| Mar 1, 2013
The Lutheran Village at Miller's Grant will sponsor three heart healthy sessions for seniors. The first, Healthy Eating, will be held at 1:30 p.m. March 6 at Turf Valley Resort, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City. Nutritionist Erin...
| May 10, 2013
| 10:46 AM
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...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Athena Kan, a sophomore at River Hill High School, did not have to look very far to learn the values of volunteering.
Her parents, Kenny and Henrietta, are largely responsible for Athena's volunteering spirit. The family has participated in American...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:24 PM
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.
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post from Sierra George, dietetic intern, is printed here.
Despite its name, the coconut is a fruit from the coconut palm. Tropical cultures have...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:48 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:04 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 2:37 PM
The federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was intended to extend health insurance coverage to 32 million of the roughly 50 million Americans who currently lack it. Yet even after the law fully goes into effect in 2014, millions of Americans...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Saul Genendlis, an advocate for special education and a retired Baltimore City schools principal and administrator, died of heart disease Sept. 25 at his Hampstead home. He was 84.
Known by his students as Mr. G., he was once the city's acting...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Vera Welch Hall, a retired Baltimore City public school teacher and librarian, died of heart disease Oct. 6 at the Augsburg Lutheran Home. The West Baltimore resident was 86.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Calhoun Street near Franklin Square, she was...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 10:04 AM
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....