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Heart Disease

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  • Health officials warn public about coming heat

    Health officials warn public about coming heat
    As Memorial Day approaches and the temperatures rise, some state health officials are reminding residents to take care of themselves and their children and neighbors. The state is activating its heat emergency website, dhmh.maryland.gov/extremeheat,...
  • Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning

    Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning
    As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
  • Air quality alert issued for Baltimore

    Air quality will be poor in Baltimore on Sunday, according to state officials. Higher than normal air pollution concentrations could threaten sensitive groups like children, the elderly and people with asthma, heart disease or lung disease. People who...
  • Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier

    Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier
    Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out. But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners. Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...
  • Healthy zoning

    Healthy zoning
    Baltimore City health officials are right to view the over-concentration of liquor stores in poor and predominantly African-American neighborhoods as a threat to public well-being. They point to academic research showing statistically significant...
  • Calorie bombs at Cheesecake Factory and IHOP earn dubious awards

    Calorie bombs at Cheesecake Factory and IHOP earn dubious awards
    The nonprofit Center for the Science in the Public Interest has released its annual Xtreme Eating Awards. The "winners," which appear in the group's "Nutrition Action Healthletter," include offerings from the Cheesecake Factory, IHOP and Johnny Rockets....
  • Earl Alonzo Lee, city school principal

    Earl Alonzo Lee, city school principal
    Earl A. Lee, a retired Baltimore public school principal who had been a member of the 1960s protest group the "Black 14," died Monday of heart disease at Northwest Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 66. "We met years ago when I was an academic...
  • The sniffling and coughing season

    The sniffling and coughing season
    Flu season is upon us again, but authorities say it won't exhibit as mild a form this year as in seasons past. On Friday, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially declared flu an epidemic in Maryland and 46 other states, meaning...
  • Americans better off without milk subsidy

    A frequent bugaboo of the fiscal cliff debacle was the "milk cliff" — the threat of milk price doubling if Congress failed to extend dairy subsidies. Parents were expected to forgo other necessities because their children "had to have milk."...
  • Olive oil's evolution

    Olive oil's evolution
    It's been years since Maggie Lebherz lived in sunny Spain as a college exchange student. Yet just one taste of fresh olive oil takes her back in spirit. "In 2007, I lived with a family in Salamanca, and my host mother cooked everything in olive oil, in a...
  • Newborn stem cells hold promise for heart repair

    Newborn stem cells hold promise for heart repair
    Stem cells from newborns appear to have a much greater ability to restore heart function than adult stem cells, according to a new study from University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers who were looking for ways to mend children’s broken...
  • Early menopause increases risk of stroke

    Women who enter menopause before their 46th birthday are twice as likely to suffer a stroke or coronary heart disease, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. The risk from early menopause is true no matter the ethnic or racial background of a woman, the...