| Feb 6, 2013
A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke.
Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:55 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:58 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Vegetarians are one-third less likely to be hospitalized or die from heart disease than meat and fish eaters, according to a new UK study.
Earlier research has also suggested that non-meat eaters have fewer heart problems,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Just like fashion, foods have trends, especially when it comes to the promotion of good health.
This is strange because we usually think of food being just food, nothing too special. However, our society has recently been on a health watch, and foods...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Newport Beach's Wellness Choice Center will offer free weight loss and corrective care evaluations for the month of February, a news release said.
The center — which offers chiropractic, nutritional counseling and other holistic wellness services...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Gwen Darwin McDade, a retired architect who worked on the Johns Hopkins medical campus and later designed structures for the State Highway Administration, died of heart disease Saturday at his Glen Arm home. He was 87.
Born in Verona, Pa., he was the son...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:15 PM
An autopsy report today revealed that a 90-year-old woman who was found decomposed inside her home on the city's South Side died of heart disease and elder neglect in a homicide.
Della Cotton, of the 400 block of West Marquette Road, was pronounced dead...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:36 PM
An autopsy report revealed this afternoon that cold exposure contributed to the death of a homeless man who was found outside Friday on the South Side.
Casimir Widarz, who was listed as homeless, was found outside Friday on the 4300 block of South...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:55 PM
I thought last week's Mailbag very interesting.
I loved the thought about bringing back Rockin' Fig and getting information about local surfing. We are "Surf City" after all.
I also thought Charles Osterlund's letter was interesting. I do notice the...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Just over one in 12 U.S. service members who died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had plaque buildup in the arteries around their hearts - an early sign of heart disease, according to a new study.
None of them had been...