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Heart Disease

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Top Heart Disease Articles

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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...
  • Improved parenting may fortify low-income kids against poverty effects

    For children growing up in poverty, the seeds of poor health in adulthood appear to be sown early. But a nurturing parent may be able to foster a child's resilience to such conditions as allergies, diabetes, heart disease and some cancers, says a new...
  • The myriad benefits of fish oil

    The myriad benefits of fish oil
    Consumers face a dizzying array of products and claims in the dietary supplement aisle — but a little knowledge can go a long way in helping chart a healthy lifestyle. One of the more popular supplements, fish oil, is promoted as preventive or...
  • Should sugar intake be regulated? Front Burner

    Americans are sweet on sugar. We learned early on that a spoonful of the white stuff helps the remedy go down. Yet, a new study suggests Mary Poppins' ditty is deliciously ironic. Not only can't most Americans stop at one spoonful, but also the...
  • What's the deal with vaccine for FIP (feline infectious peritonitis)?

    Feline heart disease (HCM) and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) are two of the most devastating diseases in cats. Either diagnosis can spiral a cat owner into a serious funk, as the outcome may not be good. Both were featured...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital Represented At Award Presentation To U.S. Rep. DeLauro

    The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) was represented during an award presentation to U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro in Washington, D.C. at the 14th annual Wenger Awards ceremony hosted by WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease....
  • Researchers learning more about FIP, heart disease in cats

    Researchers learning more about FIP, heart disease in cats
    Feline heart disease (HCM) and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) are two of the most devastating diseases in cats. Either diagnosis can spiral a cat owner into a serious funk, as the outcome may not be good. Both were featured...
  • Pennsylvania General Assembly passes bill to screen babies

    Just when you're ready to dismiss state politicians at budget time as a collection of hopeless cranky children, they went and passed a bill that makes sense. The General Assembly last week passed Sen. Daylin Leach's bill to mandate pulse oximetry testing...
  • Vegan communities growing, along with research on health benefits

    No, vegans are not extraterrestrials from a planet orbiting Vega, although many might consider their dietary habits to be completely alien. Plant-only eaters represent a mere 2 percent of the population; another 5 percent describe themselves as...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Travelers Employee Selected As Chair Of The 2014 American Heart Association Walk

    The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Greg Toczydlowski of Travelers as Chair of the 2014 Greater Hartford Heart Walk. The 2014 Heart Walk will take...
  • Hadassah sponsors heart-health seminar

    Heart disease is the number-one cause of death among women worldwide, according to Hadassah's Heart-Health Program. Moreover, one in three women over the age of 20 has some form of cardiovascular disease. The Florida Atlantic Region of Hadassah and...