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Heart Disease

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  • FDA warns green tea makers

    FDA warns green tea makers
    The Food and Drug Administration has warned producers of two popular brands of green tea drinks not to make unauthorized nutrient claims, continuing its clampdown on misleading food labeling. In a warning letter to Dr Pepper Snapple Group, the FDA said...
  • Loving legumes

    Loving legumes
    From the pinto beans of Mexico to the chickpeas of the Middle East, legumes -- a class of vegetables that includes beans, peas and lentils -- are as near to a perfect food as you can find. A 1/2-cup portion of legumes, on average, contains at least 20...
  • Chicago Bulls Free Health Screening Event

    October 15-The Chicago Bulls are hosting a free health screening at the United Center (1901 West Madison Street Chicago, IL 60612) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free Health Screenings for all men and women ages 18 and over Receive free health...
  • Social support network may add to longevity

    Social support network may add to longevity
    The best medicine for a longer, healthier life may be the support of family and friends: That's the conclusion of an exhaustive July report looking at studies over three decades on social relationships and mortality. People with adequate social...
  • Do kids need supplements?

    Do kids need supplements?
    When my son was 4, I tried giving him nutritional supplements to make up for his appalling diet. I mixed fish oil into his orange juice. I let him eat candylike gummy multivitamins. And I stirred a chocolate powder containing 31 fruit and vegetable...
  • Wrong treatment for heart disease?

    Wrong treatment for heart disease?
    Tens or even hundreds of thousands of Americans are having coronary artery angioplasty and stenting every year when they should be having bypass grafts, and the result is an extra 5,000 or more deaths annually, researchers said Sunday. Patients and...
  • Food for Thought

    Food for Thought
    Studies have shown that olive oil adds more to the Mediterranean diet than just great taste. It's a fountain of health. What makes it so? Olive oil has it all: antioxidants, good fats and vitamins. Would you believe me if I told you there is an Israeli...
  • Eat fish, eat well, think better

    Eat fish, eat well, think better
    You've likely read about the benefits of eating fish at least a couple of times a week. There have been studies that link fish consumption to lower rates of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. There have been studies about the association of fish...
  • 'Real' men do need to see the doctor

    'Real' men do need to see the doctor
    A recurring theme in many letters I've received is the issue of men not going to doctors. "Amy" wrote that her 56-year-old husband, who has a family history of heart disease, has not had a physical in over 20 years! She, like many of us who are concerned...
  • Drug could lower risk of prostate cancer

    Drug could lower risk of prostate cancer
    Prostate cancer is common. So what if there were a drug to lower a man's risk? Well, there is. Charlie Brown is a gardener who knows that prostate cancer is no bed of roses. He's had surgery to remove the prostate, radiation treatments and now hormone...
  • Noise pollution rattles nerves, harms health

    Noise pollution rattles nerves, harms health
    Nancy Culbertson won't sit in her Fremont, Calif., backyard because of it. It caused Oakland, Calif., physician Louis Hagler's blood pressure to spike and marred his perfect health record. Oakland acupuncturist Julie Laura Rose had enough of it, and...