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American Heart Association

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  • New guidelines released for treating high cholesterol

    New guidelines released for treating high cholesterol
    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....
  • Light could replace shock to regulate hearts

    Light could replace shock to regulate hearts
    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...
  • A small step against obesity in Howard Co.

    A small step against obesity in Howard Co.
    Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
  • Upper Chesapeake Health welcomes seven new board members

    Upper Chesapeake Health welcomes seven new board members
    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. "The...
  • Thanks to those who helped save a life at C. Milton Wright

    Editor: As the Nurse Coordinator and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Coordinator for Harford County Public Schools, I want to thank and commend the team who responded to our emergency at C. Milton Wright High School. Members of the community,...
  • For River Hill High sophomore, volunteering is a way of life

    For River Hill High sophomore, volunteering is a way of life
    Athena Kan, a sophomore at River Hill High School, did not have to look very far to learn the values of volunteering. Her parents, Kenny and Henrietta, are largely responsible for Athena's volunteering spirit. The family has participated in American...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Look good, feel better This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and suggestions...
  • Arbutus Elementary celebrates 25th Goofy Games

    Arbutus Elementary celebrates 25th Goofy Games
    Students, parents and teachers at Arbutus Elementary School spent the final day of May in a frenzy of fun as they celebrated the 25th annual Goofy Games. Friday's noncompetitive field day was started by Arbutus physical education teacher Connie Lemon in...
  • Memorial for Dennis Lane set for Merriweather Post

    Memorial for Dennis Lane set for Merriweather Post
    In Howard County, Dennis Lane was an iconic individual, his friend Paul Skalny said Friday. So it's fitting that a celebration of the life and legacy of the Howard County blogger takes place at an equally iconic Columbia landmark: Merriweather Post...
  • Nearly $3M in community impact grants awarded by United Way

    Nearly $3M in community impact grants awarded by United Way
    The United Way of Central Maryland will provide nearly $3 million in community grants intended to provide financial stability to families, quality education to children and healthy alternatives to individuals, the organization said this week. In all, 71...
  • Your chance to comment on road improvements [Montpelier/South Laurel]

    On April 18, representatives of Prince George's County Department of Public Works and Transportation conducted a briefing on planned improvements to the intersection of Muirkirk Road at Odell Road and Cedarbrook Lane in South Laurel. Project Manager...
  • Tower FCU employees help raise funds, awareness

    Tower FCU employees help raise funds, awareness
    Tower Federal Credit Union held its sixth annual Employee Appreciation Day and Casual for Kids Day fundraiser Sept. 19 at its Laurel headquarters. Tower employees, dressed causally in jeans, sneakers and their favorite sports team shirt, enjoyed a...