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  • What to Do if You Get the Flu

    What to Do if You Get the Flu
    Everyone is talking about flu prevention. But what if you're among the ranks who have come down with the nasty bug? Health experts are reminding patients — especially those at high risk for flu-related complications — to seek medical...
  • Globetrotters a slam dunk with Balboa students

    Globetrotters a slam dunk with Balboa students
    Members of the Harlem Globetrotters on Wednesday dribbled between legs, around backs, over shoulders and through the gates of Balboa Elementary School as part of a promotion for heart-healthy lifestyles. “It is very important to let the kids...
  • Spinach vs. romaine: Nutrition smack down

    Spinach vs. romaine: Nutrition smack down
    Romaine and spinach often sit side by side at the salad bar, but one stands taller. "The darker the green, the more nutrient-dense it's going to be," said Heather Mangieri, a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association. Spinach contains more...
  • Armenian Relief Society chairwoman honored

    What made the Crescenta Valley Chamber monthly mixer a little out of the ordinary this week was its host — the Armenian Relief Society, which is often thought of as more concerned with community outreach and humanitarian issues than business....
  • Making young hearts happy

    Making young hearts happy
    NEWPORT BEACH — Ten-year-old Isabel Morris had a bagful of homemade Valentine's Day cards she made for her classmates out of index cards, highlighters and sparkly heart stickers, but she won't be in class Monday to deliver them. The Newport...
  • Job strain and heart disease risk in women

    Job strain and heart disease risk in women
    Work-related stress may be a risk factor for heart problems. So what do we do about it? Harvard researchers have uncovered strong links between women's job stress and cardiovascular disease. Findings from the Women's Health Study (WHS) -- a landmark...
  • New campaign urges women to call 911 at heart attack warning signs

    New campaign urges women to call 911 at heart attack warning signs
    Marla Kalish, 58, of Highland Park, started experiencing chest pressure five years ago during her morning tennis matches. When she slowed down, the pressure would always dissipate, so she chalked it up to acid reflux. "I didn't really pause too much or...
  • Heart attack survivor raises red flag

    Heart attack survivor raises red flag
    About 9:30 a.m. Oct. 28, Westchester resident Shirley Grant went into full cardiac arrest and was taken to the emergency room at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. "I don't remember anything about that day," said Grant, 66, a registered nurse, mother of two...
  • A positive mental attitude benefits health, longevity and quality of life

    A positive mental attitude benefits health, longevity and quality of life
    What's wrong with being a Pollyanna? Absolutely nothing, according to the experts who say a positive mental attitude can benefit everyone as we age -- physically and emotionally. Studies say Research from the Harvard School of Public Health (first...
  • Nestle enjoys strong 2010

    Pet food sales in North America and revenue growth in the developing world were bright spots in 2010 for Nestle, S.A., with U.S. headquarters in Glendale, company officials reported Thursday. Leaders of the Swiss company said that despite a rise in the...
  • Doctors supplement income via drug companies

    A cardiologist, endocrinologist, psychiatrist, nurse practitioner and allergist. These five medical professionals in Burbank and Glendale may have different specialties, but they have one source of income in common — drug companies. Since 2009, 33...