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American Heart Association

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  • Maxine R. Dixon, 92, of Taneytown

    Maxine Roberta Hess Dixon, 92, of Taneytown, died Monday, June 2, 2014, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. Born Dec. 18, 1921, in Carroll County, she was the eldest daughter of the late Wilbert and Marie Hilderbrick Hess. She was the wife of...
  • Robert W. Fogle III, 58, of Westminster

    Robert William Fogle III, 58, of Westminster, died unexpectedly in the line of duty, Friday, May 30, 2014, at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore. Born Dec. 4, 1955, in Frederick, he was the son of Janet M. Wagner Fogle, of Hanover,...
  • Column: Drinking up as the heat turns up

    When we think of hydration, we may think of water - HOWEVER - just as important is what else is lost when we sweat. Sweat is the combination of water and electrolytes, including sodium, potassium, calcium, chlorine, phosphate, and magnesium. It is...
  • Griswold School Budget Heads To Round Three

    Griswold School Budget Heads To Round Three
    While a vote of 612-550 resolved the town government budget for fiscal 2014-15, the school budget is headed for round three following a cut of an additional $342,000. The cut was made by the Board of Finance the day after the revised school spending...
  • California stores aren't required to have defibrillators, court rules

    Large retail stores in California are not legally required to have automated external defibrillators for customers in case of medical emergencies, the California Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday. In a ruling written by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-...
  • Automated defibrillators not required in big-box stores, justices rule

    Large stores in California need not keep automated external defibrillators for customers who suffer heart attacks, the California Supreme Court decided. In a unanimous ruling Monday, the state's highest court said California law requires only that...
  • Donald E. Timney, 74, of Westminster

    Donald E. Timney, 74, of Westminster, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Born April 24, 1940, in Lonaconing, he was the son of William E. Timney and Rhetta Dodd Timney. He was the husband of the late Patricia Ann...
  • Donald E. Blumberg, 60, of Hanover, Pa.

    Donald Edward Blumberg, 60, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, died Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Carroll Hospital Center. Born Dec. 10, 1953, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Albert and Dorothy Dolle Blumberg. He was the husband of Pamela S. Adams...
  • Melvin A. Walker, 74, of Hanover, Pa.

    Melvin Arthur Walker, 74, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at home. Born Feb. 14, 1940, in Randallstown, he was the son of the late Melvin Arthur and Mildred Elaine Clagett Walker. He was the husband of Linda Marie Ellis Walker,...
  • Hospital honored with achievement award

    Carroll Hospital Center has received the Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart...
  • Coconut oil has a new image as health, beauty aid

    Coconut oil has a new image as health, beauty aid
    Once vilified for its abundant fat content, coconut oil is being trumpeted as a miracle elixir. As a health fad, it's dual purpose, bandied about as a head-to-toe natural beauty product and as a food that can cure what ails you. Coconut oil's health...
  • California ruling a victory for big-box stores -- and capitalism

    California ruling a victory for big-box stores -- and capitalism
    The California Supreme Court has ruled that big-box stores in the state don’t have to keep automated external defibrillators. Maura Dolan writes: “The ruling stemmed from a lawsuit filed by the family of Mary Ann Verdugo, 49, who suffered...