| May 10, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Summer is almost here, and with it likely some blistering hot days. A recent study suggests the elderly should beware when the temperature spikes, because they face an increased risk of winding up in the emergency room short of breath on those days. And...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:40 PM
William F. Childs III, a retired engineer who was an early salesman of do-it-yourself cement products, died of complications from heart disease April 23 at his Towson home. He was 95 and lived for many years in Stoneleigh.
Born in Salisbury, he was a...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Mildred Kern, an original resident of the North Oaks Retirement Community who had worked overseas for the United Nations, died of heart disease Sunday at her home. She was six days short of turning 105.
"She was our oldest resident, and she was our...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Mary E. Mormann, a homemaker who worked in her husband's antiques business, died Sunday of complications from heart disease and diabetes at St. Joachim House in Southwest Baltimore. She was 88.
The daughter of farmers, Mary Ellen Towler was born in Java,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:52 AM
With a stabbing and three shootings in parts of Edgewood in less than a month, a top Harford County Sheriff's Office official told members of the Edgewood Community Council Wednesday that deputies are working hard to address the issue of more violent...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Marcella E. Grice, an artist and calligrapher, died April 13 from complications of heart disease at Sinai Hospital. She was 87.
The daughter of an insurance executive and a homemaker, the former Marcella Editha Harman was born in Baltimore and raised...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Irene Pollin, the wife of former Washington Capitals and Wizards owner Abe Pollin, has given $10 million to Johns Hopkins' Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease. Her donation establishes the Kenneth Jay Pollin Professorship in Cardiology...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Lauren Williams and her father unbox the treasure: a three-wheeled cycle, powered by the arms.
Larry Williams adjusts the footrests and affixes Lauren's feet with Velcro straps. Lauren, 26, narrows her eyes in determination, pushes one pedal with her...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Many people think of nursing homes as places to go to die. But here in Maryland, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers are in fact places people go to live. They are a big part of the solution to the state's health care challenges, providing...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:23 AM
At a time when nearly a third of Maryland children between ages 10 and 17 are either overweight or obese, you'd think there'd be a law against selling junk food and sugary drinks on school grounds. Wrong. While many in-school cafeterias in Maryland,...