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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 Files: Women should take risk of heart disease more seriously

    "Women are six more times likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer." "More women die of heart disease than men." "'Broken heart syndrome' is a condition affecting women more frequently." "Heart disease in women is handled less...
  • What Doctors Know: 'Super-specialists' offer tailored cardiac care

    Source: Heart and Vascular Team, Cleveland Clinic whatdoctorsknow.com When you or a loved one is in need of heart care, the prospect may feel overwhelming. You know you need to see a heart specialist, but which one? Having heart disease can lead you...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Heart attack survivor issues warning to women

    Heart attack survivor issues warning to women
    Sue Chlebek's decision to run a red light saved her life. Then 50, the LaPorte mother of three was driving herself to the hospital because she had chest pains. As she neared the hospital on that March morning five years ago, her chest pains intensified....
  • 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...