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American Heart Association

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  • Hampton learning garden takes root

    Hampton learning garden takes root
    This September, two local schools received an American Heart Association Teaching Garden sponsored by Farm Fresh: Rosemont Elementary School in Virginia Beach and John Smith Elementary School in Hampton. They celebrated by planting fall crops that...
  • Discuss risks of radiation imaging: cardiologists

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cardiologists should discuss with patients the risks and benefits of chest imaging using ionizing radiation before the procedure, according to a new statement endorsed by several medical organizations. Ionizing radiation,...
  • Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors

    Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors
    For decades, Big Pharma and medical technology firms have made gifts and other payments to physicians as part of developing, testing and marketing their products, an expense long recognized as another cost of doing business. On Tuesday, the federal...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • CPR skills should be there when needed

    CPR skills should be there when needed
    No parent wants to be in a position to use it, but child-safety experts agree that learning infant and child CPR is a must for every mother and father. "It's one skill that just doesn't come naturally to caregivers. It's a learned technique," says Lanny...
  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
  • Fenwick's Bell helps saves father's life, raises awareness

    Fenwick's Bell helps saves father's life, raises awareness
    Perhaps Harry Bell's finest moment on a football field took place last fall. A 170-pound junior defensive end at the time, Bell held his own against a 300-pound Division I recruit. Now up to 195, Bell still is undersized for his position, but the two-...
  • Orlando Sentinel Etcetera Listing - LocalLabs

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Event/Festival 14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...
  • U.S. soda makers pledge 20 percent calorie cut by 2025

    U.S. soda makers pledge 20 percent calorie cut by 2025
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The largest U.S. soda makers pledged on Tuesday to cut sugary drink calories by 20 percent in 10 years through education, marketing and packaging. The American Beverage Association, whose members include Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo Inc,...
  • 09/24: People on move

    Rachael Mazer was promoted to administrator at Seaside Health and Rehabilitation in Dayton Beach. Allisson Yu was promoted to senior vice president, development at the American Heart Association in Orlando. Olga Sinelnik was hired as a groomer and...
  • Flying home by commercial jet may be safe after heart attack: study

    Flying home by commercial jet may be safe after heart attack: study
    People who have a heart attack while traveling abroad may be able to safely fly home on a regular commercial flight, according to a new study published in the Air Medical Journal. "There is very little useful information in the literature, to guide...