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Heart Disease

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  • Booster Shots blog: More heart disease research news

    Booster Shots blog: More heart disease research news
  • Bereaved Parents meets third Wednesdays

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m....
  • After breast cancer, high-fat dairy foods raise risk of death

    After breast cancer, high-fat dairy foods raise risk of death
    Women who have ever had breast cancer might want to back away from the brie, the butter and the black cherry (and every other flavor) ice cream. According to a study of 1,893 women, breast cancer survivors who average as little as one serving per day of...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    National recovery month The Department of Health is joining with community groups and providers in a program to support a healthy lifestyle for people in long-term recovery from mental and substance use disorders. The department's recovery support...
  • Apodaca: Alzheimer's research: a race against time

    More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, including 75,000 in Orange County. By mid-century, those numbers could nearly triple, according to current projections. That's a frightening prospect. Most of us know someone who has suffered...
  • Looking For Safe Places In A Fearful World

    It is easy to say there is no place safe anymore. Can't go to the mall now without thinking about Kenya. Can't go to a marathon without thinking about Boston. Can't go to the movies without thinking about Aurora. Can't go in a plane without thinking...
  • Extra vitamin D doesn't cut high blood pressure: study

    Extra vitamin D doesn't cut high blood pressure: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In older people with low vitamin D levels and a common type of high blood pressure, vitamin D supplements do not appear to lower blood pressure, according to a new study from the UK. Among study participants who were at...
  • Glen Burnie woman rides through adversity to strength

    Glen Burnie woman rides through adversity to strength
    Lauren Williams and her father unbox the treasure: a three-wheeled cycle, powered by the arms. Larry Williams adjusts the footrests and affixes Lauren's feet with Velcro straps. Lauren, 26, narrows her eyes in determination, pushes one pedal with her...
  • Inexpensive test is saving infant lives

    Inexpensive test is saving infant lives
    At birth, Moriah Mudd seemed strong and healthy. Her physical exam by a pediatrician at Riddle Hospital in Philadelphia was completely normal. But then a nurse put a sensor on her foot and, within minutes, a machine called a pulse oximeter revealed that...
  • Alternative medicine attracts adherents for good or ill

    Alternative medicine attracts adherents for good or ill
    About 50 percent of Americans use alternative medicine — and 10 percent use it on their children, according to Paul Offit, author of the new book, "Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine." (HarperCollins). Offit,...
  • Five Reasons to Fall for The Lehigh Valley

    Five Reasons to Fall for The Lehigh Valley
    Healthy ideas to feel your best this autumn 1. GET OUTSIDE The fall season brings with it plenty of cool, crisp air and vibrant fall foliage – making it the perfect time for outdoor activities. The comfortable temperatures make it ideal for a...