| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Marcella E. Grice, an artist and calligrapher, died April 13 from complications of heart disease at Sinai Hospital. She was 87.
The daughter of an insurance executive and a homemaker, the former Marcella Editha Harman was born in Baltimore and raised...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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'...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Heart disease killed a 64-year-old passenger on a cruise ship out of Baltimore, the FBI said Thursday, ruling out foul play and ending a brief mystery as to how the Virginia woman died last weekend.
"It's considered a natural death," FBI Special Agent...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Lauren Williams and her father unbox the treasure: a three-wheeled cycle, powered by the arms.
Larry Williams adjusts the footrests and affixes Lauren's feet with Velcro straps. Lauren, 26, narrows her eyes in determination, pushes one pedal with her...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Deb Schulze weighs in on fiber....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:09 AM
For those who have heart disease, cancer, diabetes or another condition, buying health insurance can be impossible.
"I was denied, denied, denied," said Jamie Engels, a 29-year-old Baltimore woman with a kidney disorder, about applying for private...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Emily K. Inskeep, former executive vice president of the Harford County Association of Realtors, died March 13 from complications of heart disease at her Bel Air home.
She was 79.
Emily Kyle, the youngest of 13 brothers and sisters, was born and...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Morris Tischler, a retired science teacher who invented a 1950s transistorized cardiac pacemaker, died of respiratory failure March 9 at his Pikesville home. He was 89.
He was born in Newark, N.J., but when his father's real estate business failed in the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 1:41 PM
They don't drive the Batmobile or shoot webbing from their wrists, but the heroic deeds of several civilians in Catonsville would have no doubt impressed even Batman and Spiderman.
Catonsville residents Noelle Nivens, 7, and Devin Klaburner, 11, each...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Clarence Cromwell Boyle Sr., a Harford County automobile dealership owner who served in World War II, died of heart disease at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center on March 27. He was 85 and lived in Bel Air.
Born at home on his family's farm in the Level...