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Heart Disease

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  • Dennis H. McGinley Jr., electrical engineer

    Dennis H. McGinley Jr., electrical engineer
    Dennis H. McGinley Jr., a retired electrical engineer and model railroad enthusiast, died Tuesday of heart disease at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 73. The son of a Jersey Central Railroad yardmaster and a factory worker, Dennis Hayden McGinley Jr....
  • Committee searching for replacement for Del. Hattie Harrison

    The Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee is searching for a replacement for Del. Hattie Harrison, who was the longest-serving member of the House of Delegates.  Harrison died of heart disease complications Monday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital....
  • State says wear red. No, purple. No, both.

    On the face of it, the state of Maryland is flying in the face of Purple Friday. The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation sent out a message on Twitter today urging Marylanders to wear red Friday to show their commitment to fighting heart...
  • Marianna I. Burt, lawyer

    Marianna I. Burt, lawyer
    Marianna Inga Burt, an attorney who represented children, died of cardiovascular disease March 12 at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 80 and lived in the Tuscany-Canterbury section of North Baltimore. Born Marianna Koenig in Hoganas, Sweden, she was...
  • Anti-fracking legislation is not premature

    Anti-fracking legislation is not premature
    Commentator Harry Alford's claim that focusing on fracking legislation in Maryland constitutes a waste of time and effort suggests a shocking ignorance of what is happening in other states ("Anti-fracking legislation is premature," March 7). Maryland's...
  • Solving the state's health disparities

    Solving the state's health disparities
    Nearly 10,000 people in West Baltimore are diagnosed each year with new cases of diabetes, hypertension and other treatable, chronic health conditions — enough to fill 24 jumbo jets. These illnesses will kill many of them and complications will...
  • 300 Baltimore medical students learn their professional fate on 'Match Day'

    300 Baltimore medical students learn their professional fate on 'Match Day'
    Vernissia Tam gulped down half a glass of champagne at noon Friday and prepared to scream. She was about to find out what kind of doctor she would become, and where she would train. "No peeking," a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine official...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Living healthy Healthy Weight, the first part of a two-part series for those looking to lose weight in 2013, will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21. Learn to plan meals that taste good and provide balance in the diet. The second part,...
  • Harford teachers want to protect health benefits, union head says

    Harford County teachers want their salaries to begin moving higher after several years of stagnation, but not at the expense of the health care benefits they receive, the head of their union said earlier this week. Harford County Education Association...
  • 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...
  • The key role of nursing homes

    Many people think of nursing homes as places to go to die. But here in Maryland, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers are in fact places people go to live. They are a big part of the solution to the state's health care challenges, providing...
  • Easy call on junk food

     Easy call on junk food
    At a time when nearly a third of Maryland children between ages 10 and 17 are either overweight or obese, you'd think there'd be a law against selling junk food and sugary drinks on school grounds. Wrong. While many in-school cafeterias in Maryland,...