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  • 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,” (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, MaxMara, Kate Spade New York, Mont Blanc, Michael Kors ...
  • EatingWell: Boost your heart health with simple dietary and lifestyle changes

    Heart disease is America's No. 1 killer, responsible for about 1 in 3 deaths - or about 800,000 each year. It claims women and men at about the same rate, and strikes people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. While some heart risk factors, such as family...
  • Retail Therapy: Come for Pinot, stay to paint

    Great date: The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity at SoCo, 3321 Hyland Ave., Suite A, Costa Mesa, is hosting a "Pinot and Picasso" portrait-drawing class from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 6. Bring a bottle of wine and paint a portrait of yourself or a loved one....
  • Blood pressure targets can be eased in older patients, experts advise

    Experts are urging doctors to ease up on using medications to control blood pressure in older patients. Rather than aim for a target blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg, the target will be relaxed slightly to 150/90 mm Hg, according to new guidelines issued...
  • Retail Therapy: We'll always have Casablanca

    Bridal dreams: Orange County-based bridal gown designer Casablanca Bridal will host a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at its new retail location at Crystal Cove Shopping Center in Newport Beach. Brides are asked to book...