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American Heart Association

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  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
  • Living With a Broken Heart

    Living With a Broken Heart
    “I’m probably tired from working too hard.” “I’m too young.” “This pain will pass.” It’s easy to dismiss the signs of heart disease, but ignoring them can cost you your life. According to the...
  • New Heart-Valve Surgery a Godsend to Those at Risk

    New Heart-Valve Surgery a Godsend to Those at Risk
    Of all the muscles in your body, the heart is the most important. It beats about 100,000 times a day, or about 35 million times in a year. That’s a serious workout. Yet, as we age, the heart faces more challenges. One of those is a condition...
  • Heart Smart Fats

    Heart Smart Fats
    There are four types of fat; some are good for you while others actually increase the risk of heart disease. Here are a few tips to help you know which fats support a healthy heart and which do not. The Bad Fats The most significant thing about...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Straight From the Heart

    Straight From the Heart
    Champion brings new meaning to running with heart She breaks across the finish line with a gigantic smile and only slightly out of breath. At 39, Jamie Napolitano is achieving the dream of a 10-year-old. She is a gold medalist, a champion for her...
  • 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...
  • Simple test at Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center helps take guesswork out of dieting

    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...
  • Pizza Hut launches gluten-free pizzas this month

    Pizza Hut launches gluten-free pizzas this month
    Pizza Hut, the world’s largest pizza company, is jumping on the gluten-free bandwagon by launching two new gluten-free pizzas on Jan. 26.  Unlike Domino’s gluten-free pizza option, which the company does not guarantee to be completely,...
  • The Wednesday wrap-up: Jennifer Aniston ... strapless gowns ... Jane Fonda ... Natalie Wood

    "SOMETIMES I have trouble catching my breath. Maybe when God breathed life into all of us, he didn't breathe enough into me." That's Natalie Wood, in "This Property is Condemned," uttering a very Tennessee Williams-like line, to Robert Redford. In fact,...