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American Heart Association

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  • Many at-risk heart disease patients lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment

    A daily low dose of aspirin can offer important protection against cardiovascular disease, but University of Florida researchers say that the people who could receive the most benefit from the medication may not be taking it. A UF study found that only...
  • The myriad benefits of fish oil

    The myriad benefits of fish oil
    Consumers face a dizzying array of products and claims in the dietary supplement aisle — but a little knowledge can go a long way in helping chart a healthy lifestyle. One of the more popular supplements, fish oil, is promoted as preventive or...
  • 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,...
  • EatingWell: When it comes to added sugars, think sprinkle, not scoop

    Maybe you've sworn off refined "white" sugar and think that sweetening a latte with, say, agave nectar, is better because, "it's natural." Truth is, most health experts agree that the best move you can make when it comes to added sugars (those added to...