| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:24 PM
If you've been outside lately, you already know it's hot as hell. And that heat is cooking up big problems for us in the form of smog.
This week brought the highest ozone levels in our region in almost nine years, according to Brazoria County monitors....
| Oct 5, 2010
Even people with risk factors need exercise. In fact, people with risk factors stand to see the greatest gains from regular exercise, including a potential reduction in the very risk factors they once viewed as an impediment to it.
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As Heart Healthy Month draws to a close, a reminder to keep this vital muscle in check—especially women. It's a sobering statistic: 60 million Americans …...
| Jun 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
I subscribe to the thinking that breathing is a vital part of a workout. Iâve had teachers and trainers beat this into my head since I was young. Breathing during a workout helps maintaining the correct balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide in our blood....
| Feb 22, 2010
Arrhythmia is a disorder that affects your heart rate (pulse) or rhythm because of malfunctioning electrical impulses. Here's a quick overview of the condition - its causes, types and symptoms.
Arrhythmia occurs when the electrical impulses...
| Jan 29, 2010
| 10:48 AM
The worst is over. Your loved one survived a heart attack and is back home. But getting back to normal may take some time. And depending on the severity of the attack, normal may be different than before.
Being a caregiver will require time, patience and...
| Jun 16, 2010
When Mary Ann Bernal's fatigue and shortness of breath were diagnosed as a leaky mitral valve in her heart, the Niles, Illinois, woman volunteered for a trial at NorthShore Evanston Hospital of a new, less invasive way to treat the debilitating and...
| May 26, 2010
| 9:31 PM
Seven Louisiana fishermen were treated Wednesday night at West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero after reporting medical problems believed to be the result of exposure to either the chemical dispersants being used to to break up the leaking oil or the...
| May 13, 2010
There's nothing like an injury to hinder your fitness progress — or stop it in its tracks. As everyone embraces the warmer weather and new activity, it's important to couple enthusiasm for whatever activities you choose with safe execution.
| Sep 18, 2010
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's deputies have made an arrest in the beating death of a 57 year-old man.
Philbert Vincent was arrested and charged with second degree murder, following the early morning attack.
Around 2:00 Saturday morning, deputies responded...