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Heart Disease

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  • Treatment for cardiotoxicity dependent on type and severity of damage

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago at age 58 and began treatment immediately. She's in remission now but recently found out she has cardiotoxicity, probably from the chemotherapy. What is this, and how is it...
  • For black women, weight maintenance may be the best goal

    News flash: Some overweight and obese women work harder to get healthy when they're not ordered to lose weight, but told their current body shape is fine and that maintaining it is an acceptable goal. The women on whom this approach has most recently...
  • A number of factors can contribute to fatigue in patients with lupus

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: One year ago, at the age of 33, I was diagnosed with lupus. I am taking medications to help with flares, which are reasonably controlled, but I'm exhausted all the time. Is this just a part of the disease, or is there something that...
  • EatingWell: Adequate sleep vital for good health

    Can't get enough sleep? You're not alone. An estimated 50 million to 70 million U.S. adults don't get enough sleep, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and prevention. But hold that yawn! We've got 5 reasons why you need to get enough...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Flu shots The Department of Health is...
  • City churches recruited to raise awareness about heart disease

    City churches recruited to raise awareness about heart disease
    When Dr. Frank M. Reid III, senior pastor at Bethel AME Church, said "bless your heart" to his congregation this Sunday, he meant it literally. It was Red Dress Sunday at the church off Druid Hill Avenue, an annual event launched in Baltimore by St....
  • Louis R. Lasky, Boca Raton

    Louis R. Lasky, Boca Raton
    When were you first diagnosed with heart disease? Was it from childhood, during a regularly scheduled physical, or did you seek your doctor’s opinion after recognizing that something might be wrong?  Approximately eight years ago. Doctors heard a...
  • Dogs convey an amazing amount of information via 'pee-mail'

    Q: I must thank you for your informative radio show and your Facebook site (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Steve-Dale/50057343596). You mentioned once on the radio the information dogs gather from smelling pee. I'm wondering what that is! -- J.N., via...
  • No pet should die of heartworm disease!

    For pet lovers, a senseless tragedy is occurring. Too many dogs and cats are dying of heartworm, a nearly 100 percent preventable illness. They don't have to die. It's estimated that over one million dogs in the U.S. have heartworm disease, and no one...
  • Can some pets really predict Mother Nature's wrath?

    Q: During Hurricane Sandy, our Labrador-mix acted agitated, crying at times, too. It was really our dog who convinced us to evacuate, which turned out to be a wise decision because our street flooded. What did our dog know? Was the dog warning us? -- V.D....
  • Careful training best way to curb female dog's marking habit

    Q: My 12-year-old spayed dog used to piddle like the female she is. Then, about a year ago, she began to piddle far more often on walks, sometime lifting her leg like a male dog. She used to urinate maybe three or four times on walks, but now she lifts...