| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:12 AM
It never seemed right, sliding those egg yolks down the disposal. In the back of my mind, I knew it was wrong.
Still, what with the American Heart Assn. saying yolks were full of cholesterol and our family's heart history, I acted against my instincts....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:02 AM
The seafood at Joe’s Crab Shack is, well, swimming in artificial trans fat, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
The watchdog group on Wednesday called on the national chain to stop using a partially hydrogenated margarine-...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Over a five-year period, a government-mandated tracking system in France showed that physicians in that country treated 1,979 patients for serious health problems associated with the use of marijuana, and nearly 2% of those encounters were with patients...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Exercise is great. Exercise for a cause? I think that’s even better. And so is taking care of your heart.
Hagerty High School in Oviedo is throwing it all together by holding a Hoops 4 Heart event and Zumbathon, benefiting the American Heart...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:48 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The American Heart Association wants to improve the heart health of all Americans by 20 percent by 2020.
To meet that goal, treating unhealthy habits will be just as important as treating high blood pressure and cholesterol,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How long after a heart attack do I need to wait to resume sexual activity?
ANSWER: For men and women with cardiovascular disease -- no matter how young or old -- sexual activity is important to quality of life. But after a heart attack,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Over the past decade, we've learned a great deal about what causes heart attacks and how to prevent them. But unless you follow medical news closely, there's a chance you might have misconceptions about the risk factors for heart disease, or heart disease...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Central Florida Regional Hospital’s Heart Institute is 5th annual Iron Heart Cook Off took place Oct. 18 at The Westin Lake Mary. The winning chef was Dr. William David, of The Cardiovascular Center, P.A., His “sous chef” was his wife,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Authorities say they know who is responsible for the annoying, deceptive phone calls that bombarded Lehigh Valley seniors last year with offers of free medical-alert devices.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order last week and froze the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Long gone are the days when all fats were "bad." Now we know that what's important are the types of fat we eat, and how much. For instance, oils--full of unsaturated fatty acids--generally fall into the "healthy" camp.
When you choose oil over a solid...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Healthcare providers voiced heavy support Thursday for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration plan to declare trans fats an unsafe food additive.
"This is long overdue," said Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian and wellness expert at the Cleveland Clinic in...