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Andrea K. McDaniels

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Andrea K. McDaniels is an award winning health and medicine reporter at The Baltimore Sun, where she writes about the latest medical advances. She has also covered minority and small business, manufacturing, retail and marketing since coming to the newspaper in 2001. A native of Virginia, McDaniels moved around a lot as a kid. She has lived in Baltimore longer than anywhere else in life. She has a fascination with fitness, diseases, medicine and other health-related topics. An exercise fanatic, she's probably tried just about every fitness activity there is. Her favorites are running, hot yoga and kickboxing. Before coming to The Sun she worked the Charlotte Observer and The New York Times.

Recent Articles

  • Some lead tests inaccurate, health officials say

    Some lead tests inaccurate, health officials say

    State health officials are urging parents to check if their children need to be retested for lead in their blood after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control said this week that some tests were not accurate. The FDA said that some tests created by Magellan Diagnostics...

  • Main Street in Ellicott City may be closed until Saturday after water main break

    Main Street in Ellicott City may be closed until Saturday after water main break

    Crews have repaired and replaced most of a water main break that caused a sinkhole closed a section of Main Street in Ellicott City Wednesday, Howard County officials said. An 11-foot section of a 12-inch pipe was repaired by 5 p.m. and county officials said they expected to restore water "momentarily."...

  • Bariatric surgery has evolved over time

    Bariatric surgery has evolved over time

    Obesity is a growing problem in the United States and Americans have increasingly turned to surgery to help them lose weight. Nearly 200,000 people now get bariatric surgery each year. The procedures have improved and evolved over the last decade. Dr. Gustavo E. Bello, a bariatric surgeon for the...

  • Some Aunt Jemima, Hungry Man, Save-A-Lot branded frozen foods recalled for possible Listeria

    Some Aunt Jemima, Hungry Man, Save-A-Lot branded frozen foods recalled for possible Listeria

    The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is warning consumers not to eat frozen foods sold under the brand names Aunt Jemima Brand, Hungry Man, and Save-A-Lot because of possible Listeria contamination. The products were supplied by Pinnacle Foods of New Jersey and include 25 different...

  • Bringing virtual reality to medical treatment

    Bringing virtual reality to medical treatment

    With a futuristic headset wrapped around her head, Dr. Sarah Murthi looks as if she is ready to play a video game. But the surgeon at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, dressed in pink scrubs, is instead examining the heart of a volunteer patient as she demonstrates one way she hopes virtual reality...

  • GBMC nurse named most amazing in her profession

    GBMC nurse named most amazing in her profession

    A nurse from Greater Baltimore Medical Center known for her work with sexual assault victims has been named "America's Most Amazing Nurse" by Prevention Magazine and "The Doctors," a syndicated television show. Laura Clary was chosen for the award from among five finalists during a broadcast of...

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