| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
News flash: Some overweight and obese women work harder to get healthy when they're not ordered to lose weight, but told their current body shape is fine and that maintaining it is an acceptable goal.
The women on whom this approach has most recently...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:25 PM
An estimated 220,000 Americans undergo some type of bariatric surgery each year, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has revealed that he is one of them.
The high-profile Republican – who hasn’t revealed his weight but is estimated to tip the...
| Jul 12, 2013
These activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818.
Food drive The center will be accepting donations for the Lighthouse Shelter and Food Link during July. Suggested are...
| Jul 11, 2013
You already know you should keep a food journal if you want to lose weight, right?
So why don't you do it?
One weight-loss expert thinks he knows the answer.
"It's just not sexy enough," said J. Graham Thomas, a research professor at Brown Alpert...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:08 AM
What’s it like to go out to eat with Jillian Michaels, the drill sergeant-like trainer on NBC’s weight loss reality TV series “The Biggest Loser” — known for getting in the faces of the show’s overweight contestants?...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The flowing robes and abayas shrouding the people of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates can’t hide the truth of a federation-wide weight problem.
So the city of Dubai, famous for its opulent shopping centers and towering skyscrapers in the desert,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the U.S. Navy Country Current as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 6:15 p.m. at HCC’s Alumni Amphitheater.
The band is a seven-member...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:06 AM
You don't have to be a heavy drinker to suffer from liver problems. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has become the most common chronic liver disease in all developed countries, including the United States, says Dr. Srinevas K. Reddy, assistant...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Obesity in America is an epidemic. The percentage of population that is overweight or obese has never been higher. Along with this phenomenon go higher rates of diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and joint problems such as arthritis. Obesity is a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Is drinking water the cure for the nation’s obesity epidemic? Not likely. But a recent study has found that drinking a couple of glasses of water before meals can help people consume fewer calories.
There’s long been a lot of folklore...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). The latest post is from Jessica DeCostole, a dietetic intern....