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Heart Disease

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  • Heart attack survivor issues warning to women

    Heart attack survivor issues warning to women
    Sue Chlebek's decision to run a red light saved her life. Then 50, the LaPorte mother of three was driving herself to the hospital because she had chest pains. As she neared the hospital on that March morning five years ago, her chest pains intensified....
  • Don't put too much of a good thing into that healthy diet

    Don't put too much of a good thing into that healthy diet
    Nutritionists are continually spouting the benefits of foods like tomatoes, avocados and fish, but overdoing it on these healthy foods actually can be harmful. "Even nutritious food can be too much of a good thing if you eat it in too large a quantity...
  • Mind your body during Heart Month

    Candy hearts printed with messages. Heart-shaped boxes filled with chocolates. Roses, balloons, cards and decorations with a heart motif. February brings Valentine's Day. Also, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov),...
  • Sticking to Mediterranean diet nearly halves heart disease risk

    Sticking to Mediterranean diet nearly halves heart disease risk
    It's hardly a surprise anymore to read that consuming a diet rich in fish and chicken, fruits and vegetables, nuts, whole grains, olive oil and legumes - a Mediterranean diet - is a healthy lifestyle choice. But a new study makes clear that whatever...
  • A Yellow Brick Road for little ailing hearts

    A Yellow Brick Road for little ailing hearts
    Before Holden's less-than-perfect heart gave out last year, when he had gotten too weak to stand on his two little feet, and when he had to spend days at the hospital for one of his four surgeries, he loved to parade around the hospital floor in a...
  • New England editorial roundup

    Foster's Daily Democrat of Dover (N.H.), Feb. 24, 2015 "Pour me another cup of coffee ..." — from "Truck Drivin' Man" by Terry Fell A federal government advisory committee confirmed what Buck Owens was singing about more than a half-century ago:...
  • Indiana heart disease survivors work to spread awareness

    Olivia Stonehill and Mary Rowan are alive today because of recent advancements in heart-care technology. And they're sharing their stories in the hopes of spreading awareness and inspiring future improvements. Let's start with Olivia. The Valparaiso...
  • California scientists link tiny particles in car exhaust to heart disease

    California scientists link tiny particles in car exhaust to heart disease
    A new study by California scientists has linked chronic exposure to microscopic air pollutants in vehicle exhaust to deaths from heart disease. The finding bolsters evidence that ultrafine particles, which are not regulated by state or federal...
  • Obesity Raises Heart Attack Risk

    Obesity raises the chance of heart attack regardless of whether a person has the cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, according to a recent study that challenges previous beliefs. Metabolic syndrome, a condition that...
  • Steger woman to share tale of surviving heart trouble

    Steger woman to share tale of surviving heart trouble
    Ingalls Memorial Hospital will host Hearts in the Right Place 2, a free women's heart health event, from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at Ingalls Family Care Center, 19550 Governors Highway, Flossmoor, according to a press release from Ingalls. It is the...
  • EatingWell: New discoveries about cholesterol hold surprises

    It turns out cholesterol is way more complex than experts originally thought. And diet is only part of the picture. A recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that compared high- and low-fat diets found that eating...