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Heart Disease

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  • Heart-Healthy Rides

    Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions. ¬†Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
  • Fitness and philanthropy

    Fitness and philanthropy
    Take steps toward a healthier lifestyle while raising funds to combat heart disease and stroke at this year's "Broward Heart Walk." The event will take place April 12 at Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Activities will...
  • Florida sees big benefits from stem cell research

    Florida sees big benefits from stem cell research
    Author Bryant H. McGill asserts that: “It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.” But increasingly one can have both, courtesy of scientific advancement. Extending life and its quality are...
  • Many factors play into increased heart disease risk for people with RA

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that people with rheumatoid arthritis have a higher risk of heart disease? How are the two conditions related? Is there a way to lower the risk? ANSWER: Studies have shown that if you have rheumatoid arthritis, your risk of...
  • Younger Women Often Ignore Early Heart Attack Signs

    Younger Women Often Ignore Early Heart Attack Signs
    Women between the ages of 30 and 55 tend to ignore early heart attack symptoms, which may be part of the reason more young women die from heart attacks than young men, according to new research by Yale School of Public Health. Many women delay seeking...
  • The Crowd: Go Red raises plenty of green

    More than 500 women, many dressed in red from head to toe, converged on the Hotel Irvine for a recent Friday luncheon and health expo produced by the American Heart Assn. The occasion was the annual Go Red For Women Luncheon, which combined the...
  • Drink this in: Science has decided coffee is good for you

    Drink this in: Science has decided coffee is good for you
    For centuries, coffee has caused a stir over health impacts, good or bad, with many people resigned to accept it as a guilty pleasure. But in a full turnabout since the 1980s, science now extols its virtues as a generally healthful drink and kick-start...
  • After shifting fads, time for a clear-eyed look at fat in our diets

    After shifting fads, time for a clear-eyed look at fat in our diets
    With national headlines touting the message that low-fat diets are out and high-fat diets are in, people who once shunned butter are slathering it on toast, melting it in sautés and even plopping it into their coffee. And though the media has glorified...
  • Don't put too much of a good thing into that healthy diet

    Don't put too much of a good thing into that healthy diet
    Nutritionists are continually spouting the benefits of foods like tomatoes, avocados and fish, but overdoing it on these healthy foods actually can be harmful. "Even nutritious food can be too much of a good thing if you eat it in too large a quantity...
  • U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet

    U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet
    The nation's top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption. The group's finding that cholesterol in the diet need...
  • Lesson from health fair: Take care of yourself

    Lesson from health fair: Take care of yourself
    Donna Crozier was 23 when she suffered a stroke in 1979. Married only 20 days and living in Portage, she had been in good health until then, and had no symptoms to warn her. "All of a sudden, I felt like my head was going to explode," the Hammond...