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Heart Disease

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  • Get ready: Halloween and Senior Expo are headed your way

    Now that the the dog days of summer are behind us, and school is back in session, there are a couple of critters missing from my house three days a week — my granddaughter, Allison, and my grandog, Waddles, her Chihuahua who was also my house...
  • New bus depot helps correct an environmental injustice

    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...
  • Keeping your sugar in check

    Keeping your sugar in check
    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...
  • 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...
  • Laurel Regional sees changes as county's health care system evolves

    Laurel Regional sees changes as county's health care system evolves
    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...
  • 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...
  • Kicking the meat habit

    This has not been a banner year for the meat industry. A study by the Harvard School of Public Health confirmed once again that meat consumption raises the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and World Health Organization Director General Margaret...
  • From Sun Magazine: Budging the bulge with CoolSculpting

    From Sun Magazine: Budging the bulge with CoolSculpting
    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...
  • Do coconut beverages have health benefits?

     Do coconut beverages have health benefits?
    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), which is printed here. This week, Amy Reed weighs in on coconut drinks....
  • Health professionals look inward to tackle obesity

    Health professionals look inward to tackle obesity
    Taylor DesRosiers was a competitive swimmer throughout her life, always fit. But in her first year of medical school, she realized that had changed — she was at an unhealthy weight. The rigors of her education had piled on top of two rough years in...
  • Insurance more predictive of death after heart attack than race

    Health insurance was a better predictor of survival from health attacks and strokes than race, according to Johns Hopkins researchers who looked at health outcomes in some Maryland hospitals. Specifically, those who did not have coverage were more likely...