| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:08 AM
WASHINGTON — Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America's joint surgeons came out against custom shoe inserts and two types of dietary supplements.
They also discouraged the long-term use of...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Over a five-year period, a government-mandated tracking system in France showed that physicians in that country treated 1,979 patients for serious health problems associated with the use of marijuana, and nearly 2% of those encounters were with patients...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women luncheon was Feb. 21 at Macy's State Street, with more than 600 people in attendance. It was a sea of red in the Walnut Room as guests donned the colors of the heart-healthy movement to show their...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:41 PM
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration's move to regulate e-cigarettes drew criticism Thursday from some public health advocates, who said the regulations do not go far enough to protect young consumers.
The proposed rule would for the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:59 AM
More than 850 supporters turned out for the American Heart Association's Chicago Heart Ball at Navy Pier on April 12.
The organization raised $2.6 million — making this year's event a record-breaker — to support its mission of building...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Molly Shattuck opens the front door of her sprawling brick North Baltimore home in a blur of color and energy. It's 10 a.m. on a gray February day, and she's wearing a tight purple dress that highlights her famously firm physique.
Her blond hair is...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Anne Elizabeth Harvey was born in Louisville, Kentucky and passed away from complications from heart failure on March 1, 2014 at Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Burbank, California surrounded by her loving family. Her beautiful smile and radiant...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
Howard County General Hospital will offer a variety of wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed, classes are held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. Advance registration online at hcgh.org is...