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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

  • Authorities brace for more overdoses after Maryland deaths linked to elephant sedative

    Authorities brace for more overdoses after Maryland deaths linked to elephant sedative

    Health and law enforcement officials around the state are bracing for an uptick in drug overdoses as a deadly synthetic opioid only meant for use in large animals has hit Maryland streets. The drug, carfentanil, already has been linked to two overdose deaths in Anne Arundel County and one in Frederick...

  • Irregular heartbeat can lead to other health complications

    Irregular heartbeat can lead to other health complications

    Three to five million Americans have atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat. That number is expected to increase significantly in the next decade. If left untreated an irregular heartbeat can cause life-altering complications over time. But Dr. M. Yousuf Kanjwal, the director of clinical cardiac...

  • HBO movie on Henrietta Lacks puts spotlight on Johns Hopkins

    HBO movie on Henrietta Lacks puts spotlight on Johns Hopkins

    As a movie starring Oprah Winfrey about Henrietta Lacks and her groundbreaking cells hits television screens Saturday, one major character in her story has remained muted. Johns Hopkins Medicine, whose doctors took Lacks' cells without her consent during a diagnostic procedure in 1951, has kept...

  • Encouraging mom and baby bonding in the NICU

    Encouraging mom and baby bonding in the NICU

    Premature babies with health problems often end up in neonatal intensive care units, separated from their mothers. This once-standard practice can be emotionally taxing on mothers and, doctors say, it may not be the best care option for babies. The infants often stay in the hospital long after...

  • Preserving fertility can be expensive for cancer patients

    Preserving fertility can be expensive for cancer patients

    Lauren Malloy and her husband, Fitzhugh, had just decided to start a family last year when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Already devastated by the diagnosis, she then learned that chemotherapy could make her infertile. Malloy, 31, had options, however. She could "preserve" her fertility...

  • LGBTQ group criticizes Johns Hopkins over views of two psychiatrists

    LGBTQ group criticizes Johns Hopkins over views of two psychiatrists

    The country's largest advocacy group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has criticized Johns Hopkins Medicine in its latest health index for not taking a tough stance on the controversial views of two of its psychiatrists who believe there is virtually no scientific evidence that...

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