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Heart Disease

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  • Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

    An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don't forget your vegetables. Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee call for an...
  • 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...
  • Lehigh Valley residents tell heart-filled stories for American Heart Month

    Lehigh Valley residents tell heart-filled stories for American Heart Month
    For some, heart disease rears its ugly head with sudden, disabling pain. For others, it is hidden, building slowly, often causing a person to ignore the symptoms or dismiss them as something less serious like heartburn or general fatigue. Regardless...
  • Toledo mayor who died last week had heart disease for years

    Records show high blood pressure played a role in the death of Toledo's mayor. Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins died just over a week ago, five days after suffering cardiac arrest while driving during a snowstorm. The Blade (http://bit.ly/1CsXylD )...
  • U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet

    The nation's top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption. The group's finding that cholesterol in the diet need...
  • Regardless of risk level, take steps to help protect our your heart health

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 37-year-old man and have no health problems, but both of my parents have heart disease. My dad had his first heart attack at age 50. Are there things I can do now to prevent it, or is heart disease inevitable for me because of my...
  • Cigarette smoking is even more deadly than you think, study says

    Cigarette smoking is even more deadly than you think, study says
    The U.S. surgeon general says about 480,000 AmericansĀ die each year as a result of smoking. But a new analysis suggests the true figure may be closer to 575,000. The 21 causes of death that have been officially blamed on smoking accounted for 83% of the...
  • 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),...
  • Go Red for Women Day - Friday, Feb. 6

    Go Red for Women Day  - Friday, Feb. 6
    OnĀ  Friday, Feb. 6, women are invited to wear red in recognition of the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" day to raise awareness of heart disease in women. The Bon Secours health system is endorsing the day, and encouraging everyone to...
  • February is National Heart Month

    February is National Heart month, Why the need for focus on cardiovascular health? According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, "Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure − is the...