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Heart Disease

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  • Adults cut back fast food, but U.S. kids still eat too much fat: CDC

    Adults cut back fast food, but U.S. kids still eat too much fat: CDC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American adults have made a little progress in recent years in cutting back on calories from fast food, but children are still consuming too much fat, U.S. health researchers say. French fries, pizza and similar items accounted for...
  • Just say don't: Doctors question routine tests and treatments

    Just say don't: Doctors question routine tests and treatments
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Now there are 135. That's how many medical tests, treatments and other procedures - many used for decades - physicians have now identified as almost always unnecessary and often harmful, and which doctors and patients should...
  • Saint Agnes to use grant to target African-American women with heart disease

    Saint Agnes to use grant to target African-American women with heart disease
    Saint Agnes Hospital will work with local churches to screen for heart disease, using a $244,455 grant from The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation. The hospital announced Thursday that it had received the award. The screening program will focus on...
  • Woman dies in Northwest Side home fire

    Woman dies in Northwest Side home fire
    A 73-year-old woman died following a fire this morning in the Kilbourn Park neighborhood, authorities said. The preliminary cause of the fire was careless use of smoking materials said Chicago Fire Department Chief Joe Roccasalva. There were also no...
  • Put on your red shoes and dance...the Red Stiletto Stroll hits Boca Feb. 22

    Put on your red shoes and dance...the Red Stiletto Stroll hits Boca Feb. 22
    here's nothing more fu n than a shoe fashion show rolling through the center stage of a mall on a toy train. Break out your sassiest red shoes for the Red Stiletto Stroll, Friday Feb. 22 at Town Center at Boca Raton. The event is 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. and...
  • William N. Tate, concrete worker

    William N. Tate, concrete worker
    William Nathaniel Tate, a retired concrete worker and Korean War combat veteran, died of heart disease Feb. 16 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The former Park Heights resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Division Street, he attended Booker T....
  • Dr. Dean Ornish on the power of mindful choices

    For more than three decades, Dr. Dean Ornish has been talking about the power individuals have to affect their health, even to the extent of reversing heart disease by changing the way they eat and behave. His prescription for sick people is radical, as...
  • Mediterranean diet can ward off heart disease: study

    Mediterranean diet can ward off heart disease: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A Mediterranean diet high in olive oil, nuts, fish and fresh fruits and vegetables may help prevent heart disease and strokes, according to a new large study from Spain. Past research suggested people who eat a Mediterranean-...
  • Mediterranean diet linked to heart health

    Mediterranean diet linked to heart health
    A new study provides the best evidence to date that a Mediterranean diet high in olive oil, fish, vegetables and nuts can reduce heart disease. The research, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine online edition, found that the diet can...
  • 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...