Andrea K. McDaniels

Writer

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

  • Columbia nursing home makes elder Koreans feel at home

    Columbia nursing home makes elder Koreans feel at home

    A woman sat in a wheelchair intently reading a story in a Korean-language newspaper about an earthquake that had ravaged a part of her native land. Other grey-haired residents at the Lorien Columbia skilled nursing center clapped their hands as they sang a traditional Korean song about feeling...

  • Ask the expert: Don't pack on the pounds during the holiday season

    Ask the expert: Don't pack on the pounds during the holiday season

    With the holiday season upon us, so is the temptation to overeat — and gain weight. Parties and get-togethers mean lots of savory foods and sweet desserts that may be hard to pass up. But Mindy Athas, an outpatient dietitian-nutritionist at the Tevis Center for Wellness at Carroll Hospital in Westminster,...

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