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American Heart Association

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  • 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...
  • Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen

    Don't fall for tobacco industry e-cigarette smokescreen
    No one should have to choose between their health and a paycheck. Which is why, with all that is still unknown about the dangers of e-cigarette use, we must put public health first and prohibit the use of these unregulated products in all workplaces,...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil

    Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil
    Environmental Nutrition Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...
  • Medical alert scam shut down

    Most people who got those annoying robocalls offering them free medical alerts knew the devices weren't really free. We now know how much they cost. Authorities announced a settlement last week with nine companies and four individuals they allege were...
  • Mountain Warehouse leases distribution facility, and other Company News

    Mountain Warehouse leases distribution facility Mountain Warehouse, a British outdoor retailer of equipment and clothing for camping, skiing, cycling and other outdoor activities, recently leased a 50,256-square-foot distribution facility at 2015 City...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Don't let sudden cardiac death fell your young athlete

    I've received several questions via our iPhone App about recent discussions in both the media and the medical community surrounding sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes. Each year, between 10 million and 12 million kids in the U.S. participate in...
  • A heartbeat away? Hybrid 'patch' could replace transplants

    A heartbeat away? Hybrid 'patch' could replace transplants
    Tel Aviv — Because heart cells cannot multiply and cardiac muscles contain few stem cells, heart tissue is unable to repair itself after a heart attack. Now Tel Aviv University researchers are literally setting a new gold standard in cardiac...
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards. Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers. We're proud to announce...