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American Heart Association

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  • 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...
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can be a bit tricky, but once you know what you’re...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Study finds link between insurance type and treatment for stroke patients

    Study finds link between insurance type and treatment for stroke patients
    University of Florida researchers have found a correlation between Medicare and patient access to surgical treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of stroke that affects as many as 30,000 Americans each year — often causing death or long-...