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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, but many don't recognize the warning signs. They may ignore the symptoms or mistake them for more benign ailments. Dr. Shannon J. Winakur, medical director of the Women's Heart Center at Saint Agnes Hospital,...
As a couch enthusiast of some renown, I'm generally opposed to any form of mandated physical exertion. Our bodies know it's time to exercise when the guilt of not doing so outweighs the pleasure of eating ice cream in a comfy chair, or when said chair...
The Hospital for Special Care will offer a smoking cessation clinic run by an American Lung Association-trained facilitator starting March 21. Registration bis under way and is open to adults 18 and over. “The American Lung Association’s...
Adults with mental illnesses are more likely to smoke cigarettes and less likely to quit than people without mental illnesses, said a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thirty-six percent of the mentally ill smoke,...
The statistic was so attention-grabbing that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stopped and repeated it: Nearly half of Baltimore's municipal employees and retirees have a "critical or chronic" illness Rawlings-Blake emphasized the statistic as part of last...
The Maryland Stadium Authority's decision to prohibit smoking at both Camden Yards and at M&T Bank Stadium is great news for sports fans ("State Authority bans smoking at M&T Stadium, Oriole Park," Feb. 26). Secondhand smoke causes serious disease and...
Sudden infant death syndrome is every parent’s worst nightmare. From the time a family has a baby until that child is a year old, SIDS is a concern. Most new parents today know about the Back to Sleep campaign, which was recommended by the...
VarietyIncest is the ostensible subject of Dan Sallitt's serenely non-scandalous film, although far from being "unspeakable," the act turns out to exist solely in the realm of speech. As a precocious teen who, in puzzling her way through the confusion of...
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L.A. NOWDeborah "Debi" Austin, a Californian who became a symbol of the anti-smoking movement for her powerful role in advocacy and education, died last week. She was 62. Austin, of Canoga Park, is perhaps best known for her role in a......
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general. Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
Marc Collins was a carefree, 28-year-old Brit looking to blow off some steam when he and a buddy decided to fly to the U.S. for a week's vacation in May 1991. "My friend (David) and I wanted to take in the sights, so we flew to Miami," recalls Marc, now...
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Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Until recently, I'd never experienced heartburn, but now I seem to have it at least twice a week. I would like to avoid taking over-the-counter medications. Is it possible to prevent heartburn by avoiding certain foods? ANSWER:...
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