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Heart Disease

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  • State says wear red. No, purple. No, both.

    On the face of it, the state of Maryland is flying in the face of Purple Friday. The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation sent out a message on Twitter today urging Marylanders to wear red Friday to show their commitment to fighting heart...
  • Boys' Latin basketball standout overcomes heartbreak

    Boys' Latin basketball standout overcomes heartbreak
    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...
  • Solving the state's health disparities

    Solving the state's health disparities
    Nearly 10,000 people in West Baltimore are diagnosed each year with new cases of diabetes, hypertension and other treatable, chronic health conditions — enough to fill 24 jumbo jets. These illnesses will kill many of them and complications will...
  • Mediterranean diet linked to heart health

    Mediterranean diet linked to heart health
    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...
  • Harford teachers want to protect health benefits, union head says

    Harford County teachers want their salaries to begin moving higher after several years of stagnation, but not at the expense of the health care benefits they receive, the head of their union said earlier this week. Harford County Education Association...
  • Gwen McDade, architect

    Gwen McDade, architect
    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...
  • South Laurel/Montpelier: Montpelier Mansion moves programs during renovations

    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...
  • Md. congressional leadership demands answers from VA

    Md. congressional leadership demands answers from VA
    Calling the failures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore "inexcusable," Maryland's congressional leadership on Monday demanded the beleaguered agency develop an immediate plan to fix the local problems in processing disability claims....
  • The key role of nursing homes

    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...
  • Red meat risks: One more reason to go vegetarian

    Red meat risks: One more reason to go vegetarian
    The new link between meat consumption and heart disease, discovered by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the Cleveland Clinic, is just the latest evidence linking meat consumption to killer diseases that cripple, then kill, 1.3 million Americans annually. Dr. Hazen'...
  • Margel L. Burton, factory worker

    Margel L. Burton, factory worker
    Margel L. Burton, a retired factory worker and former longtime Dundalk resident, died March 29 from complications of pneumonia at Carolina Point Nursing Home in Durham, N.C. She was 81. The daughter of farmers, the former Margel Love Gray was born and...
  • Maryland has second highest number of health mandates

    Maryland has second highest number of health mandates
     Maryland has the second highest number of health mandates - or procedures and services insurers are required to cover in policies. Rhode Island is the state with the most number of mandates, according to research by the Council for Affordable Health...