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American Heart Association

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  • Environmental Nutrition: Orange zest appeal

    Environmental Nutrition: Orange zest appeal
    Environmental Nutrition Oranges, native to Southeast Asia, date back 7,000 years when different varieties were grown in parts of India. They arrived in Europe, where they were mostly used medicinally, in the 15th century. From there, Spanish explorers...
  • Too many people take aspirin to prevent heart attacks, stroke, study says

    Too many people take aspirin to prevent heart attacks, stroke, study says
    Aspirin is a popular drug for people who’ve never had a heart attack or stroke and would like to keep it that way. But for more than one in 10 people who do so, aspirin could do more harm than good, a new study suggests. Among 68,808 patients...
  • Simple test at Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center helps take guesswork out of dieting

    What if there were a way to take the guesswork out of dieting? If you could pinpoint exactly how many calories you need to maintain a healthy weight? What if you discovered you could eat more in order to lose pounds? Health professionals at Riverside...
  • Delray Beach gives initial OK to indoor e-cigarette ban

    Delray Beach gives initial OK to indoor e-cigarette ban
    Folks who want to smoke an electronic cigarette in Delray Beach likely will have to light up outdoors. Commissioners have given preliminary approval to a new rule that would ban the use of e-cigarettes where smoking regular cigarettes is already...
  • Delray considers proposal banning indoor use of electronic cigarettes

    Delray considers proposal banning indoor use of electronic cigarettes
    100 NW 1st Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33444 It may not matter whether folks are lighting up to smoke with a match or electronically indoors in Delray Beach. Tuesday, commissioners will consider giving preliminary approval to a new rule that would ban the...
  • Cancer, heart disease, stroke deaths down, life span stays put

    Cancer, heart disease, stroke deaths down, life span stays put
    Heart disease and cancer, which cause of deaths of half of Americans who die each year, continued to loosen their deadly grip in 2013, while rates of deaths attributed to flu and pneumonia surged, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention said this...
  • The Year in Health: Key developments will have a lasting impact

    The year 2014 was filled with important health discoveries and developments. Here's what got our attention and will likely affect many of us in the future. IMPORTANT FINDINGS Two studies in 2014 took concepts we already knew about to a new level. One, a...
  • Heart researchers welcome President Obama's 'personalized medicine' initiative

    Heart researchers welcome President Obama's 'personalized medicine' initiative
    On Friday, President Obama announced his plan for millions of dollars for personalized medical research for better health outcomes; the American Heart Association welcomed the news. Read more here: http://blog.heart.org/obama-details-precision-medicine-...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include National Wear Red Day, Love of Life Blood Drive

    Lehigh Valley health events include National Wear Red Day, Love of Life Blood Drive
    FRIDAY IS NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY 1 No matter where you are on Friday, it's the perfect day to wear red. National Wear Red Day is designed to raise awareness about heart disease's deadly impact on women. According to the American Heart Association,...
  • 6 ways to help your heart: St. Luke's cardiologist offers tips

    6 ways to help your heart: St. Luke's cardiologist offers tips
    Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death worldwide, claiming more than 17 million lives annually. That number is expected to rise to more than 23 million by 2030, according to "Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics — 2015 Update: A Report From...
  • Weinbaum Yeshiva parent plans shoe drive

    Weinbaum Yeshiva parent plans shoe drive
    In observance of February as National Heart Month, Hollywood cardiologist Dr. Adam Splaver has launched the "Heart & Sole" project. Splaver's cardiology practice, NanoHealth Associates, will spearhead the collection of donated new and worn shoes...