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  • Gut bugs are implicated in heart attacks and stroke

    Gut bugs are implicated in heart attacks and stroke
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of heart attack victims every year have none of the notorious risk factors before their crisis - not high cholesterol, not unhealthy triglycerides. Now the search for the mystery culprits has turned up some surprising...
  • Coming Friday: Dunkin' Donuts glazed doughnut breakfast sandwich

    Coming Friday: Dunkin' Donuts glazed doughnut breakfast sandwich
    Coming Friday to Dunkin’ Donuts menu boards: Glazed doughnut breakfast sandwiches. You heard that right. It’s a fried egg and cherrywood-smoked bacon inside a split glazed yeast ring doughnut. With 360 calories and 20 grams of fat, it&...
  • CPR training events planned throughout region on Tuesday

    Healthcare and public safety officials will offer free “hands-only” CPR training to residents at various locations in the tri-cities region on Tuesday. The one-day CPR training event was established out of a need to improve survival times...
  • L.A. Fire Department offering 'sidewalk CPR' lessons Tuesday

    L.A. Fire Department offering 'sidewalk CPR' lessons Tuesday
    The Los Angeles Fire Department is offering 10-minutes lessons Tuesday on how to perform "hands only" CPR. The "sidewalk CPR" event, being held at several locations in L.A., is similar to a program last year, in which the LAFD and other agencies...
  • EatingWell: The worst things to eat for your heart

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans; on average, one person dies every 39 seconds, according to recently published data from the American Heart Association. Along with healthy lifestyle choices, what you eat can have a big effect...
  • More salt in food, but should we take recommended limits with a grain of skepticism?

    More salt in food, but should we take recommended limits with a grain of skepticism?
    While many doctors urge patients to curb their sodium intake for better health, the processed food and restaurant industries continue to spike products with large amounts of sodium, according to a recent study. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans in...
  • Heart Association offers resources for families of children with heart defects

    Source: American Heart Association http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com The months of waiting on the arrival of your bundle of joy are exciting, but there are risks along the way. Most families are unaware of the chances of congenital heart defects (CHD)...
  • Brent and Becky's Bulbs: Enjoy wine events, garden tours, kids gardening events and BOGO bulb sale

    Brent and Becky's Bulbs: Enjoy wine events, garden tours, kids gardening events and BOGO bulb sale
    The Virginia Wine Society presents Wine in the Garden at Brent & Becky's Bulbs on Saturday, June 1,  at 2 pm, with wine educator, Charles Birr, according to a news release.  Charles has been educating and entertaining 'students' with his style of wine,...
  • About Michael Yormark

    About Michael Yormark
    Michael R. Yormark is President of Sunrise Sports & Entertainment and is responsible for overseeing all of the organization's operating entities including the Florida Panthers hockey club, the BB&T Center arena venue, the Saveology.com Iceplex...
  • Music device doesn't drop diabetics' blood pressure

    Music device doesn't drop diabetics' blood pressure
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A device that plays a melody in an attempt to slow people's breathing didn't lower the blood pressure of people with diabetes, according to a new study. "Given the results and the studies available, you can conclude that there...
  • Grocery tours teach Boyle Heights residents about nutrition

     
    Cedonia Castillo, 81, said she knows salt and sugar are bad for her health. But the Boyle Heights resident, who has diabetes, heart disease and hypertension, said she doesn't know what food to avoid. So when she heard that a dietician from White...
  • Eggs: Good or bad for you?

     
    You're probably familiar with the famous movie scene in which Sylvester Stallone's Rocky Balboa wakes up, opens the fridge, cracks about a half-dozen raw eggs into a glass and sloppily drinks them. It's the Breakfast of Champions, circa 1976. These days,...