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American Heart Association

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  • The fishy origins of the fish oil craze

    In the 1970s, a pair of Danish researchers ventured north of the Arctic Circle and into medical lore. Studying a scattered Inuit population, they concluded that eating plenty of fish and other marine animals protected this group from heart disease. The...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Don't let sudden cardiac death fell your young athlete

    I've received several questions via our iPhone App about recent discussions in both the media and the medical community surrounding sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes. Each year, between 10 million and 12 million kids in the U.S. participate in...
  • A heartbeat away? Hybrid 'patch' could replace transplants

    A heartbeat away? Hybrid 'patch' could replace transplants
    Tel Aviv — Because heart cells cannot multiply and cardiac muscles contain few stem cells, heart tissue is unable to repair itself after a heart attack. Now Tel Aviv University researchers are literally setting a new gold standard in cardiac...
  • Broward Heart Walk breakfast event set in Davie

    Broward Heart Walk breakfast event set in Davie
    The 2015 Broward Heart Walk Executive Leadership Breakfast is set for 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84 in Davie. The event is organized by walk co-chairs Rick and Rita Case Automotive and Dr. Edward Savage, chairman...
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can be a bit tricky, but once you know what you’re...
  • 10/15: People on move

    10/15: People on move
    Nicholas Souris was appointed as a sales associate for Century 21 Carioti, Orlando. Wayne Rich, of counsel in the Orlando office of Broad and Cassel, was appointed to chair Florida's Advocacy Subcommittee of the American Heart Association during the...
  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
  • 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...
  • Catch of the Day: Think beyond fish

    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....
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    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...
  • Youth e-cigarette use rising; heart group calls for regulation

    Youth e-cigarette use rising; heart group calls for regulation
    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...