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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

  • Man shot in buttocks in Glenham-Belford neighborhood

    Man shot in buttocks in Glenham-Belford neighborhood

    A man was shot in the buttocks Saturday night in the Glenham-Belford neighborhood in Northeast Baltimore. Officers were called to the 3300 block of Echodale Avenue at about 9:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting. The victim was transported to an area hospital. Police are investigating the incident....

  • Baltimore police searching for suspect in Leakin Park who shot at officer

    Baltimore police searching for suspect in Leakin Park who shot at officer

    Baltimore police were searching for a suspect Saturday night who ran into Leakin Park after shooting at an officer. The officer was not injured, said police spokesman Det. Jeremy Silbert. The incident happened in the 1600 block of Lorman Court at around 8:20 p.m. Police shut down several roads...

  • Man found shot in foot in Baltimore's Charles North neighborhood

    Man found shot in foot in Baltimore's Charles North neighborhood

    Baltimore police are investigating a Friday night shooting that left a 47-year-old man with a wound to the foot. Police were called at about 11:20 p.m. to the unit block of W. 21st Street where they found the man. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment. amcdaniels@baltsun.com twitter.com/ankwalker

  • Rabid fox found in Jessup

    Rabid fox found in Jessup

    Anne Arundel County health officials are looking for anyone who may have come in contact with a rabid fox found in Jessup recently. The fox was found near the intersection of Old Jessup Road and MD Route 175, according to a press release issued Saturday by the Anne Arundel County Health Department....

  • Maryland's drug-related deaths increase for seventh straight year, reach all-time high in 2017

    Maryland's drug-related deaths increase for seventh straight year, reach all-time high in 2017

    The number of drug- and alcohol-related deaths in Maryland soared to an all-time high of 2,282 last year as the state continued to struggle with an opioid addiction problem that has gripped the entire country. Last year there were 9 percent more such overdose deaths than in 2016 and most of them...

  • State inspectors not clear about what sickened 176 at beer and oyster festival last year

    State inspectors not clear about what sickened 176 at beer and oyster festival last year

    Despite an extensive investigation, state health officials do not know the cause of an outbreak that sickened hundreds of people who attended a beer and oyster festival at Fager’s Island Restaurant in Ocean City last year. About 600 people attended the event on Nov. 4, 2017, and 176 reported having...

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