| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Baltimore city is looking for someone to develop a mobile app that helps people reduce their risk of heart disease.
The city is one of four chosen by the theU.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesto take part in a contest dubbed The Million...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Women who enter menopause before their 46th birthday are twice as likely to suffer a stroke or coronary heart disease, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.
The risk from early menopause is true no matter the ethnic or racial background of a woman, the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on vegetables.
Did you know there are more than 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables? While praised as a "good...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:45 AM
We read with interest the July 24 article by Candus Thomson entitled "$40 million federal grant will help Baltimore replace aging bus yard." Our team has been working with the residents living near the Kirk Avenue bus yard for nearly 10 years. Over 30...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Environmentalists paddled kayaks along Dundee Creek on Saturday to call attention to the recently announced sale of three local coal-fired power plants they say should be shut down for polluting the air.
Jan Hoffmaster of Millersville, the outings...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:20 PM
The family of a Belcamp man, who died during a medical emergency in November 2011, is claiming in a multi-million-dollar wrongful death suit filed Tuesday that a Harford County sheriff's deputy's alleged order to stop a neighbor from performing CPR on the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Tuesday touted a summer of safe high-profile events in the downtown area — part of a strategy, aides said, to rebut those who have characterized the Inner Harbor as unsafe.
The mayor's remarks were intended to...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Individuals and families in Harford County and Cecil County are invited to the Healthy Living in Havre de Grace Health Fair Saturday at the Havre de Grace Community Center to have fun, listen to live music, participate in aerobic dance competitions, win...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Mindy Athas weighs in on sugar.
The term sugar is used for a...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Change has started to materialize in the Prince George's County health care system, and Laurel Regional Hospital, in many ways, is on the front end of it.
A new hospital president and University of Maryland doctors who manage the emergency department...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:04 AM
It's a common refrain in Gia D'Anna's office: Extra inches that childbirth or time left around the middle are resisting diet and exercise.
D'Anna is the office manager for a Lutherville plastic surgeon, and, as a mother, she sympathizes with the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Early menopause may mean a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
The researchers say the risk can be twice as high, and doctors should help women avoid early menopause if possible. “If...