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  • Putting the 'art' in 'Arts Garage'

    Putting the 'art' in 'Arts Garage'
    For one night only, on Feb. 13, the multidisciplinary art space in Delray Beach known as Arts Garage will become Gallery Arts Garage, replacing its lounge-style chairs and live jazz for divider walls and large paintings. The grand opening of Arts...
  • Americans consume too much added sugars, study says, and it's killing us

    Americans consume too much added sugars, study says, and it's killing us
    Americans consume too much sugar, and our collective sweet tooth is killing us. So says a study published Monday by the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. It finds that 71.4% of U.S. adults get more than the recommended 10% of their daily calories from...
  • U.S. to revamp nutrition labels

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday will propose the first major revamp of nutrition labels in more than two decades, an update that would emphasize calorie information, include the amount of added sugars and revise serving sizes to...
  • Vegetarian diets may lower blood pressure

    Vegetarian diets may lower blood pressure
    People who eat a vegetarian diet tend to have lower blood pressure than non-vegetarians, according to a new review of past studies. Researchers said for some people, eating a vegetarian diet could be a good way to treat high blood pressure without...
  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital offers CPR training

    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, an American Heart Assn. training center, is offering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training classes to community members and healthcare providers. “The primary lesson is for people to know what to do when the...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Cutting through cholesterol confusion

    The debate continues over whether it's still necessary to restrict cholesterol-rich foods, such as eggs. EN weighs in on the current science. High blood cholesterol, particularly high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, is a well-known risk factor...
  • Local doctor's new children's book promotes heart appreciation

    Local doctor's new children's book promotes heart appreciation
    A new children’s book by an Orlando physician is working its way into children’s hearts. “Your Amazing Heart,”á(IHB Publishing) written by Dr. Edwin Lee is gearing up for its Amazon debut Feb.18. As part of National Heart...
  • Brisk walking, light tennis can reduce women's stroke risk, study says

    Brisk walking, light tennis can reduce women's stroke risk, study says
    Get moving is the message for yet more evidence of health benefits. This time researchers found that women who took part in moderate exercise, such as walking briskly or playing tennis, resulted in a significant reduction in risk of having a stroke. And...
  • Stories from the heart

    Stories from the heart
    For Anne Efron, this Valentine's Day is about more than boxes of chocolate and long-stemmed roses. This year, the holiday is truly a celebration of the heart. The one that's beating in her chest. In late January of last year, Efron, a project...
  • Take care when shoveling

    Take care when shoveling
    Heavy wet snow, like the kind that is on the ground now in the Baltimore region, can be a major threat to a person’s heart, according to local and national health officials. The American Heart Association says most people will not have any ill...
  • Tax free weekend at 900 North Michigan Shops and other shopping deals and events

    Tax free weekend at 900 North Michigan Shops and other shopping deals and events
    The 900 North Michigan Shops' Presidents Day Tax Free Event starts Saturday and lasts through Monday. More than 40 of the 70 retailers are offering the 9.25 percent discount, including J. Crew,áMaxMara, Kate Spade New York, MontáBlanc, MichaeláKorsá...