| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:18 PM
So many Americans experience dangerous fluctuations in heartbeat that about 400,000 times a year a device is implanted in their chests to keep a normal rhythm.
But the defibrillators that send a life-saving electric buzz through the heart can be so...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Only people with high cholesterol and a significant risk of heart attack and stroke would be put on statins, under new guidelines released Tuesday by a panel of experts overseen by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Members of the Middle River Volunteer Fire Company aren't relying only on boot drives, poker tournaments and hall rentals for extra revenue.
The 46-member department in eastern Baltimore County recently sold ad space on its ladder truck and a fire...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Happiness doesn't come in a red can. Obesity does.
That's the tag line from a commercial that will begin airing soon in the Baltimore area, and it's a not-so-subtle attack on Coca-Cola mounted by a group of local health advocates including Howard County'...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:07 AM
The Horizon Foundation earlier this week launched a new television ad campaign calling on Coca-Cola to help fight childhood obesity.
Starting next week, the $40,000 campaign will hit the air, with 30- and 90-second advertisements playing on broadcasts...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:36 AM
Roland Park Elementary/Middle School has won a National Recognition Award as a Healthy Campus from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation.
Roland Park is the first public school in...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Some blood vessels don't show up on circulatory system diagrams, or even in the plain light of a laboratory lamp. These are microscopic, forming networks at the ends of the system, feeding living tissue with nutrients and carrying off wastes.
| Sep 4, 2013
From The Aegis dated Sept. 8, 1988:
Eighteen-year-old Timothy Scott Sherman, who was convicted of killing his parents while they slept in the bedroom of their Bel Air home in October, was given two consecutive life sentences 25 years ago this week....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Right-hander Jason Hammel took the first major step toward returning to the Orioles in September, throwing from a mound Friday for the first time in nearly four weeks and feeling no discomfort in his right forearm.
“It went real well, 44 pitches...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Ever since racing returned to their hometown in 2011 with the then-Baltimore Grand Prix, longtime friends Marc Bunting and Kieffer Rittenhouse have tried to combine their love for the sport with their love for the city.
Despite a more competitive...
| Aug 8, 2013
John W. Gardner, a retired accountant and World War II Navy pilot who left his estate to various charities, died Friday of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 93.
"John is an incredible example for each of us. He loved people and our...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:51 AM
Upper Chesapeake Health, the not-for-profit company that owns and operates Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace and the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, has announced seven people have joined the firm's board of directors.