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American Heart Association

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  • Fitness Files: A Wonder is worth the workout

    We are on vacation, we're hiking Zion National Park's spectacular trails. Two-hundred-million-year-old sandstone shoots up 7,000 feet in sheer cliff and spire, sporting colors of orange, rose, toast, salmon and purple in geometric striation. Easy hikes...
  • Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?

    Which Peninsula ER is best for your emergency?
    When Mary Nichols couldn't rouse her mother from a deep sleep, she called an ambulance. Smithfield rescue personnel, after learning that Betty Ann Edwards, 82, had possible stroke symptoms the night before, followed the book. Rather than airlift her via...
  • 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...
  • Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health

    Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health
    Environmental Nutrition Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...
  • Excess sugar can harm your heart

    Harvard Health Blog A sugar-laden diet may raise your risk of dying of heart disease, even if you aren't overweight. So says a major study published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association-Internal Medicine. Added sugars make up at...
  • Health-O-Ween: Eating healthy on Halloween

    Health-O-Ween: Eating healthy on Halloween
    Nothing says Halloween like a pillowcase stuffed with candy bars or a plastic jack-o-lantern clattering with lollipops. More than 40 million miniature pirates, ghosts and witches take the streets annually during the trick-or-treating season to collect...
  • Mark McEwen salutes caregiver wife

    Mark McEwen salutes caregiver wife
    World Stroke Day is Wednesday, and former WKMG-Channel 6 anchor Mark McEwen is sharing his story of survival in a national forum. The American Heart Association enlisted McEwen to write a column, and the AARP published his column on Monday. With those...
  • 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-...
  • Plants used to study ways of delivering drugs for pulmonary hypertension

    University of Florida researchers are using the leaves of plants to study new ways to deliver drugs that treat pulmonary hypertension, a disease with few treatment options, according to a study published online in the September issue of the journal...
  • York Supervisors recognize death of County Administrator James O. "Mac" McReynolds, name interim

    Two days after York County Administrator James O. "Mac" McReynolds died the county's Board of Supervisors held a somber Tuesday evening meeting. Several board members said they couldn't help but look to their right for McReynolds. "I expect to lean over...
  • How to make school lunch healthier

    How to make school lunch healthier
    The benefits of a healthy diet are clear and well documented. In addition to providing the nutrients a growing body needs, consuming a balanced diet helps children maintain a healthy weight. Obesity continues to be a growing problem among school-aged...