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Contributing writerFebruary is the month devoted to matters of the heart, so it’s a great time to consider the health of this vital organ. Heart disease once was mostly associated with men, but today it is the No. 1 killer of women, accounting for half a million...
County coronerIn my last column, I described peripheral arterial disease (PAD), which is a condition affecting the arteries, especially of the legs. Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a condition affecting the veins. While PAD takes years to develop, DVT can develop...
Tags: Thrombosis , Symptoms, Chest, Bones and Joints, Obesity
County coronerMany Americans suffer with discomfort and pain in their legs, most often while walking, jogging or during some other type of physical activity. Although such symptoms, especially if only occasional or temporary, don’t necessarily mean that you...
Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
Attention smokers: Have you been putting off quitting because you’re afraid you’ll gain weight? Do you tell yourself that those extra pounds will be just as damaging to your heart as cigarettes? A new study says it’s time to get real and...
Summit Health is offering two screening dates in April to help people at risk determine their vascular health status. The cost will be $25 for each screening test. Screenings will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Waynesboro Hospital, 501 E....
Nephrologists are only too familiar with dialysis patients challenged by disabilities and myriad health issues. But a recent study by Johns Hopkins University found that a simple quiz to determine how well dialysis patients perform daily living tasks...
Attorney General Linda Kelly today announced that Pennsylvania will receive more than half a million dollars as part of a $95 million national settlement against a Connecticut pharmaceutical company. Kelly said the settlement resolves allegations that...
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their blood. A recent government...
email@example.comBefore you place your foot in that salon's pedicure basin, remember to ask the right questions and save yourself a trip to the doctor. Bacteria and fungi from unsanitary salons can cause major health risks, according to the South Dakota Cosmetology...
Meeting The Wh'y' Not Toastmasters Club meets at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, and June 26 at Glen Mar Church, 4701 New Cut Road. Guests are welcome to attend and learn more about this new club. Information: 410-540-9910 or toastmastersclubs.org....
The driver of the Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School that crashed into an east side bridge in March suffered from a heart attack prior to the accident. The Marion County Coroner’s Office said Thomas Spencer, 60, died from multiple blunt...
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