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Heart Disease

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  • Remembering Lou Panos [Editorial]

    Remembering Lou Panos [Editorial]
    We lost a good friend at the newspaper this week. And the public, from casual readers to those steeped in politics, lost a trusted journalist. Lou Panos, longtime Baltimore area journalist and political editor for this newspaper, died Sept. 8 of...
  • Beware smoothies, embrace veggies

    Beware smoothies, embrace veggies
    It was excellent that readers could see that experts say smoothies and fruit drinks could sabotage their healthy diets ("Debate swirls over juicing," Sept. 5). Doctors have known this for years. I've told hundreds of patients that I have a pound of...
  • Local surgeon helps in Syria, where health care system is overwhelmed

    Local surgeon helps in Syria, where health care system is overwhelmed
    Dr. Adam Kushner agreed to go to Syria last month to help in any way he was needed. And when the Baltimore surgeon got there, the work was waiting for him. In the hours before he arrived at a small hospital in the northern province of Aleppo, a nearby...
  • Charles L. Fitzpatrick, Navy flier

    Charles L. Fitzpatrick, Navy flier
    Charles Leonard Fitzpatrick, a retired postal administrator and Navy veteran who survived an emergency landing in a storm off the Aleutian Islands during World War II, died of heart disease July 7 at his Catonsville home. He was 92. Born in Baltimore...
  • Mint-flavored, but more addictive

    Mint-flavored, but more addictive
    A report last week by the federal Food and Drug Administration that menthol-flavored cigarettes pose a greater risk to public health than ordinary cigarettes signals that the agency may finally be prepared to regulate their sale or perhaps ban them...
  • Dennis Hill, longtime city police spokesman, dies

    Dennis Hill, longtime city police spokesman, dies
    Dennis S. Hill, a former Baltimore City Police Department spokesman known for his mellow voice, authoritative presence and accessibility to the media, died Saturday of heart disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Forest Hill resident was 71. In...
  • Services planned for Catonsville child who died after transplant

    Services planned for Catonsville child who died after transplant
    Services for 6-year-old Teresa Bartlinski will be held at St. Mark Church in Catonsville on Friday and Saturday, the family's pastor said Tuesday. Viewings for the child, who died Monday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, will be held Friday...
  • Catonsville girl back on heart transplant list

    Catonsville girl back on heart transplant list
    Doctors determined that Teresa Bartlinski, the 6-year-old Catonsville girl struggling to accept a donor's heart, will be re-listed on the transplant list. The family announced on their blog, ourplacecalledhome.blogspot.com, that Teresa will remain on...
  • Catonsville Fourth of July a day-long celebration

    Catonsville Fourth of July a day-long celebration
    Catonsville resident Jeff Brooks doesn't set his family's chairs out along Frederick Road days, even weeks, before the renowned annual Fourth of July parade. Brooks, along with about 15 family members and friends, watches the parade from a piece of 30-...
  • The power of fruit

    The power of fruit
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Rachel Ernzen weighs in on fruit. Antioxidants naturally found in fruits are gaining popularity as "power foods" and can be found added to a variety...
  • Dr. Henry N. Wagner, medical professor

    Dr. Henry N. Wagner, medical professor
    Dr. Henry N. Wagner Jr., a retired Johns Hopkins nuclear medicine professor who did early research in his field, died of complications from heart disease Tuesday at his Mount Washington home. He was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised on West Fayette...
  • Dr. Reubin Andres, gerontologist

    Dr. Reubin Andres, gerontologist
    Dr. Reubin Andres, a retired gerontologist who challenged commonly circulated height-weight tables for the elderly and conducted diabetes research, died of complications from heart disease Sunday at his Lake Roland-area home. He was 89. Dr. Andres...