Andrea K. McDaniels

Writer

Andrea K. McDaniels is an award winning health and medicine reporter at The Baltimore Sun, where she writes about the latest medical advances. She has also covered minority and small business, manufacturing, retail and marketing since coming to the newspaper in 2001. A native of Virginia, McDaniels moved around a lot as a kid. She has lived in Baltimore longer than anywhere else in life. She has a fascination with fitness, diseases, medicine and other health-related topics. An exercise fanatic, she's probably tried just about every fitness activity there is. Her favorites are running, hot yoga and kickboxing. Before coming to The Sun she worked the Charlotte Observer and The New York Times.

Recent Articles

  • What is causing that twitching in your muscles?

    What is causing that twitching in your muscles?

    Ever sit in a chair and feel twitching in your eye? Or maybe your calf muscle. You may suffer from benign fasciculation syndrome. Dr. Jerry Fleishman of Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center talks about how to manage the condition. What is benign fasciculation syndrome? It is a neurological disorder...

  • STDs such as syphilis and gonorrhea rising rapidly in Maryland

    STDs such as syphilis and gonorrhea rising rapidly in Maryland

    The number of people with sexually transmitted diseases in Maryland is growing rapidly and many might not even know they are infected, fueling the spread. The rise in STDs is happening across the state and not just in trouble spots such as Baltimore, which has a history of high rates. The spread...

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