to the USA Rice Federation. In the U.S., consumption of this gluten-free grain has doubled over the last three decades, to more than 25 pounds per person per year. This is...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Do you sometimes feel your health is at the mercy of your hectic jet-setting job?
Maybe you're a consultant who wakes up early every Monday to catch that 5:00 a.m. flight. Or you frequently take exhausting cross-country business trips....