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Heart Disease

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  • FDA approves an antidepressant for hot flashes

    Is it hot in here, or am I just depressed? For many menopausal women, hot flashes are just depressing. And depression, which affects at least one in four women ages 40 to 59, can intensify the misery of hot flashes, as well. No surprise, then, that a...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Living with diabetes The University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology will discuss simple nutrition and exercise changes to achieve weight loss, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes. Classes will be held from 9 a....
  • Americans better off without milk subsidy

    A frequent bugaboo of the fiscal cliff debacle was the "milk cliff" — the threat of milk price doubling if Congress failed to extend dairy subsidies. Parents were expected to forgo other necessities because their children "had to have milk."...
  • Sodium swap challenge presented by American Heart Association

    Sodium swap challenge presented by American Heart Association
    The AHA and the American Stroke Association recommend a daily intake of 1,500 milligrams of sodium -- the average is 3,400 mg.Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor. For the...
  • Flu cases on the rise in Arkansas

    Flu cases on the rise in Arkansas
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is currently receiving large numbers of reports of flu infections and hospitalizations from all regions of the state and is aware of seven deaths from the flu. ADH encourages everyone six...
  • Numbers of flu cases rise throughout Arkansas

    Numbers of flu cases rise throughout Arkansas
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is currently receiving large numbers of reports of flu infections and hospitalizations from all regions of the state and is aware of seven deaths from the flu. ADH encourages everyone six...
  • ...And a Veggie New Year: In This Time of Resolutions, Why Not Give Up Meat?

    ...And a Veggie New Year:  In This Time of Resolutions, Why Not Give Up Meat?
    It is the mother of all New Year's resolutions: eat healthy, get fit and lose weight. Exercise is important, but time-wise, it is a lot easier to make different choices about what we eat than it is to shoehorn workouts into our schedules. People presently...
  • We Must Renounce Culture Of Violence

    After the shooting of 20 students and six adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Dec. 14, something needs to be done. We know that. Debates over gun control, mental illness and safety dominate the news. We want to know why this...
  • Richard McWilliam dies at 59; CEO of trading card company Upper Deck

    Richard McWilliam, hailed for revolutionizing the trading card and sports memorabilia industry as a co-founder and chief executive officer of Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Co., has died. He was 59. McWilliam died Saturday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe....
  • Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier

    Area restaurants aim to make healthy eating easier
    Knowing the right way to eat is one thing, but doing it is not always easy, especially when dining out. But some Baltimore-area restaurants are making heart-healthy dining easier and more attractive for their diners. Restaurants like Zia's in Towson are...
  • UnitedHealthcare Holding Technology Contest With $60,000 Prize

    UnitedHealthcare is offering $60,000 as a top prize in its health-care technology contest for the best innovation that will improve the system of health care and help people live healthier lives. It is billed as the "Breakthrough Health Tech Challenge,"...