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American Heart Association

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  • Is sugar destroying the entire world?

    Is sugar destroying the entire world?
    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...
  • Season Preview event listings | Broward 2013-14

    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,...
  • Risk calculator for determining statin use needs fixing, doctors say

    Risk calculator for determining statin use needs fixing, doctors say
    Less than a week after the American Heart Assn. and the nation's cardiologists issued guidelines that would greatly expand the number of Americans taking a statin medication, the guidelines have been faulted for overestimating patients' risk of heart...
  • Give yourself the gift of mastering stress

    The holiday season is upon us -- a time to lovingly connect with family, to relax, recharge and emerge happy, content and revitalized. Just kidding. In fact, of course, it's usually the complete opposite. But why is that? What is it about special...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Eat well, live long

    Environmental Nutrition The foods you choose -- fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, fish -- can help you fend off life-shortening diseases and conditions. We aim to eat right for optimal health and to ward off debilitating, chronic diseases...
  • Elizabeth Banks Honored for Her Work With American Heart Assn.

    When Banks got involved with the American Heart Assn.'s Go Red for Women campaign, she saw the opportunity to educate women about cardiac disease and heart attacks through gentle humor and real stories from real survivors of the disease. And thus her...
  • Aisha Tyler to Host Variety's Power of Women Luncheon

    Aisha Tyler will emcee Variety's Power of Women event at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in which Nicole Kidman, Amy Pascal, Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington will be honored for their philanthropic work. SEE ALSO: Nicole Kidman, Amy Pascal,...
  • A second opinion on statins

    According to two respected medical organizations, up to twice as many of us — nearly a third of all adults — should be taking statins to avoid heart attack and stroke. But statins, the potent cholesterol-lowering medications of which Lipitor...
  • Kenneth Carl Jones September 4, 1937 - October 4, 2013

    Kenneth Carl Jones  September 4, 1937 - October 4, 2013
    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...
  • Cardiologists cast doubt on new statin recommendations

    Cardiologists cast doubt on new statin recommendations
    Some of the nation's most influential cardiologists are challenging new recommendations that would greatly expand the number of Americans taking a statin medication to reduce their chances of a heart attack or stroke. The guidelines issued last week...
  • Free Fashion Shows at Funkshion in SoBe

    Free Fashion Shows at Funkshion in SoBe
    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...
  • Cardiologists recommend wider use of statin drugs

    Dramatically escalating the fight against heart attacks and strokes, the nation's cardiologists have rewritten the guidebook on how Americans should be treated with statins and unveiled a plan that could double the number of patients taking the...