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Heart Disease

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  • Healthy zoning

    Healthy zoning
    Baltimore City health officials are right to view the over-concentration of liquor stores in poor and predominantly African-American neighborhoods as a threat to public well-being. They point to academic research showing statistically significant...
  • Area School Nurses, Social Workers Get Training On Trauma Symptoms After Newtown Shooting

    School social worker John LaPlante Jr. saw how the Newtown massacre could trigger trauma in children, even among those without a direct connection to the victims. LaPlante recently worked with four students at the Middle Grades Academy at West Middle...
  • Calorie bombs at Cheesecake Factory and IHOP earn dubious awards

    Calorie bombs at Cheesecake Factory and IHOP earn dubious awards
    The nonprofit Center for the Science in the Public Interest has released its annual Xtreme Eating Awards. The "winners," which appear in the group's "Nutrition Action Healthletter," include offerings from the Cheesecake Factory, IHOP and Johnny Rockets....
  • Earl Alonzo Lee, city school principal

    Earl Alonzo Lee, city school principal
    Earl A. Lee, a retired Baltimore public school principal who had been a member of the 1960s protest group the "Black 14," died Monday of heart disease at Northwest Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 66. "We met years ago when I was an academic...
  • The sniffling and coughing season

    The sniffling and coughing season
    Flu season is upon us again, but authorities say it won't exhibit as mild a form this year as in seasons past. On Friday, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially declared flu an epidemic in Maryland and 46 other states, meaning...
  • Mended Hearts volunteer group supports Peninsula heart patients

    Mended Hearts volunteer group supports Peninsula heart patients
    Patients undergoing open heart surgery get an extra dose of care and support from Mended Hearts Chapter 119 at Riverside Regional Medical Center. The volunteer group offers patient visits before and after surgery to answer questions and allay concerns...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Living healthy Healthy Weight, the first part of a two-part series for those looking to lose weight in 2013, will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21. Learn to plan meals that taste good and provide balance in the diet. The second part,...
  • Eat red foods for Heart Health month -- and try this recipe too

    Eat red foods for Heart Health month -- and try this recipe too
    Frank J. Rosalie, owner of Fitness Together of Williamsburg, www.fitnesstogether.com/willamsburg, 757-345-2246, offers these tips for heart health in February.  He writes: "It’s Heart Health Month meaning this month is ablaze with the color red!...
  • Authorities: Northbrook man at least 6th death tied to cold

    Authorities: Northbrook man at least 6th death tied to cold
    A 71-year-old Northbrook man found in a car outside a north suburban motel died after being exposed to the cold, authorities said today.   Edwin Mason was found in a car outside a motel in the 1500 block of Milwaukee Avenue in Glenview and was...
  • 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,...
  • Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning

    Changing to a vegan diet is possible with planning
    As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...