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COPD (INACTIVE)

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  • Medical-religious partnerships can address health needs of an aging society

    In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
  • County council hopes to battle obesity with task force

    Harford County is fairly healthy, though more than 60 percent of its adults and children are classified as either overweight or obese, a rate that has tripled since 1996, according to the health department. Harford also ranks worse than the rest of the...
  • Lighten up

    Lighten up
    A strange observation about our nation is reflected in a recent health department presentation to the Harford County Council, namely that our country is so wealthy that poor people are often overweight. Maybe it's just a coincidence, but even as the...
  • Stuart L. Buchwald

    Stuart L. Buchwald
    Stuart L. Buchwald, a former Baltimore professional prestidigitator who performed under the name of "Stuartini the Magnificent," died Oct. 21 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer at his home in Hollywood, Fla. He was 67. Mr. Buchwald...
  • Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett

    Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett
    Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett, a retired Baltimore Sun news photographer whose career spanned nearly four decades, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Homewood at Plum Creek, a Hanover, Pa., retirement community. The former Ellicott...
  • Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker

    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker
    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. She was 92. Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...
  • Nancy H. Suerth, casting agent

    Nancy H. Suerth, casting agent
    Nancy H. Suerth, former owner of a commercial cleaning and janitorial services company who later established a casting and talent agency, died Dec. 8 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Edgewood...
  • Blood pressure drug could fix lung damage in smokers

    Blood pressure drug could fix lung damage in smokers
    A new study from Johns Hopkins shows that commonly used blood pressure drugs can prevent the most serious smoking-related lung damage in those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the nation's third leading cause of death. The study involved...
  • Charles A. 'Charlie' Wilson, businessman

    Charles Alego "Charlie" Wilson Jr., retired owner of a Baltimore stationery company, died Tuesday from complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Easton home. The former Stevenson resident was 91. Mr. Wilson was born in Baltimore...
  • Anne Arundel teacher retires after 44 years

    Anne Arundel teacher retires after 44 years
    Linda Flaherty has been teaching at Mayo Elementary School in Edgewater for so long that she says her first students are now approaching their mid-50s. She was hired out of college in 1967, when Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the first Super Bowl was...
  • W. Thomas Barnes

    W. Thomas Barnes
    W. Thomas Barnes, retired chief financial officer of Johns Hopkins Hospital whose charitable interests included many Baltimore nonprofits, died Jan. 17 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville....
  • Clinton Fisk Wells Jr., statistician

    Clinton Fisk Wells Jr., statistician
    Clinton Fisk Wells Jr., a retired U.S. Department of Agriculture statistician and World War II veteran, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Oak Crest Village retirement community home. He was 88. Born in San Jose, Calif., Mr....