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American Heart Association

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  • 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...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: New guidelines changing the use of statins

    Q: I'm confused about when a person should start drug therapy to lower cholesterol. It used to be based on a number. What's the latest? For years, doctors prescribed drugs to lower cholesterol based largely on blood test results. For most people, an...
  • Pescetarian diet swimming in health benefits

    Think something's fishy about a pescetarian diet? Think again! More people are interested in this style of eating, which may be one of the best things you can do for your health. Pescetarians avoid red meat and poultry, yet eat all manner of seafood,...
  • Go Red for Women Day - Friday, Feb. 6

    Go Red for Women Day  - Friday, Feb. 6
    On  Friday, Feb. 6, women are invited to wear red in recognition of the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" day to raise awareness of heart disease in women. The Bon Secours health system is endorsing the day, and encouraging everyone to...
  • February is National Heart Month

    February is National Heart month, Why the need for focus on cardiovascular health? According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, "Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure − is the...
  • Fitness email stirs controversy at Pennsylvania college

    BRYN MAWR (AP) — A small suburban Philadelphia college apologized Friday after it stirred controversy with an email advertising a fitness program to overweight students. Bryn Mawr College, a school with fewer than 2,000 students, sent an email...
  • Crescenta Valley PTA: 'Walk and Talk' event to be presented weekly

    A “Walk and Talk” event will be held every Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Crescenta Valley Park, 3901 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta. This is an opportunity for parents to come together and discuss family communication as well as encourage...
  • Delray approves limiting the use of e-cigarettes to outdoors

    Delray approves limiting the use of e-cigarettes to outdoors
    Smoke breaks of all kinds will have to be taken outdoors in Delray Beach. Late Tuesday, commissioners gave final approval to a new rule that bans the use of e-cigarettes where smoking regular cigarettes is already prohibited. Those who violate the...
  • Aspirin Benefits Debated And Discussed

    Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do. It's clear that daily aspirin can be beneficial for people who have had a heart attack or an ischemic stroke. Scores of...
  • Boys basketball notes: Oswego shows heart to battle disease

    The beat goes on this week at Oswego, where basketball is more than a game. Friday’s home date with Minooka has been designated American Heart Association Red Out Game, with fans being asked to wear red. T-shirts commemorating the event will be...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: CV Alliance to host adults-only discussion 'Rehab and Relapse'

    The CV Alliance will present “Rehab and Relapse” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27 in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave. The talk, which is open to adults only, will be held by Benjamin Salazar, assistant...