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American Heart Association

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  • Roundup | Monday, Jan. 12

    Roundup | Monday, Jan. 12
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Panel recommends blood pressure screening to stop a 'silent killer'

    Panel recommends blood pressure screening to stop a 'silent killer'
    Health authorities in the U.S. are taking fresh aim at a “silent killer” with a recommendation that all American adults be screened for high blood pressure. People should be screened once a year if they are at least 40 years old, if they are...
  • 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,...
  • 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...