| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
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-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:25 PM
No parent wants to be in a position to use it, but child-safety experts agree that learning infant and child CPR is a must for every mother and father.
"It's one skill that just doesn't come naturally to caregivers. It's a learned technique," says Lanny...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Rachael Mazer was promoted to administrator at Seaside Health and Rehabilitation in Dayton Beach.
Allisson Yu was promoted to senior vice president, development at the American Heart Association in Orlando.
Olga Sinelnik was hired as a groomer and...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:18 AM
People who have a heart attack while traveling abroad may be able to safely fly home on a regular commercial flight, according to a new study published in the Air Medical Journal.
"There is very little useful information in the literature, to guide...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In recent years, the NBA branded LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh as "The Big Three." Yet, long before they enjoyed their successful run in Miami, reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic reigned as the original Big Three.
However, since 2011, the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Perhaps Harry Bell's finest moment on a football field took place last fall.
A 170-pound junior defensive end at the time, Bell held his own against a 300-pound Division I recruit.
Now up to 195, Bell still is undersized for his position, but the two-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:11 AM
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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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Attending the Boy Scout auction on Saturday night will be bittersweet. I can't count the number, but for years I have been the guest of Jack and Glady Kabateck. Jack passed away in August and a memorial service is planned for Sept. 13.
We would have so...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
"Don't Toss Out Your Salt Shaker!" says Dr. Niels Graudal's Danish study, which adds that people with very low levels of salt in their diets suffer elevated mortality.
Of course, a few lines down, Graudal's American Journal of Hypertension article...