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American Heart Association

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  • Ads make trucks a revenue engine at Middle River Volunteer Fire Co.

    Ads make trucks a revenue engine at Middle River Volunteer Fire Co.
    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...
  • 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...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Education programs Howard County General Hospital will offer the following community education programs. Unless noted, all programs will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center at the Medical Pavilion, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. Space is...
  • Evelyn S. Coyle, farmer and volunteer

    Evelyn S. Coyle, farmer and volunteer
    Evelyn S. Coyle, who owned and operated a northern Baltimore County farm with her husband and was a longtime volunteer at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Saturday of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She...
  • Keeping your sugar in check

    Keeping your sugar in check
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Mindy Athas weighs in on sugar. The term sugar is used for a...
  • 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...
  • 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...