| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Bobby Sena of Orlando has a message for kids: Get outside and play. Eat more vegetables, and, for goodness' sake, take a break from your iPad.
Bobby is 11 years old.
Already, the rising seventh-grader at Hunter's Creek Middle School has gone to...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The American Heart Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Lifestyle Change Award, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare. This annual recognition celebrates individuals who have made significant healthy lifestyle changes. Up to three nominees will...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:49 PM
"Read this," my husband said, handing me Sunday's Los Angeles Times.
He pointed to Steve Lopez's column:
"Later this month, I'll be marking the two-year anniversary of my death."
Only a writer would be jealous of Lopez's hook. Post knee surgery, Lopez...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Dr. Robert R. Hahn, former emergency room chief at what is now the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Easton, died Aug. 7 of coronary artery disease at William Hill Manor in Easton. He was 93.
"Dr. Hahn was a wonderful, wonderful man. He...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Dr. Kim Williams thought he followed a heart-healthy diet: He avoided red meat and fried foods. He ate his chicken breast without the skin.
But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, was too high....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:46 PM
New CPR classes will be offered by the Vernon Fire Department, and the importance of having more people trained is more clear than ever.
Paul Matterra thought he was having indigestion on April 13 of this year, but soon learned that he was indeed...
| Aug 21, 2014
EUSTIS — Women believe their friendships are longer, stronger and deeper than men's. So when Mindy Kaling thought about writing a play about friendship, she got together with her best friend, Brenda Withers.
They wrote "Matt and Ben," a comedy...
| 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 9, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Later this month I'll be marking the two-year anniversary of my death.
That's not a line you see too often, is it?
My heart gave out after knee surgery, because of an arrhythmia. Even for those who suffer cardiac arrest in a hospital, the survival...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Consumers face a dizzying array of products and claims in the dietary supplement aisle — but a little knowledge can go a long way in helping chart a healthy lifestyle.
One of the more popular supplements, fish oil, is promoted as preventive or...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If you want to reduce your risk for the type of coronary heart disease often referred to as “clogging” or “hardening” of the arteries, should you reduce the amount of cholesterol, saturated fat or sugar in your diet?