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Heart Disease

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Top Heart Disease Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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),...
  • 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...
  • 'Go Red for Women' on Feb. 6

    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...
  • 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...
  • 6 ways to help your heart: St. Luke's cardiologist offers tips

    6 ways to help your heart: St. Luke's cardiologist offers tips
    Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death worldwide, claiming more than 17 million lives annually. That number is expected to rise to more than 23 million by 2030, according to "Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics — 2015 Update: A Report From...
  • Heart disease detection is serious business at West Aurora

    Just one life. That's what keeps Meghan Hill driven to organize a massive Young Hearts for Life volunteer effort every other year to test all West Aurora High School students for potentially fatal heart-related maladies. If she can save at least one...