Tag: cardiovascular disease

Stand Up for Your Health: How to...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be...

June 12, 2018

Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you...

February 23, 2018

Peripheral Artery Disease -PAD: Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

September 25, 2017

Heart Health: From Prevention to Intervention

With the goal of educating healthcare practitioners from around the globe about the importance of prevention and treatment of cardiovascular...

February 16, 2017

‘Silent’ Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

Because the warning signs can be very subtle or go unrecognized, people who suffer a silent heart attack have a...

August 31, 2016

Sitting, Heart Disease: 7 Ways to Get...

Sitting for long blocks of time can increase your risk of developing different illnesses, including heart and vascular diseases, research...

May 16, 2016

Study: Healthy Lifestyle, Healthier Heart (Video)

A heart-healthy lifestyle includes exercise, good nutrition and other attributes, according to a health metrics plan outlined by the American...

May 6, 2016

Watch Now: ‘FAST’ Matters When it Comes...

May marks American Stroke Month, a time to increase public awareness of stroke warning signs in the U. S. The American...

May 4, 2016

Roundup: White House, CDC to Hold Summit...

The White House is inviting experts in mosquito control and public health to a one-day summit on the Zika virus...

March 4, 2016

Heart Disease: Prevention Saves Lives, Cuts Costs

Expenses related to cardiovascular disease represent 17 percent of overall national health expenditures.

March 3, 2016

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Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online;...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

Healthy Passover Recipes: Creative Uses of...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with recipes.  While most people associate Passover...

Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...

Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older than 50, it is increasingly...

#BaptistHealthy: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash is healthy, homemade and hearty. Roasted sweet potato, bell pepper, onion and rosemary are the makings of this winning hash. It also...

Hepatitis A on the Rise: What...

Parts of South Florida are seeing an increase in cases of hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A...

Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...

Eggs and Cholesterol: Unscrambling the Latest...

Another much-hyped study has served up yet more confusion about eggs and their impact on our health, particularly cholesterol — one of the major risk...