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Diabetes

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  • Nonprofit is working to reduce health disparities in Oliver

    Nonprofit is working to reduce health disparities in Oliver
    In response to your editorial about programs in Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, I would like to highlight the efforts of Baltimore HELPS (Healthy Eating Leading Partnerships for Seniors), an initiative being led by Medicare's Quality Improvement...
  • Good Deeds: Spotlight on the American Heart Association

    Good Deeds: Spotlight on the American Heart Association
    Nonprofit organizations abound in Howard County, and Howard Magazine highlights who they are, what they do and how you can help. Name: American Heart Association Who: Annette Fisher, senior director, marketing and communications, Mid-Atlantic region...
  • Vegan diet good for kids and animals

    Vegan diet good for kids and animals
    As Jill Rosen highlights in her recent article ("The Littlest Vegans," March 20), an increasing number of today's youth are growing up on a diet loaded with healthier and more humane plant-based foods. Since we develop lifelong eating habits at a young...
  • Md. veterans official accused in benefits kickback scheme

    Md. veterans official accused in benefits kickback scheme
    A former high-ranking official at the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has been accused of running a kickback scheme from his state office, allegedly fabricating military achievements and disability claims in exchange for a cut of the resulting...
  • Baltimore police add patrols to battle west-side violence

    Baltimore police add patrols to battle west-side violence
    Jim Mingle and Mike Boyd, detectives for the Baltimore Police Department, usually work in ties and jackets, but as daylight wanes on this day, they are standing on a West Baltimore street corner in their uniform blues. "Still fits," Mingle says, patting...
  • Maynard E. Keadle, Baltimore County principal

    Maynard E. Keadle, Baltimore County principal
    Maynard E. Keadle, a retired principal of Dulaney and Perry Hall high schools known for putting his students and faculty first, died of complications from diabetes Tuesday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Timonium resident was 84. "It seemed that Maynard was...
  • New study scrutinizes heart stent procedures

    New study scrutinizes heart stent procedures
    A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit. However, nearly...
  • Week of Father's Day puts spotlight on men's health

    Week of Father's Day puts spotlight on men's health
    It's Men's Health Week, and public health officials are encouraging men to pay more attention to their bodies. Not only should they be paying more attention to little changes that don't seem right, they should be getting annual checkups. Diseases common...
  • Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says

    Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says
    Dawn Cofiell was adamantly opposed to delivering her son Donovan by cesarean section three years ago, but a complication made it unavoidable. The experience was so smooth, pain-free and convenient that she surprised her doctor with requests to plan the...
  • Diets suggested for more pregnant women

    Diets suggested for more pregnant women
    Before Aiesha Eddins got pregnant, she didn't give much thought to her diet. "I ate whatever," said the 27-year-old Owings Mills woman. "We ordered take-out." But when she weighed in at 220 pounds during her initial prenatal visit, she quickly earned...
  • Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people

    Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people
    Earlier this month a Texas Rangers sportscaster went from calling live highlights of a baseball game to talking about a botched robbery. The sportscaster's incoherent switch confused listeners, but doctors saw the symptoms of aphasia, a disease not...
  • Death from marathon running low

    Death from marathon running low
    The stories of marathon runners collapsing and dying at the finish line are enough to scare anybody thinking of participating in one of the 26.2 mile races popular around this time of year. But a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers has found the...