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  • Orlando Sentinel Etcetera Listing - LocalLabs

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Event/Festival 14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors

    Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors
    For decades, Big Pharma and medical technology firms have made gifts and other payments to physicians as part of developing, testing and marketing their products, an expense long recognized as another cost of doing business. On Tuesday, the federal...
  • Children's show character Sportacus encourages youngsters to exercise, eat right

    Children's show character Sportacus encourages youngsters to exercise, eat right
    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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rocky Neck Heart Walk Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    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....