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Hypertension is higher with longer work hours

May 13th, 2021|

A recent study looked at hypertension in a large group of patients. It looked at 12,080 adults. It followed them for 22 years (1989 - 2011). They were all between 18 and 65 years of age. From that group 830 (6.9 percent) developed hypertension during the study period. Their goal was to see if there was any relationship between work hours and hypertension. Therefore, they focused on that piece of information. They also compared them for lifestyle. They looked at socio-demographic factors. They looked at the type of occupation. Those things were all similar for those who got hypertension and those who did not. Therefore, they did not feel any of them was a major factor in developing hypertension. It may not have been a big surprise that individuals who worked more than 56 hours per week had a higher incidence of hypertension. There was no difference between incidence of hypertension in males or females. The relationship occurred in manual workers. The relationship occurred in non-manual workers. Thus the long hours showed no difference regardless of the type of job. Therefore, if someone works more than 56 hours a week, they have a higher risk of hypertension than [...]

CHURCH

Open Mic Christian Night

May 13th, 2021|

Delmar Christian Center’s Open Mic Christian Night will take place Friday, May 14 from 7-9 p.m. There will be a very special night of comedy, music and various celebrating the grand re-opening of Christian music and praise. Come join us at our new location located at 107 East State Street in Delmar. Dean Adkins emcees along with Connie and Allen. There are too many great singers to mention. New special singers have been contacted. Do you want to sing?... then stop by and sing. You never know who’s going to join us. Free prizes will be given away to contest winners. Admission and snacks are always free. Snacks always welcome to share with others. Love offering will be taken. Come enjoy a night of uplifting praise music and friendship at [...]

Wheatley Methodist Church to hold Memorial Day Chicken BBQ

May 13th, 2021|

Wheatley Methodist Church will hold a Memorial Day Chicken BBQ on Saturday, May 29. The carry out meal will include: half BBQ Chicken, baked beans, bag of chips and roll. The suggested donation is $10 per platter. Hot dogs and hamburgers are also available. Serving begins 11 a.m. Current Maryland COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Pre order is encouraged. Call 302-228-0279 or 302-536-7796 and leave a message. If there is no answer, include the number of platters requested, name and call back number. All messages will be confirmed with return call.   Wheatley Church is located at the intersection of MD Rt. 313 and Wheatley Church Road outside Galestown, Md (two miles north of Sharptown and two miles south of Eldorado).  Proceeds to benefit Historic Wheatley Methodist Protestant Church Preservation project.

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OBITS

Jonathan Henry Trader, 79

Jonathan Henry Trader of Laurel passed away on May 4, peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 9, 1942 in Gowanda, N.Y., a son of the late Reverend Charles [...]

Kenneth Shahan, 97

Kenneth Shahan passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford.  He was born on Nov. 9, 1923 in Magnolia, the son of Dewey and Anna Shahan. After serving in [...]

Corporal Keith Andrew Heacook

Corporal Keith Andrew Heacook, badge number 913-10, answered his final call of duty on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Born on Dec. 7, 1966 in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, he was the youngest of seven children. [...]

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