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Heart Disease

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  • Study links smoking bans to fewer pre-term births

    Study links smoking bans to fewer pre-term births
    LONDON (Reuters) - Banning smoking in enclosed public places can lead to lower rates of preterm birth, according to Belgian researchers who say the findings point to health benefits of smoke-free laws even in very early life. It is well known that...
  • 2012 Citizens of the Year: Charlie Hill and Golden Bethune-Hill

    2012 Citizens of the Year: Charlie Hill and Golden Bethune-Hill
    They trip over the ends of each other's sentences as they vie to tout their individual projects and recognize each other's work. They can barely wait to add an encomium or anecdote about their shared passions for health and education. They're determined...
  • Barnaby Conrad Jr. dies at 90; bullfighter, artist, saloonkeeper founded Santa Barbara Writers Conference

    When Barnaby Conrad was nearly killed in a 1958 bullfight, his celebrity pals were buzzing about it at Sardi's in New York. "Did you hear about poor Barnaby?" Eva Gabor asked Noel Coward in her thick Hungarian accent. "He was terribly gored in Spain."...
  • Getting to the heart of a cause

    Getting to the heart of a cause
    Holly Morrell was told she was 90 seconds from death. It was July 2012 at Burbank's Providence St. Joseph's Medical Center. Cardio-thoracic surgeon Raymond Schaerf was trying to remove two fractured leads — wires that connect the heart to a...
  • Ditching dairy

    Ditching dairy
    "Canned salmon: It does a body good" doesn't pack quite the same punch as that other slogan. "Got edamame?" Not much better. They're worth remembering though, given a growing movement away from milk. Consumption is at its lowest level in 36 years,...
  • 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....