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Heart Disease

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  • Diseased or just fat?

    Diseased or just fat?
    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...
  • Biological psychiatry's false paradigm

    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...
  • Catonsville girl receives transplant, but is rejecting heart

    Catonsville girl receives transplant, but is rejecting heart
    Ann Bartlinski placed the Eucharist and a pearl-beaded rosary blessed by the hands of the late Pope John Paul II on the chest of her 6-year-old daughter, Teresa, who lay Tuesday in a hospital bed, her tiny body rejecting a donor's heart. Teresa...
  • Mary E. Mormann, homemaker

    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,...
  • Responses discussed, as Edgewood sees another spike in violent crime

    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...
  • Wife of former Capitals, Wizards owner donates $10 million to Hopkins for heart research

    Wife of former Capitals, Wizards owner donates $10 million to Hopkins for heart research
    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...
  • Rawlings-Blake touts safety of major Inner Harbor events

    Rawlings-Blake touts safety of major Inner Harbor events
    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...
  • Vegans and vegetarians live longer

    Vegans and vegetarians live longer
    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...
  • Janet Garrity

    Janet Garrity
    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...
  • Dr. Martin Helrich

    Dr. Martin Helrich
    Dr. Martin Helrich, a pioneering anesthesiologist who had headed the department of anesthesiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Sunday of complications from heart disease at his Pikesville home. He was 91. "Martin was so...
  • Homer E. Favor, civil rights activist

    Homer E. Favor, civil rights activist
    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. A...
  • Early menopause linked to heart disease

    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...