Tag: heart disease

For African-Americans, Especially, Focus on Heart Health...

There’s always something happening in February, particularly in South Florida, but for the region’s African-American population, two events in particular...

February 19, 2020

Cardio-Oncology Helps Cancer Patients, Survivors Facing Heart...

The term “cardio-oncology” has grown in prominence as healthcare professionals team up to help cancer patients at higher risk of...

February 12, 2020

Roundup: Red Meat & Heart Disease; First...

Red Meat, Processed Meats Raise Risk of Heart Disease, Confirms New Study Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat...

February 7, 2020

Lowering Your Risk for Heart Disease With...

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in...

February 4, 2020

Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With...

December 10, 2019

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to Help...

There is mounting evidence that prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can...

November 26, 2019

Roundup: Vaping Hurts Heart Health Too; Mind-Body...

e-Cigarettes can Raise Cholesterol, Affect Heart’s Normal Blood Flow Vaping, or smoking e-cigarettes has been the cause of a wave...

November 15, 2019

e-Cigs and Vaping: Know the Major Health...

Nicotine is a very addictive chemical and remains widely available in the form of traditional tobacco products, such as cigarettes,...

November 7, 2019

Roundup: Heart-Failure Deaths Rising; ‘Severe Obesity’ in...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising, Especially in Those 65 and Older, Study Says As the portion of the population age...

November 1, 2019

Roundup: Early Menopause & Heart Risks; ‘Drug...

Menopause Before Age 50 Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Researchers Say Early menopause — which affect women before...

October 25, 2019

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