| Mar 22, 2013
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:17 AM
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 ...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:04 PM
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....
| Mar 24, 2013
| 1:36 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Heart disease killed a 64-year-old passenger on a cruise ship out of Baltimore, the FBI said Thursday, ruling out foul play and ending a brief mystery as to how the Virginia woman died last weekend.
"It's considered a natural death," FBI Special Agent...
| Feb 6, 2013
A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke.
Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...
| Sep 20, 2013
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...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:49 PM
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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:25 PM
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...