| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
World Stroke Day is Wednesday, and former WKMG-Channel 6 anchor Mark McEwen is sharing his story of survival in a national forum.
The American Heart Association enlisted McEwen to write a column, and the AARP published his column on Monday. With those...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Harvard Health Blog
A sugar-laden diet may raise your risk of dying of heart disease, even if you aren't overweight. So says a major study published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association-Internal Medicine.
Added sugars make up at...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
When it comes to seafood, most people look to fish, such as salmon or tuna, and don't realize the numerous options and benefits offered by other choices, such as mollusks (mussels, clams, and squid), or crustaceans, including crab, shrimp and lobster....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Mountain Warehouse leases distribution facility
Mountain Warehouse, a British outdoor retailer of equipment and clothing for camping, skiing, cycling and other outdoor activities, recently leased a 50,256-square-foot distribution facility at 2015 City...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Obesity, especially among children, is a problem in the United States. In the past 30 years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents.
The medical costs for...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
For nearly 30 million families, the trial of healthy eating goes beyond bribing kids to eat their broccoli. These clans live in food deserts — areas short of stores where nutritious, fresh food is sold.
Florida isn't immune.
Brian Lang, who...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Nothing says Halloween like a pillowcase stuffed with candy bars or a plastic jack-o-lantern clattering with lollipops.
More than 40 million miniature pirates, ghosts and witches take the streets annually during the trick-or-treating season to collect...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards.
Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers.
We're proud to announce...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Are electronic cigarettes a bridge to help people quit smoking or a gateway to start smoking young? Either way, a leading heart health organization says it’s high time that federal laws prohibit the sale of these devices to minors, and it recommends...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Seniors and Pets, Part I: Health Benefits of Seniors owning Pets
Pets give more to humans than humans could ever give in return. The benefits we receive from pets are abundant. They provide companionship, emotional support, bonding, and some even...