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Heart Disease

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  • Catonsville girl back on heart transplant list

    Catonsville girl back on heart transplant list
    Doctors determined that Teresa Bartlinski, the 6-year-old Catonsville girl struggling to accept a donor's heart, will be re-listed on the transplant list. The family announced on their blog, ourplacecalledhome.blogspot.com, that Teresa will remain on...
  • FDA approves an antidepressant for hot flashes

    Is it hot in here, or am I just depressed? For many menopausal women, hot flashes are just depressing. And depression, which affects at least one in four women ages 40 to 59, can intensify the misery of hot flashes, as well. No surprise, then, that a...
  • The heart in pregnancy

    The heart in pregnancy
    Jamie Feld followed all the pre-pregnancy advice, had a checkup before conceiving and was told she was fit and healthy to carry her first baby. Throughout her pregnancy, the Northbrook resident kept up with all prenatal appointments, and all seemed well...
  • 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...
  • Raising A Vegan Child Tricky But Doable With Guidance

    Raising A Vegan Child Tricky But Doable With Guidance
    Darlene Jones-Bey knew that she had to change her way of life. "I was really overweight. I was about 250 pounds," says this Ansonia mom. "I had very high cholesterol. I was at risk for cardiovascular disease, almost borderline diabetic." Inspired by...
  • Del. Hattie Harrison fondly remembered at funeral service

    Del. Hattie Harrison fondly remembered at funeral service
    Family, friends and a host of elected officials celebrated the life of East Baltimore Del. Hattie N. Harrison at the West Baltimore United House of Prayer for All People, in a ceremony borne on the spirited rasps of trombones and rhythmic clattering of...
  • Heart Attack Grill's unofficial spokesman dies of heart attack

    Heart Attack Grill's unofficial spokesman dies of heart attack
    Irony is the main entrée in the news this week: An unofficial spokesman for the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas died of a heart attack Monday. John Alleman, 52, who scoffed at healthy heart warnings by waving in customers outside the downtown eatery while...
  • Study links smoking bans to fewer pre-term births

    Study links smoking bans to fewer pre-term births
    LONDON (Reuters) - Banning smoking in enclosed public places can lead to lower rates of preterm birth, according to Belgian researchers who say the findings point to health benefits of smoke-free laws even in very early life. It is well known that...
  • 2012 Citizens of the Year: Charlie Hill and Golden Bethune-Hill

    2012 Citizens of the Year: Charlie Hill and Golden Bethune-Hill
    They trip over the ends of each other's sentences as they vie to tout their individual projects and recognize each other's work. They can barely wait to add an encomium or anecdote about their shared passions for health and education. They're determined...