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American Heart Association

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  • Towson Town Center seeing red on Feb. 3 for national heart disease awareness event

    Towson Town Center is hosting National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 3, in conjunction with Go Red For Women, a program of the American Heart Association. The event is designed to increase awareness of the threat to women of heart disease and heart...
  • John Carroll hoops helping the American Heart Association

    John Carroll hoops helping the American Heart Association
    The John Carroll boys basketball team is teaming up with St. Margaret School to raise money for the American Heart Association.  When the Patriots take on Calvert Hall Friday – junior varsity is set for 5:15 p.m. with the varsity to follow at 7...
  • Know the warning signs of heart attack and stroke

    February is American Heart Month. I couldn't let this month go by without researching and writing about heart disease. The warning signs of heart attack and stroke always bear repeating. The first paragraph of the Presidential Proclamation for American...
  • Omega-3s: Are they all equal?

    Omega-3s: Are they all equal?
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on Omega-3 fatty acids. Over the past few years there has been a lot of hype over Omega-3 fatty acids. They are said to help...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Travelers Employee Selected As Chair Of The 2014 American Heart Association Walk

    The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Greg Toczydlowski of Travelers as Chair of the 2014 Greater Hartford Heart Walk. The 2014 Heart Walk will take...
  • 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...
  • Dark chocolate may ease walking for patients with artery disease

    Dark chocolate may ease walking for patients with artery disease
    Older people who have trouble getting around because of poor blood flow to their legs may be able to walk a little longer and farther after eating dark chocolate, according to a new small Italian study. People with peripheral artery disease (PAD) who ate...
  • The cholesterol myth: Is sugar the big culprit?

    The cholesterol myth: Is sugar the big culprit?
    If you want to reduce your risk for the type of coronary heart disease often referred to as “clogging” or “hardening” of the arteries, should you reduce the amount of cholesterol, saturated fat or sugar in your diet? If you&...
  • School vending machines ditch Oreos, Fritos for 'smart snacks'

    School vending machines ditch Oreos, Fritos for 'smart snacks'
    The school vending machine is no longer an easy place to satisfy a snack craving. Under new national nutritional guidelines that kick in Tuesday, schools that are part of the national school lunch program can no longer sell treats such as Oreos and...
  • Marathon-running cardiologist offers up sage advice

    Wellington resident and local cardiologist Dr. Stuart Baine lives his life as an example to his patients and those around him. "The human body is the most amazing machine," he said. "But, like most machines, if you don't take care of it the machine...
  • Food companies back group fighting nutrition standards on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON A special interest group representing school nutritionists and backed financially by big food companies including six from Minnesota is pushing legislation that would allow school districts to bypass new lunch rules restricting sodium and...
  • Donald E. Timney, 74, of Westminster

    Donald E. Timney, 74, of Westminster, died Friday June 6, 2014, at 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 Hoban...