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Heart Disease

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  • Prescription for nutrition

    Prescription for nutrition
    Despite a growing consensus that cardiovascular disease is a "food-borne" illness, many physicians are ill-prepared to advise patients on what they should eat to best protect them from heart attack or stroke. One provocative new study found that a...
  • Heart disease often missed in women

    Heart disease often missed in women
    Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, but many don't recognize the warning signs. They may ignore the symptoms or mistake them for more benign ailments. Dr. Shannon J. Winakur, medical director of the Women's Heart Center at Saint Agnes Hospital,...
  • Good Deeds: Spotlight on the American Heart Association

    Good Deeds: Spotlight on the American Heart Association
    Nonprofit organizations abound in Howard County, and Howard Magazine highlights who they are, what they do and how you can help. Name: American Heart Association Who: Annette Fisher, senior director, marketing and communications, Mid-Atlantic region...
  • Vegan diet good for kids and animals

    Vegan diet good for kids and animals
    As Jill Rosen highlights in her recent article ("The Littlest Vegans," March 20), an increasing number of today's youth are growing up on a diet loaded with healthier and more humane plant-based foods. Since we develop lifelong eating habits at a young...
  • Hansen: No citywide will to bury power lines

    When historians look at old photos of towns, they look for telltale clues to guess the era: horses or cars, gas lights or electric, corsets or mini-skirts. In Laguna Beach, however, future historians may have trouble because of one glaring anomaly &#...
  • Dennis H. McGinley Jr., electrical engineer

    Dennis H. McGinley Jr., electrical engineer
    Dennis H. McGinley Jr., a retired electrical engineer and model railroad enthusiast, died Tuesday of heart disease at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 73. The son of a Jersey Central Railroad yardmaster and a factory worker, Dennis Hayden McGinley Jr....
  • Man found dead in Brainerd house fire died from heart disease

    Man found dead in Brainerd house fire died from heart disease
    A 58-year-old man found dead Saturday after firefighters discovered his body when they responded to a fire at a home in the Brainerd neighborhood on the Far South Side died from heart disease, officials. Leonard Bloomfield, 58, of the 9300 block of...
  • Marianna I. Burt, lawyer

    Marianna I. Burt, lawyer
    Marianna Inga Burt, an attorney who represented children, died of cardiovascular disease March 12 at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 80 and lived in the Tuscany-Canterbury section of North Baltimore. Born Marianna Koenig in Hoganas, Sweden, she was...
  • Does a low-fat diet increase triglycerides?

    Does a low-fat diet increase triglycerides?
    It’s easy to assume that a low-fat diet is the healthy way to go, especially since a diet low in saturated and trans fat was recommended by government agencies back in the 1980s. But in Tuesday’s Chicago Tribune story, which looked at the...
  • Homer E. Favor, civil rights activist

    Homer E. Favor, civil rights activist
    Dr. Homer Eli Favor, a retired Morgan State University economist who was an original member of the civil rights activist group whose members called themselves the "Goon Squad," died of heart disease Saturday at the Baltimore-Washington Medical Center. A...
  • Mildred Kern, U.N. worker

    Mildred Kern, U.N. worker
    Mildred Kern, an original resident of the North Oaks Retirement Community who had worked overseas for the United Nations, died of heart disease Sunday at her home. She was six days short of turning 105. "She was our oldest resident, and she was our...