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Heart Disease

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  • Robert Vigorito to be honored before 30th annual Columbia Triathlon

    Robert Vigorito to be honored before 30th annual Columbia Triathlon
    Robert Vigorito knew he had changed some lives over the years since he helped start the Columbia Triathlon in 1984. He transformed an inaugural event that attracted fewer than 100 competitors into one of the top triathlons in the country with as many as...
  • 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...
  • Mildred Kern, U.N. worker

    Mildred Kern, U.N. worker
    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...
  • 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,...
  • After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC

    After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC
    Sandy Johnson and her son, Jeff, were juggling the demands of classes and exams, jobs and family life in pursuit of associate degrees. They also were confronting what could have been an insurmountable obstacle: homelessness. "This has been a tough...
  • Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes

    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes
    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
  • 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...
  • Spring is the perfect time to taste the rainbow

    Spring is the perfect time to taste the rainbow
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Catherine Schroeder, dietetic intern. Spring showers inspire the growth of a colorful array of fruits and vegetables to decorate your...
  • 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...
  • 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...