| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Howard County officials said Thursday that three county men died after suffering heart attacks while outside their homes during the snowstorm, and that two were shoveling snow when they collapsed.
The first incident occurred just after 9:30 a.m., when a...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Among the 142 calls for medical and fire-rescue service to which the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department responded during the period June 9-23 were the following:
Route 40 at Academy Lane, 1:57 p.m. June 22. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer and Westview...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Ah, summer. A time for all sorts of fun activities — hikes, cookouts, pool days, bike rides and more. And ow, summer. A time for all kinds of seasonal injuries and health emergencies. such as burns from the grill, tick bites, heat stroke and...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Among the 86 calls the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received for medical and fire-rescue service during the period Sept. 2-9 were the following:
Wilkens Avenue, 4600 block, 10:12 p.m. Sept. 8. Crews responded to the report of a fire in Arbutus and...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 6:58 PM
A Baltimore abortion clinic whose license was suspended last week disputes that a patient suffered cardiac arrest at its facility, as the state contends.
The administrator for the clinic, Associates in Ob/Gyn Care LLC on North Calvert Street, said in a...
| Jan 27, 2011
The new year brings a lot of resolutions to exercise. And sometimes the cold weather also means more snow shoveling. All that exertion can be harmful to people with abnormal hearts by leading to sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, director of...
| Feb 15, 2012
February is American Heart Month. I couldn't let this month go by without researching and writing about heart disease. The warning signs of heart attack and stroke always bear repeating.
The first paragraph of the Presidential Proclamation for American...
| Oct 1, 2009
Destinee Alicia Parker was an aspiring artist who loved animals, Lil Wayne and scary movies. She and her two sisters were known as the "Parker Posse" at Montebello Elementary/Middle School. And although she was healthy, she died of swine flu Tuesday...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:35 AM
At age 17, La Monica Greene began using a novel contraceptive device. The St. Louis teenager had obtained a prescription for NuvaRing a vaginal, once-a-month birth control ring.
Several weeks later, she died.
Her mother, Monica Greene, filed a...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:36 AM
WASHINGTON -- Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. was taken to a Washington hospital Thursday after experiencing “faintness and shortness of breath” during his regular morning meeting with senior staff at the Justice Department.
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death among both men and women, consistently taking more lives each year than all cancers and AIDS combined. Making the sobering statistics even worse is the fact that in many cases cardiovascular...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:21 PM
UConn junior strong safety Ty-Meer Brown is listed as day to day after being hurt during a head-to-head collision in practice Tuesday.
The 6-foot, 201-pound Brown had a CT scan Tuesday that was negative. Brown had an MRI Wednesday in hopes of seeing...