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Heart Disease

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Personalized risk info helps with screening decision

    Personalized risk info helps with screening decision
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People make more educated decisions about screening tests when they're given a personalized assessment of their own risk, rather than one-size-fits-all information, according to a new review of past studies. Those personalized...
  • No clear benefits for kids' blood pressure checks

    No clear benefits for kids' blood pressure checks
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There's no evidence that checking kids' and teens' blood pressure - and treating them if it's high - can reduce their heart risks in adulthood, according to a new analysis. What's more, researchers found blood pressure tests...
  • Authorities: Mother, daughter found dead in Glenview-area home

    Authorities: Mother, daughter found dead in Glenview-area home
    Police told relatives that the mother and adult daughter found dead in their Glenview-area home this week probably died in late January. Authorities, meanwhile, said today foul play does not appear to be a factor in the deaths. The bodies of Mary...