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American Heart Association

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  • 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...
  • Too many people take aspirin to prevent heart attacks, stroke, study says

    Too many people take aspirin to prevent heart attacks, stroke, study says
    Aspirin is a popular drug for people who’ve never had a heart attack or stroke and would like to keep it that way. But for more than one in 10 people who do so, aspirin could do more harm than good, a new study suggests. Among 68,808 patients...
  • 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...
  • A day of skating for heart transplant patient

    A day of skating for heart transplant patient
    Sarah Weiskind skated tentatively at first, sticking close to the wall, gripping her father's hand tightly. But soon she zipped through the middle of the rink at McKeldin Square at Pratt and Light streets in downtown Baltimore, her gray knit hat with the...
  • Local woman brings lupus walk to Newport News

    Chastity Corbett has been trying to bring a Lupus Foundation of America walk to her hometown of Newport News ever since 2005 when she was diagnosed with the disease. This summer, 10 years later, she will see her goal accomplished when the Lupus...
  • 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...
  • New name for Bethlehem Teachers Federal Credit Union, and other company news

    New name for Bethlehem Teachers Federal Credit Union Bethlehem Teachers Federal Credit Union has changed its name to Bethlehem 1st Federal Credit Union. Established in 1935 to serve Bethlehem Area School District employees, the credit union grew...
  • 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...