| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:18 AM
People who have a heart attack while traveling abroad may be able to safely fly home on a regular commercial flight, according to a new study published in the Air Medical Journal.
"There is very little useful information in the literature, to guide...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In recent years, the NBA branded LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh as "The Big Three." Yet, long before they enjoyed their successful run in Miami, reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic reigned as the original Big Three.
However, since 2011, the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Joey Giordano is a third-grader at Hollywood Central Elementary School, but he's already been through a lot and is using his life experience in a positive way.
In January 2013, Giordano went to the doctor after complaining of double vision. Doctors at...
| Jul 1, 2014
The school vending machine is no longer an easy place to satisfy a snack craving.
Under new national nutritional guidelines that kick in Tuesday, schools that are part of the national school lunch program can no longer sell treats such as Oreos and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Older people who have trouble getting around because of poor blood flow to their legs may be able to walk a little longer and farther after eating dark chocolate, according to a new small Italian study.
People with peripheral artery disease (PAD) who ate...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:36 PM
CLERMONT — "Sports candy" is yummy — and nutritious.
The uninitiated might ask "what the heck is that?" But ask the younger set and you'll get a quick answer.
"Fruits and vegetables," said a youngster who was among more than 450...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Rocky Neck Heart Walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. (registration at 9 a.m.) at Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme. The American Heart Association encourages companies, families and friends to create a team, register at http://www....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Attending the Boy Scout auction on Saturday night will be bittersweet. I can't count the number, but for years I have been the guest of Jack and Glady Kabateck. Jack passed away in August and a memorial service is planned for Sept. 13.
We would have so...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
"Don't Toss Out Your Salt Shaker!" says Dr. Niels Graudal's Danish study, which adds that people with very low levels of salt in their diets suffer elevated mortality.
Of course, a few lines down, Graudal's American Journal of Hypertension article...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:04 PM
September is National Cholesterol Education Month, and it's time that people take the necessary steps to prevent and treat one of the main risk factors for heart disease and stroke.
Recently, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Design company DDG may be based in Brewers Hill, but it never let Baltimore define it.
Founded in 1979, the firm's focus is commercial work — shopping centers, movie theaters and hotels, including landmark mixed-use developments, such as the...