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Heart Disease

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  • 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...
  • After rare heart condition, South River's Scott Mitchell 'glad to be here'

    After rare heart condition, South River's Scott Mitchell 'glad to be here'
    After more than 100 pitches, the fastball had lost some steam and the breaking ball that baffled batters earlier in the game didn't have the same snap. South River senior pitcher Scott Mitchell, his dirty jersey showing the effects of an already...
  • Rising temperatures increase health risks

    Rising temperatures increase health risks
    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...
  • 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...
  • William F. Childs III, engineer

    William F. Childs III, engineer
    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...
  • United Way distributes 2.8 million pounds of food

    United Way distributes 2.8 million pounds of food
    The United Way of Central Maryland's Access to Healthy Food Initiative distributed more than 2.8 million pounds of groceries — enough to fill 56 tractor trailers — to low-income individuals and families, the organization announced Tuesday....
  • Brothers who served in Vietnam together reflect on Memorial Day

    Brothers who served in Vietnam together reflect on Memorial Day
    For the Sterner family, Memorial Day is about more than having a day off from work or hosting a family cookout. Dan Sterner and Steve Sterner each served a tour in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A third brother, Donald, who died of asbestos poisoning...
  • Timothy P. Kline, produce vendor

    Timothy P. Kline, produce vendor
    Timothy P. Kline, a retired Baltimore produce vendor, died Nov. 13 of heart disease at his White Hall home. He was 67. The son of a Domino Sugars supervisor and a homemaker, Timothy Peter Kline was born in Baltimore and raised in Randallstown. He was...
  • As adopted daughter awaits new heart, family prays for miracle

    As adopted daughter awaits new heart, family prays for miracle
    Nobody believed Liu Fang, born with half a heart and abandoned in a village west of Beijing, would survive long after being adopted by a Baltimore County family. Even the Bartlinskis, deeply religious Catholics, expected the girl's lungs would fail even...
  • St. Agnes Hospital offers help for sleep-related problems

    While health professionals encourage people to get from seven to eight hours of sleep nightly, millions of Americans are falling well short of that mark. Many are getting just five to six hours and recent studies have shown that more than 20 percent of...
  • The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor

    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, Methodist pastor
    The Rev. Dr. Alfred A. Vaughn, who had pastored United Methodist churches for nearly 40 years, died May 21 of heart disease at his Cedonia home. He was 90. "He was clear, insightful and persuasive but not loud. He was gentle. That is the way he was as...