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Heart Disease

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  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Staying Attuned to Blood Pressure

    Staying Attuned to Blood Pressure
    Maybe your blood pressure has been normal for as long as you can remember, but that doesn't mean you should let it slip beneath your health radar. The older we get, the greater our chances of developing high blood pressure (also known as hypertension)....
  • Ten superfoods that can improve your life

    Ten superfoods that can improve your life
    Not all foods were created equal -- some are so packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, essential fatty acids and other beneficial substances that they've been deemed "superfoods." Superfoods have incredible health benefits, packing a powerful...
  • Keep on the Go, Stay Healthy

    Keep on the Go, Stay Healthy
    We all know exercise and activity help achieve a healthy body. But did you know regular exercise helps develop a sound mind and spirit as well? In other words, what's good for your physical being is also good for your spiritual self. Plus, many...
  • Poring over facts about milk: cow's, goat's, soy, almond, rice and hemp

    Poring over facts about milk: cow's, goat's, soy, almond, rice and hemp
    Full-fat, low-fat or skim? Used to be, there weren't many choices to make over what to pour on your cereal. But the number of alternatives to cow's milk -- soy, goat's, hemp milk, more -- has steadily grown. Each has its fans: those who swear by goat's...
  • Ready to Quit Smoking?

    Ready to Quit Smoking?
    It's one instance where quitting isn't the easy way out. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Zyban: In Monday's Health section, an article on quitting smoking said that the smoking-cessation medication Zyban might act by blocking the brain chemicals...
  • State orders diesel trucks to clean up

    California regulators cracked down on diesel air pollution Friday, adopting the nation's toughest rules on heavy-duty trucks, despite pleas from truckers who said they would be bankrupted in a sinking economy. The state Air Resources Board voted...
  • Salt and high blood pressure: New concerns raised

    Salt and high blood pressure: New concerns raised
    Ah, salt. It gives personality to chips, balance to bread and flavor to just about everything else that comes in a can, jar or squeeze bottle. Salt is such a mealtime staple it can be hard to imagine life without a shaker on the table. But as far back...
  • A strained marriage can hurt the heart

    A strained marriage can hurt the heart
    Women in strained marriages are more likely than other wives to have high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease, researchers said today. Researchers at the University of Utah studied more than 300 couples who had been married for more...
  • Statin drug benefits people with healthy cholesterol, study finds

    Statin drug benefits people with healthy cholesterol, study finds
    Use of a cholesterol-lowering statin drug resulted in big reductions in heart attacks, strokes and deaths in people with so-called healthy cholesterol levels. The benefit was so pronounced - a 54 percent reduction in heart attacks, a 48 percent reduction...
  • Surprising marriage ends in bizarre Ohio killing

    James M. Mason knew his wife since she was born a boy. The janitor and former military man was a boarder in the child's home and was treated like family. Many were surprised when he married Chris nearly three years ago, not just because he knew she...