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American Heart Association

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  • Plants used to study ways of delivering drugs for pulmonary hypertension

    University of Florida researchers are using the leaves of plants to study new ways to deliver drugs that treat pulmonary hypertension, a disease with few treatment options, according to a study published online in the September issue of the journal...
  • How to make school lunch healthier

    How to make school lunch healthier
    The benefits of a healthy diet are clear and well documented. In addition to providing the nutrients a growing body needs, consuming a balanced diet helps children maintain a healthy weight. Obesity continues to be a growing problem among school-aged...
  • Services set for deceased York Administrator James "Mac" McReynolds

    Funeral arrangements have been set for York County Administrator James “Mac” McReynolds, who died Sunday at age 59. Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road in...
  • York Supervisors recognize death of County Administrator James O. "Mac" McReynolds, name interim

    Two days after York County Administrator James O. "Mac" McReynolds died the county's Board of Supervisors held a somber Tuesday evening meeting. Several board members said they couldn't help but look to their right for McReynolds. "I expect to lean over...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
  • Orioles' postseason run leads to some juggling of schedules

    Orioles' postseason run leads to some juggling of schedules
    For Nancy and Bob Reigle, the call came down to America's Colonial showplace versus the Orioles in the playoffs. "We have wanted to go to Williamsburg for some time," said Nancy Reigle, a retired teacher in the Baltimore County public schools who had...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
  • Hampton learning garden takes root

    Hampton learning garden takes root
    This September, two local schools received an American Heart Association Teaching Garden sponsored by Farm Fresh: Rosemont Elementary School in Virginia Beach and John Smith Elementary School in Hampton. They celebrated by planting fall crops that...
  • Talking to your doctor about your cholesterol

    Talking to your doctor about your cholesterol
    Most people know that high cholesterol can be a killer, particularly the LDL or “bad” cholesterol that clogs arteries and causes heart attacks. If you receive abnormally high LDL results after a cholesterol check, how should you talk to your...