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American Heart Association

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  • Local foundation offers free heart screenings for teens, young adults

    Local foundation offers free heart screenings for teens, young adults
    Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among competitive teenage athletes. Two thousand people under the age of 25 die from it every year. That’s why a local organization, the Nick of Time Foundation, partners with local hospitals and...
  • Swimwear Fashion Week events you can attend

    Swimwear Fashion Week events you can attend
    The runways aren’t for everyone. The marathon of fashion shows centered on swimsuits rolls into Miami Beach again July 18-23 with thousands of swimwear manufacturers, buyers, designers, stylists, models and reporters. All of them are in town for...
  • Online tool helps South Bend woman drop 100 pounds

    Online tool helps South Bend woman drop 100 pounds
    SOUTH BEND - At nearly half the size she was a little more than a year ago, Lisa Neese says she's a changed woman - in more ways than one. “I’m more outgoing because I have more confidence. I’m not afraid of trying new things. I’m...
  • Brent and Becky's Bulbs: Farmers/crafts market Nov. 3 and holiday wines workshop Nov. 10

    Brent and Becky's Bulbs: Farmers/crafts market Nov. 3 and holiday wines workshop Nov. 10
    The Bulb Shoppe and Gardens at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs in Gloucester hosts its last farmer’s/craft market for the year at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Jack O’ Rotten Pumpkin Recycling will be held Nov. 1-10. Bring your rotten, saggy Jack...
  • Higher incidence of heart attack the closer you live to highway

    Higher incidence of heart attack the closer you live to highway
    The findings of a new study show that the closer you live to a major road, the higher your risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Heart attack survivors who live about 100 meters (328 feet) or less from a major U.S. roadway face increased risk of...
  • The freshman 15

    The freshman 15
    Ahhhh ... pizza for breakfast. Having the authority to make such a weighty decision is often embraced by college students, dabbling in their own newfound freedom from the parental raised eyebrow. But making these choices is not without cost. Schedules...
  • Researchers work on stem cell therapy for heart failure

    Researchers work on stem cell therapy for heart failure
    SAN DIEGO -- Researchers from San Diego State University's Heart Institute rejuvenated damaged cardiac tissue removed from older heart-failure patients, using modified stem cells, the university announced Thursday. University officials said the...
  • Living close to major highway bad for your health according to study

    Living close to major highway bad for your health according to study
    Heart attack survivors may want to think about where they live. A new study by the American Heart Association shows that living close to a major road or highway might be bad for survivors' long term health. The study claims that if the survivor lived 300...
  • Fighting heart disease and stroke by putting one foot in front of the other

    Fighting heart disease and stroke by putting one foot in front of the other
    One foot in front of another -to raise awareness of a devastating condition. Saturday morning, hundreds came out for the annual heartwalk at Roanoke County's Greenhill Park. The event sponsored by the American Heart Association works to prevent, treat...
  • Brent and Beckys Bulbs: Time for fall crocus, farmers market and wine in the garden

    Brent and Beckys Bulbs: Time for fall crocus, farmers market and wine in the garden
    The Bulb Shoppe and Gardens at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs hosts its next monthly farmer’s market 10 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4.  The vendor area is under cover making this a rain or shine event!  August vendors will include fresh eggs,...
  • Bypass tops stents in diabetics with diseased arteries

    Bypass tops stents in diabetics with diseased arteries
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Diabetics with more than one diseased artery fared significantly better if they underwent bypass surgery than those who received drug coated stents following artery clearing procedures to improve blood flow to the heart,...
  • Do try this at home

    Do try this at home
    In putting together a home-baked goodies care package there's no need to forego your concern about good health. The American Heart Association's "Low-fat and Luscious Desserts" cook book offers a number of great tasting simple recipes that travel well and...