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American Heart Association

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Florida kids less likely to smoke, study says

    Florida kids less likely to smoke, study says
    Florida's youth are less likely to smoke than kids in every other state but Utah, according to a new report. Florida had a 7.5 percent smoking rate among high school students, according to the study by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, the American...
  • Superstorm Sandy followed by heart attacks, strokes in hardest-hit New Jersey counties

    Superstorm Sandy followed by heart attacks, strokes in hardest-hit New Jersey counties
    HACKENSACK, N.J. — Superstorm Sandy ripped houses from their foundations, reshaped the Jersey Shore and shuttered countless businesses in October 2012, but now researchers at Rutgers University tell of another devastating consequence: It increased...
  • 12/15: People on move

    12/15: People on move
    Boards of directors Charles Fitzgerald, principal and founding member, Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo LLC, Orlando, was elected to the board of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. The Greater Orlando American Heart Association appointed the...
  • Barlage appointed to Schoolhouse Museum's board

    Barlage appointed to Schoolhouse Museum's board
    Barbara Barlage, assistant branch manager at BankUnited in Boca Raton, recently was appointed to the board of directors for the Schoolhouse Children's Museum & Learning Center in Boynton Beach. A former Realtor, Barlage, was formerly on the...
  • Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating

    Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating
    People who eschew takeout for home cooking eat healthier foods, whether they aim to or not, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University. "When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar and less...
  • Can e-cigarettes help smokers kick the habit?

    Can e-cigarettes help smokers kick the habit?
    Back when Brian Burke used to smoke cigarettes, merely playing with his young son could leave him winded and wheezing. But now that the 38-year-old puffs on e-cigarettes instead, his lungs feel so much better he's taken up jogging. "This," he said,...
  • The Crowd: No Scrooges at Christmas Carol Ball

    The Crowd: No Scrooges at Christmas Carol Ball
    Our very own community treasure and lifesaver, Hoag Hospital, welcomed more than 500 local citizens to its 46th annual Christmas Carol Ball. Produced by the Hoag Hospital Foundation, the gala unfolded Dec. 6 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort,...
  • 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...
  • EatingWell: Research shows 3 new benefits of drinking coffee

    Go ahead, brew and pour. Previous studies have shown that coffee can lower your risk of diabetes, liver cancer, Alzheimer's and skin cancer. Here are three new reasons to drink your coffee and feel good about it: 1. Boost your blood flow A new study...