| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Source: American Heart Association
Stroke is the nation's No. 4 killer. It happens when a blood vessel that supplies blood to the brain is blocked or bursts. Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:41 PM
(Reuters) - Hold the fries, pass the salad. McDonald's Corp on Thursday said it would offer healthy options as part of its popular value meals, letting customers choose a side salad, fruit or vegetables instead of french fries.
The announcement by the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Kenneth Carl Jones of Costa Mesa died on October 4, 2013 at Hoag Memorial. Born in Orange, CA to Alberta Marie and Emery Sidney Jones, he was a former commercial fisherman and avid outdoors man who loved nothing more than battling giant swordfish and...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Harvard Health Blog
Updated cholesterol guidelines released Nov. 12 by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology aim to prevent more heart attacks and strokes than ever by boosting the number of Americans who take statins....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A nationwide effort to promote CPR appears to have boosted survival rates for people who went into cardiac arrest in their homes, offices, grocery stores, movie theaters or anywhere else that wasn’t a hospital, new research shows.
The data come...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:05 AM
As the leaves are working on changed colors, and harvest is in full swing. The month of October is not only great for beautiful colors, tailgates and trick-or-treating, but it is a great opportunity for South Dakota pig farmers to showcase their AMAZING...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:42 AM
The NFL is all about breast cancer awareness. It’s a parade of pink on the field this month.
But other diseases or ailments, not so much.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was allowed to wear green shoes -- honoring Mental Health...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Watertown: Donavon Dale “Don” Fenske, 81, of Watertown passed away on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Watertown Hospital. He was born on Feb. 25, 1932, to Herbert Leroy “Roy” and Amanda M. (Mielke) Fenske in Ferney. He graduated from...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The most wonderful three words in the English language: free fashion show.
That's what's happening at "Funkshion: Fashion Week Miami Beach" going on October 16 - 19 in Miami Beach.
The first 100 people to RSVP per runway show at Funkshion.com attend...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:48 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The American Heart Association wants to improve the heart health of all Americans by 20 percent by 2020.
To meet that goal, treating unhealthy habits will be just as important as treating high blood pressure and cholesterol,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Soda, fruit juice, candy and other sugar-laden foods are everywhere, but how dangerous are they? It's common knowledge that consumed in excess, these sugar-filled products can cause a slew of health problems. This is nothing new for countless doctors...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...