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Heart Disease

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  • Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke

     Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke
    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...
  • State says wear red. No, purple. No, both.

    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...
  • Could going veg lower your risk of heart disease?

    Could going veg lower your risk of heart disease?
    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,...
  • Commentary: 'Superfruits' don't have superpowers

    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...
  • Solving the state's health disparities

    Solving the state's health disparities
    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...
  • Center celebrates heart month with evaluations

    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...
  • Gwen McDade, architect

    Gwen McDade, architect
    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...
  • Elderly woman's death ruled homicide on South Side

    Elderly woman's death ruled homicide on South Side
    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...
  • Cold exposure contributed to death of homeless man

    Cold exposure contributed to death of homeless man
    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...
  • Mailbag: A little more of both sides is needed

    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...
  • One in 12 in military has clogged heart arteries

    One in 12 in military has clogged heart arteries
    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...