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Heart Disease

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Top Heart Disease Articles

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital Represented At Award Presentation To U.S. Rep. DeLauro

    The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) was represented during an award presentation to U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro in Washington, D.C. at the 14th annual Wenger Awards ceremony hosted by WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease....
  • Chronic pain statistic called exaggerated, misleading

    MILWAUKEE When faced with intense criticism for her agency's approval of the powerful narcotic painkiller Zohydro, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg turned to a sobering statistic:100 million Americans are suffering from...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Travelers Employee Selected As Chair Of The 2014 American Heart Association Walk

    The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Greg Toczydlowski of Travelers as Chair of the 2014 Greater Hartford Heart Walk. The 2014 Heart Walk will take...
  • The cholesterol myth: Is sugar the big culprit?

    The cholesterol myth: Is sugar the big culprit?
    If you want to reduce your risk for the type of coronary heart disease often referred to as “clogging” or “hardening” of the arteries, should you reduce the amount of cholesterol, saturated fat or sugar in your diet? If you&...
  • Familial hypercholesterolemia - unfortunately, it may be all in the family

    Familial hypercholesterolemia - unfortunately, it may be all in the family
    If you’re close to your parents, chances are there are many things they’ve passed on to you that you’ve taken to heart — and possibly one you hope they haven’t. If you’ve got poor blood cholesterol levels and you...
  • Avoiding these foods can add years to your life

    Everything we put in our bodies has the potential to help, or harm, our health and longevity. To ensure that you're doing more of the former than the latter, steer clear of less-than-healthy eats. Here are some tips: 1. Pour out the soda. Seriously....
  • Bill to screen babies gets through General Assembly

     
    Just when you're ready to dismiss state politicians at budget time as a collection of hopeless cranky children, they went and passed a bill that makes sense. The General Assembly Tuesday passed Sen. Daylin Leach's bill to mandate pulse oximetry testing in...
  • Diabetic women much likelier than men to develop heart disease

    Diabetic women much likelier than men to develop heart disease
    Type 2 diabetes, arguably the world's fastest-growing chronic condition, really has it out for women, says a new study. Compared with men with diabetes, diabetic women are 44% more likely to go on to suffer coronary heart disease, which is the leading...
  • Antioxidant-rich foods help your immune system ward off disease

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com We've often been advised to eat the right foods and consume essential nutrients to maintain optimal health and wellness, but why do our bodies need vitamins and minerals to maintain good health?...
  • Dog having 'accidents' on the bed may have medical problems

    Dog having 'accidents' on the bed may have medical problems
    Q: My three dogs -- two Yorkshire Terriers and a Yorchon (Yorkshire Terrier/Bichon Frise mix) -- share my bed. They come in and out at night as they please through a doggy door. Recently, the smallest one started pooping and peeing on the bed. I can't...
  • CDC: Hundreds of thousands of Americans die unnecessarily every year

    CDC: Hundreds of thousands of Americans die unnecessarily every year
    Health disparities in the U.S. lead to hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths each year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If all Americans had equal access to the best preventive care currently available...