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Should Baltimore Put Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks?

1 Written by: | Tuesday, May 31, 2016 10:00am

Photo via @LukeARollins

Photo via @LukeARollins

Various political big wigs in Baltimore have made it their mission to put warning labels on sugary drinks, advising potential purchasers about the damaging health effects of such beverages. Doing so would put Baltimore on the cutting edge of the new anti-sugar activist movement. Read More →

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Johns Hopkins Has Designed the Most Fashion-Forward Prosthetic Foot Yet

0 Written by: | Friday, May 27, 2016 9:11am

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Johns Hopkins has become a leader in developing fancy prosthetics, like the thought-controlled robotic arm. But this new prosthetic foot developed by a team of Hopkins students is a step above the rest (sorry). Read More →

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Harbor East’s 4th Annual FIT+ Outdoor Fitness Festival – June 25th, 2016

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 1:45pm

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On Saturday, June 25 it’s time to get out and work out at Harbor East’s 4th Annual FIT+ Outdoor Fitness Festival! Fit+ (Fit Plus) brings your workout to the streets of Harbor East with a morning of free fitness instruction from Maryland Athletic Club, lululemon athletica and Under Armour Brand House. Read More →

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Former Baltimore Colt Diagnosed Posthumously with Brain Damage

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:22am

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When he was alive, Bubba Smith was a defensive end for the Baltimore Colts (and, later, a star of the Police Academy films). But in the final years of his life, he displayed a significant cognitive decline, becoming unable to do simple things like paying his own bills or going shopping.  Read More →

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What’s Next? The Future of Public Health

0 Written by: | Monday, May 23, 2016 11:00am

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The future is the focus on June 9, 2016, for one of the most anticipated events of the Centennial year at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Read More →

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Medical Marijuana Moving Slowly in Maryland

0 Written by: | Monday, May 23, 2016 9:25am

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Way back in 2013, the Ravens won the Super Bowl, the movie Sharknado created a minor Twitter storm, and the Maryland legislature approved medical marijuana. Now it’s 2016, the Ravens are a disaster, Sharknado feels like a retro treat, and we’re still not much closer to medical patients having access to cannabis.

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Food & Drink, Health and Fitness

Baltimore Restaurant Inspections Are Now Online

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:44am

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Are you curious about what goes on in the kitchens of your favorite dining establishments? Read More →

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Opioid Addiction Hits Harford County Hard

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:20am

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Photo via National Geographic

Prince’s death is widely being attributed to complications stemming from opioid addiction, the latest drug panic to sweep America. Read More →

Health and Fitness, Ravens Nation

Raven Donates $80,000 to Medical Marijuana Research

0 Written by: | Monday, May 16, 2016 9:04am

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Many former NFL players have to cope with chronic pain as a result of years of getting smashed around on the field. According to one group, there’s a drug that helps ex-players cope with this issue: medical marijuana. Read More →

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Certain Nutrients Bad for Pregnant Women, Hopkins Study Warns

0 Written by: | Friday, May 13, 2016 10:12am

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Vitamins are good, right? Well, it’s complicated, according to new research out of Johns Hopkins. Read More →

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