| Mar 7, 2015
| 9:00 AM
With national headlines touting the message that low-fat diets are out and high-fat diets are in, people who once shunned butter are slathering it on toast, melting it in sautés and even plopping it into their coffee. And though the media has glorified...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 5:16 PM
More than 500 women, many dressed in red from head to toe, converged on the Hotel Irvine for a recent Friday luncheon and health expo produced by the American Heart Assn.
The occasion was the annual Go Red For Women Luncheon, which combined the...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 12:40 PM
February is National Heart Month, starting off withNational Wear Red Dayon Friday Feb.6. The Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Program invites you to wear your favorite red outfit to raise awareness about heart disease in women. "Women can do anything men...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Donna Crozier was 23 when she suffered a stroke in 1979. Married only 20 days and living in Portage, she had been in good health until then, and had no symptoms to warn her.
"All of a sudden, I felt like my head was going to explode," the Hammond...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 11:55 AM
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....
| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:33 AM
Heart disease can threaten the well-being of anyone, but especially seniors.
It is possible, however, to address heart disease in seniors and boost their quality of life.
Dr. Mark Steiner, cardiologist and co-medical director of Orlando Health’...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 7:11 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 9:50 AM
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...