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Heart Disease

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  • Ban Buying Soda With Food Stamps

    Ban Buying Soda With Food Stamps
    Heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and sleep apnea are just a few of the medical ailments associated with obesity. Yet we Americans keep eating more, exercising less and getting fatter. One-third of us are obese, and another...
  • Alzheimer's Is Private Tragedy, Public Health Calamity

    Families who live with it know the exquisite sadness of watching a loved one with Alzheimer's disease drift away into the small, hidden closets of the mind. It is heart-wrenching to see someone who was smart, active and independent become forgetful,...
  • Two Bad Ways To Expand Workers' Comp

    Two Bad Ways To Expand Workers' Comp
    The state's former "heart and hypertension law" was a gold-plated albatross, a boondoggle for police and fire unions, a classic example of good intentions waylaid by bad science. Though the law was finally changed, the unions bring back some variation...
  • 5/8/2013-Good Times At City Hall

    5/8/2013-Good Times At City Hall
    The CEO of Yahoo is right. There's something to be said for being in the office with your fellow employees. I had an entirely different cartoon in mind for today when a staffer came up to me and said, "Are you going to draw a cartoon about Mayor Caviar?"...
  • Edward Koch dies at 88; outspoken mayor led New York City comeback

    In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...
  • Kidnapper's Death Spotlights Prison Suicides

    "Good, strong shoe laces should be available day or night to all inmates who want them." "I personally do NOT see a problem here … saves us all money and prison space … go for it, losers!!!" The vitriol of social media never fails....
  • Maurice L. McAlister dies at 87; co-founder of Downey Savings & Loan

    Maurice L. McAlister dies at 87; co-founder of Downey Savings & Loan
    Maurice L. McAlister overcame a dirt-poor childhood in Texas to achieve prominence in two fields as a young man — first as a builder, then as the head of Downey Savings & Loan, which became a Southern California banking fixture for decades under his...
  • Khmer Rouge leader dies, eluding war crimes verdict

    NEW DELHI -- The death Thursday of one of the last senior leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime before his trial concluded underscores flaws in the war-crimes tribunal process that threaten to undermine the pursuit of global justice,...
  • Richard McWilliam dies at 59; CEO of trading card company Upper Deck

    Richard McWilliam, hailed for revolutionizing the trading card and sports memorabilia industry as a co-founder and chief executive officer of Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Co., has died. He was 59. McWilliam died Saturday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe....
  • PASSINGS: Robert F. Chew, Taiho

    PASSINGS: Robert F. Chew, Taiho
    Robert F. Chew Baltimore-based actor on 'The Wire' Robert F. Chew, 52, an actor and teacher who portrayed the drug kingpin Proposition Joe on the HBO series "The Wire," died Thursday of apparent heart failure in his sleep at his Baltimore home,...
  • Woman's death on cruise ship ruled due to natural causes

    Woman's death on cruise ship ruled due to natural causes
    Heart disease killed a 64-year-old passenger on a cruise ship out of Baltimore, the FBI said Thursday, ruling out foul play and ending a brief mystery as to how the Virginia woman died last weekend. "It's considered a natural death," FBI Special Agent...