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Heart Disease

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  • Criminal behavior, not pain medication, is the problem

    While there is no doubt that abuse and misuse of prescription pain medication is a critical public health issue as outlined in a recent editorial ("OxyContin in suburbia," July 31), there is another public health issue that, unfortunately, is seldom...
  • Abbey Victor Kovens, travel agent

    Abbey Victor Kovens, travel agent
    Abbey Victor Kovens, a Baltimore travel agent who during the 1970s circled the world in record time, earning him a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records, died Wednesday of complications from heart disease at his Owings Mills home. He was 67. The...
  • 20-year life gap separates city's poorest, wealthy

    20-year life gap separates city's poorest, wealthy
    In West Baltimore's impoverished Hollins Market neighborhood, where the average life expectancy is about 63 years, residents shared beers and cigarettes on their front steps at midday yesterday while pedestrians using canes gingerly avoided two dead...
  • Project Runway: From the Heart

     
    Happy Snomageddon, Project Runway peeps! As always, I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, sports writer by day, Project Runway recapper in sunshine and in snow. Apologies for missing last week's show, where our beloved Ping was auf-ed. I was knocked out by......
  • Of trust and science

    Of trust and science
    On a recent morning they knocked on Mary Ann Stoltzfus' door, the research nurse and her Amish helper, just as they have on so many doors over the years. They didn't call ahead - most Amish don't have telephones. They tracked down Stoltzfus the old-...
  • Moving snow can hurt your heart, doctors say

    Dr. Stephen H. Pollock has one order for the two heart attack patients he treated yesterday at St. Joseph Medical Center, after their efforts to dig out of the snow nearly killed them: Put away the shovels. "I did tell them that they may never shovel...
  • The myriad benefits of fish oil

    The myriad benefits of fish oil
    Consumers face a dizzying array of products and claims in the dietary supplement aisle — but a little knowledge can go a long way in helping chart a healthy lifestyle. One of the more popular supplements, fish oil, is promoted as preventive or...
  • Improved parenting may fortify low-income kids against poverty effects

    For children growing up in poverty, the seeds of poor health in adulthood appear to be sown early. But a nurturing parent may be able to foster a child's resilience to such conditions as allergies, diabetes, heart disease and some cancers, says a new...
  • What's the deal with vaccine for FIP (feline infectious peritonitis)?

    Feline heart disease (HCM) and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) are two of the most devastating diseases in cats. Either diagnosis can spiral a cat owner into a serious funk, as the outcome may not be good. Both were featured...
  • Should sugar intake be regulated? Front Burner

    Should sugar intake be regulated? Front Burner
    Americans are sweet on sugar. We learned early on that a spoonful of the white stuff helps the remedy go down. Yet, a new study suggests Mary Poppins' ditty is deliciously ironic. Not only can't most Americans stop at one spoonful, but also the...
  • Hadassah sponsors heart-health seminar

    Heart disease is the number-one cause of death among women worldwide, according to Hadassah's Heart-Health Program. Moreover, one in three women over the age of 20 has some form of cardiovascular disease. The Florida Atlantic Region of Hadassah and...
  • Heart disease a bigger issue for cats than previously thought

    Heart disease a bigger issue for cats than previously thought
    The effects of heart disease in cats can be more devastating than veterinarians previously thought. Based on his studies, veterinary cardiologist Dr. Philip Fox, of the Animal Medical Center in New York City, says that cats diagnosed with feline...
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  • All-Metro football second-team defense

    All-Metro football second-team defense
    Ricardo Johnson, Archbishop Curley, defensive line, senior Logan Kirby, River Hill, defensive line, senior Earl Mackel, Wilde Lake, defensive line, senior Donte Smith, Douglass, defensive end, senior Nnamdi Egbuaba, St. Frances, linebacker, senior...
  • Transportation officials warn motorists, pedestrians of heavy downtown traffic

    Transportation officials warn motorists, pedestrians of heavy downtown traffic
    In anticipation of heavy traffic downtown due to the NFL season-opening concert and Orioles game, state transportation officials on Thursday issued advisories well before the festivities began. Country music singer Keith Urban was slated to perform the...
  • All-Metro football first-team offense

    All-Metro football first-team offense
    Kyle Evans Meade, running back, senior * Elusive 5-foot-11, 180-pound back set school record for rushing yards * Ran 279 times for 2,179 yards and caught 18 passes for 185 yards; scored 20 touchdowns * Ran for 225 yards, two touchdowns in state...
  • All-Metro football first-team defense

    All-Metro football first-team defense
    Randy Fischer Broadneck, linebacker, senior * The 6-2, 215-pound weak-side linebacker led team in tackles for third straight season * Had 104 tackles, 20 tackles for a loss, 3.5 sacks, three caused fumbles * Has 291 career tackles, believed to...
  • All-Metro football Defensive Player of the Year

    All-Metro football Defensive Player of the Year
    Defensive Player of the Year Wyatt Cook McDonogh, linebacker, junior Cook's quickness and physical presence made it just about impossible for teams to run up the middle against the No. 1 Eagles. He created the bottleneck that forced opponents into...
  • All-Metro football Coach of the Year: Dom Damico of McDonogh

    All-Metro football Coach of the Year: Dom Damico of McDonogh
    Dom Damico McDonogh In 24 years coaching high school football, Damico never experienced a season as perfect as this fall. His No. 1 Eagles rolled over the competition by an average score of 36-8 to finish 11-0 and win their first Maryland...
  • Boys soccer All-Metro second-team

    Boys soccer All-Metro second-team
    Second Team Gavin Barger, Loyola, midfielder, junior Zac Davliakos, Severn, forward, senior Ben Higgins, Gerstell Academy, forward, senior Tyler Gabarra, Broadneck, midfielder, junior Chris Grant, Fallston, midfielder, senior Jeff Kammerer,...
  • Girls soccer All-Metro first-team

    Girls soccer All-Metro first-team
    The first team Bridgette Andrzejewski McDonogh, forward, sophomore * Repeat All-Metro first-team selection led No. 1 Eagles in scoring (29 goals and 10 assists) for second straight season * Fierce competitor with exceptional skills and shot is...
  • Boys soccer All-Metro first-team

    Boys soccer All-Metro first-team
    First Team Tunde Akinlosotu McDonogh, forward, sophomore * Tallied 18 goals * Named All-State second-team and member of Baltimore Celtic * Being recruited by Maryland, Georgetown and Duke * "He scored some big time goals in some big time games,"...
  • Girls soccer Player of the Year: Anna Bialczak of McDonogh

    Girls soccer Player of the Year: Anna Bialczak of McDonogh
    Player of the Year Anna Bialczak McDonogh The senior forward closed out a stellar four-year career playing her best soccer, finishing with 20 goals and 13 assists this season to lead the No. 1 Eagles to another Interscholastic Athletic Association of...
  • Boys cross country All-Metro second-team

    Boys cross country All-Metro second-team
    Second team Hutson Baumann, Centennial, senior Adolfo Carvalho, Dulaney, junior Alec Font, Centennial, senior Dominic Genuario, Mount St. Joseph, senior Jack Hamed, St. Paul's, senior Kevin Hines, Severna Park, junior Jack Kiely, Severna...
  • Girls cross country All-Metro second-team

    Girls cross country All-Metro second-team
    Girls cross country All-Metro second-team Rebecca Bosanko, Severna Park, sophomore Erin Causey, Hereford, senior Erin Dougherty, Broadneck, junior Jessica Harris, Mount de Sales, senior Anna Latzko, River Hill, sophomore Devin McIntyre,...