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Heart Disease

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  • Beyonce is urged to abandon Pepsi endorsement deal

    Beyonce is urged to abandon Pepsi endorsement deal
    Pop star Beyonce Knowles-Carter should make her $50-million endorsement deal with soda maker PepsiCo the best thing she never had, according to a health advocacy group. The Center for Science in the Public Interest is ringing the alarm on the diva&...
  • Letter: Curbing sugar could increase life expectancy of children

    Did you know that experts predict our children will be the first generation to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents? You ask, why? Today, children drink more sugar-sweetened beverages than their parents, as children. Too much sugar in the...
  • Robert H. Bork dies at 85; pivotal figure in Supreme Court history

    Robert H. Bork, the conservative legal champion whose bitter defeat for a Supreme Court seat in 1987 politicized the confirmation process and changed the court's direction for decades, died Wednesday. He was 85. The former Yale law professor and judge on...
  • Elderly woman's death ruled homicide on South Side

    Elderly woman's death ruled homicide on South Side
    An autopsy report today revealed that a 90-year-old woman who was found decomposed inside her home on the city's South Side died of heart disease and elder neglect in a homicide. Della Cotton, of the 400 block of West Marquette Road, was pronounced dead...
  • Cold exposure contributed to death of homeless man

    Cold exposure contributed to death of homeless man
    An autopsy report revealed this afternoon that cold exposure contributed to the death of a homeless man who was found outside Friday on the South Side. Casimir Widarz, who was listed as homeless, was found outside Friday on the 4300 block of South...
  • Mailbag: A little more of both sides is needed

    I thought last week's Mailbag very interesting.  I loved the thought about bringing back Rockin' Fig and getting information about local surfing. We are "Surf City" after all.  I also thought Charles Osterlund's letter was interesting. I do notice the...
  • One in 12 in military has clogged heart arteries

    One in 12 in military has clogged heart arteries
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Just over one in 12 U.S. service members who died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had plaque buildup in the arteries around their hearts - an early sign of heart disease, according to a new study. None of them had been...
  • Eat your vegetables in the New Year

    This year’s developments have certainly vindicated those of us who care about our health, our environment and our treatment of animals. In January, First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled revamped federal guidelines requiring school cafeterias to...
  • Older women, don't take vitamin D for bones: Panel

    Older women, don't take vitamin D for bones: Panel
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women shouldn't take vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent broken bones, and there's not enough evidence to say whether it would help anyone else either, says a U.S. government-backed panel. Based on two reviews...
  • Ole! How The New Spanish Study Should Change Your Diet

    The New England Journal of Medicine has published a Spanish study comparing two versions of the Mediterranean diet with a low-fat diet, and the result is important news if you are interested in reducing your risk of heart disease and stroke. The...
  • Maurice L. McAlister dies at 87; co-founder of Downey Savings & Loan

    Maurice L. McAlister dies at 87; co-founder of Downey Savings & Loan
    Maurice L. McAlister overcame a dirt-poor childhood in Texas to achieve prominence in two fields as a young man — first as a builder, then as the head of Downey Savings & Loan, which became a Southern California banking fixture for decades under his...