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Heart Disease

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  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • Letter: Curbing sugar could increase life expectancy of children

    Did you know that experts predict our children will be the first generation to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents? You ask, why? Today, children drink more sugar-sweetened beverages than their parents, as children. Too much sugar in the...
  • Glen Burnie woman rides through adversity to strength

    Glen Burnie woman rides through adversity to strength
    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...
  • 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...