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American Heart Association

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  • With extra weight, kids’ hearts change shape

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – There are noticeable differences in the shape and function of hearts among obese and normal-weight adolescents, researchers say.
  • Health-O-Ween: Eating healthy on Halloween

    Health-O-Ween: Eating healthy on Halloween
    Nothing says Halloween like a pillowcase stuffed with candy bars or a plastic jack-o-lantern clattering with lollipops. More than 40 million miniature pirates, ghosts and witches take the streets annually during the trick-or-treating season to collect...

    Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...

    Broward Heart Walk breakfast event set in Davie

    Broward Heart Walk breakfast event set in Davie
    The 2015 Broward Heart Walk Executive Leadership Breakfast is set for 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84 in Davie. The event is organized by walk co-chairs Rick and Rita Case Automotive and Dr. Edward Savage, chairman...

    Eating certain fats might offset some heart risk from weight gain

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - If you're going to overindulge and gain weight, at least try to make sure the extra calories come from unsaturated fats, a new study suggests. When lean people pack on even a few extra pounds, heart disease risk factors in the...