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American Heart Association

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  • Docs may be too conservative about sex after heart attack

    By Andrew M. Seaman Reuters Health - Most people get no advice from their doctors about whether or when it's safe to have sex after a heart attack, according to a survey of American and Spanish patients under age 55. Just one in eight women and one in...
  • Barlage appointed to Schoolhouse Museum's board

    Barlage appointed to Schoolhouse Museum's board
    Barbara Barlage, assistant branch manager at BankUnited in Boca Raton, recently was appointed to the board of directors for the Schoolhouse Children's Museum & Learning Center in Boynton Beach. A former Realtor, Barlage, was formerly on the...
  • Glycemic index shouldn't concern people without diabetes

    By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – People without diabetes don't need to worry about where a food falls on the glycemic index – even if they're overweight or obese, according to a new study. Despite having roughly the same amount of...
  • 12/15: People on move

    12/15: People on move
    Boards of directors Charles Fitzgerald, principal and founding member, Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo LLC, Orlando, was elected to the board of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. The Greater Orlando American Heart Association appointed the...
  • Superstorm Sandy followed by heart attacks, strokes in hardest-hit New Jersey counties

    Superstorm Sandy followed by heart attacks, strokes in hardest-hit New Jersey counties
    HACKENSACK, N.J. — Superstorm Sandy ripped houses from their foundations, reshaped the Jersey Shore and shuttered countless businesses in October 2012, but now researchers at Rutgers University tell of another devastating consequence: It increased...
  • Florida kids less likely to smoke, study says

    Florida kids less likely to smoke, study says
    Florida's youth are less likely to smoke than kids in every other state but Utah, according to a new report. Florida had a 7.5 percent smoking rate among high school students, according to the study by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, the American...
  • Armand Grossman files to run for City Council

    Armand Grossman files to run for City Council
    Well-known and visible in the community, Armand Grossman has filed to run for Boca Raton City Council, going after Deputy Mayor Constance Scott's seat since she is term limited and can't run again. The Municipal Election is March 10, but Grossman...
  • Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease

    Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease
    Is sugar making us sick? A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they're doing something about it. They launched an initiative to bring information on food and drink and added sugar to the public by...
  • UCLA-backed m-health project aids at-risk women using fitness app

    UCLA-backed m-health project aids at-risk women using fitness app
    Qiana Sago knew she had a problem. Three years ago, at age 30, she weighed 269 pounds. She was taking pills for high blood pressure. Her triglycerides were "the highest you can have," she said. Working as an LAX custodian, she was surrounded by fast...
  • Q&A Chats with Lehigh Valley Movers and Shakers

    Q&A Chats with Lehigh Valley Movers and Shakers
    Our local ‘Valley Girls’ open up and answer questions about their businesses. Meet Susan Bella Linski, owner of Susan Bella LLC in Allentown’s historic West End theater district. Each issue we profile a Lehigh Valley businesswoman...
  • No blue Christmas for PPL Tower lights

    No blue Christmas for PPL Tower lights
    Never fear, it will not be a blue Christmas for fans of the familiar lights atop PPL Tower. The Allentown utility recently upgraded the lighting that for years gave the 22-story landmark its trademark red and yellow glow, subtly altering the city's...