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Heart Disease

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  • 'Wings For Wishes' At J. Timothy's A Fundraiser For Make-A-Wish

    'Wings For Wishes' At J. Timothy's A Fundraiser For Make-A-Wish
    The challenge: To eat as many J. Timothy’s buffalo “dirt wings” as possible in six 6 minutes’ time. The goal: To raise more than $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The second annual "Wings for Wishes”" event at the...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Cardiac rehabilitation focus of hospital's April 23 WomenHeart of Central Connecticut meeting

    Cardiac rehabilitation is the topic of The Hospital of Central Connecticut's Wednesday, April 23 WomenHeart of Central Connecticut support network meeting. HOCC Cardiovascular Specialist Susan Bennett, MS, ACSM-RCEP, will discuss Cardiac rehabilitation:...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Eggs unscrambled

    I'm not tooo excited to be with my granddaughter and soon-to-be-born grandson this Easter. So of course we need to know about eggs. Here's an update: Best method to hard-cook Easter eggs by the American Egg Board: Place eggs in a single layer in a...
  • Michael Chizner: Answers to heart health a click away

    South Florida, this is your wake up call. Cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is still the nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. We've all heard the numbers before: 26 million Americans are currently living with it, and more than...
  • Fitness Files: How do you mend a broken heart? Brush

    Master of deceit, my dentist entered the examining room holding a big Zorcaine hypodermic. "Ever hear of a 'china schooner?'" Dr. L. asked. Eyes averted from the needle, I searched my deficient historical database for something I should remember from...
  • Body tentatively I.D.'d as missing Glencoe man died of heart disease, cold exposure

    Body tentatively I.D.'d as missing Glencoe man died of heart disease, cold exposure
    A man whose body was found along the Edens spur ramp in Northbrook and tentatively identified as a missing Glencoe man died from heart disease and cold exposure, authorities determined Sunday. The Cook County medical examiner’s office...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: What now about fat?

    My doc was pleased that my blood tests had improved. "Cholesterol's down," he reassured me. Yay. Trying to avoid excess saturated fat in my diet paid off. Then he handed me a copy hot off the press of a report in the Annals of Internal Medicine that...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Center For Health Aging And Southington YMCA

    The Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging is presenting the program, Women and Heart Disease, on Monday, April 21, from noon to 1 p.m., at the Southington Community YMCA. Dr. Heather Hunt Swales will lead the lecture focusing on why it is so important to...
  • Cooking for a healthy heart

    Cooking for a healthy heart
    Toni Coleman used to turn to two key ingredients when cooking: sugar and salt. The 68-year-old retired federal government worker figured it probably wasn't healthy, but food just didn't taste good without it. After taking classes offered by the...
  • Some foods considered 'unhealthy' are just the opposite

    When you envision foods that wreck your diet or sabotage your health, what pops into your mind? There's a good chance the list of foods you imagine includes options that could actually help you reduce stress, prevent heart disease and ward off certain...