| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Dr. Homer Eli Favor, a retired Morgan State University economist who was an original member of the civil rights activist group whose members called themselves the "Goon Squad," died of heart disease Saturday at the Baltimore-Washington Medical Center.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Last week's decision by the American Medical Association to categorize obesity as a disease brought out the expected reaction — cheers from advocates who believe this growing health threat has been neglected and a collective shrug from others who...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Days before the official May 22 publication date of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (DSM-5), a number of psychiatrists who were closely associated with the project scrambled to do some preemptory damage control, mostly by...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Saint Agnes Hospital will work with local churches to screen for heart disease, using a $244,455 grant from The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation.
The hospital announced Thursday that it had received the award.
The screening program will focus on...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:45 PM
William Nathaniel Tate, a retired concrete worker and Korean War combat veteran, died of heart disease Feb. 16 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The former Park Heights resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Division Street, he attended Booker T....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Before Brendan Fields arrived at Boys' Latin last summer, the Lakers' basketball team was at the bottom of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference.
But that almost seems inconsequential in the context of where Fields was, and...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A new study provides the best evidence to date that a Mediterranean diet high in olive oil, fish, vegetables and nuts can reduce heart disease.
The research, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine online edition, found that the diet can...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Gwen Darwin McDade, a retired architect who worked on the Johns Hopkins medical campus and later designed structures for the State Highway Administration, died of heart disease Saturday at his Glen Arm home. He was 87.
Born in Verona, Pa., he was the son...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Family, friends and a host of elected officials celebrated the life of East Baltimore Del. Hattie N. Harrison at the West Baltimore United House of Prayer for All People, in a ceremony borne on the spirited rasps of trombones and rhythmic clattering of...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Time magazine reports that vegetarians live longer than their meat-chomping friends.
Meanwhile, a six-year study of 70,000 Seventh-Day Adventists, published in the current issue of the American Medical Association's Journal of Internal Medicine, found...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Janet Virginia Garrity, who enrolled in college at age 47 and went on to earn a master's degree in social work, died of heart disease Tuesday at Brightview Assisted Living in Towson. She was 81 and lived in Salisbury.
Born Janet Virginia Green in...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Montpelier Mansion will be closed for a period of time this year for some major restoration work dealing primarily with moisture control issues. While the actual facility is closed, some programs usually offered there will be held at different venues in...