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Heart Disease

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  • We Must Renounce Culture Of Violence

    After the shooting of 20 students and six adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Dec. 14, something needs to be done. We know that. Debates over gun control, mental illness and safety dominate the news. We want to know why this...
  • 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....
  • Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier

    Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier
    Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out. But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners. Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...
  • UnitedHealthcare Holding Technology Contest With $60,000 Prize

    UnitedHealthcare is offering $60,000 as a top prize in its health-care technology contest for the best innovation that will improve the system of health care and help people live healthier lives. It is billed as the "Breakthrough Health Tech Challenge,"...
  • 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...
  • 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!...