Tag: WomenHeart Support Network

Heart Attack Symptoms: ‘I had the Wrong...

One day five years ago, Beatriz Martinez remembers that she felt symptoms she had never experienced before, including shortness of...

April 9, 2018

Ladies, Put Your Heart First: Know Your...

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. It’s a fact that needs to be repeated because there are...

February 26, 2018

Women and Heart Disease: Awareness Saves Lives

Women and heart disease. This is still a combination that surprises many, especially women. And especially women who find out...

August 30, 2017

Women and Optimism: Can a Healthy Outlook...

One U.S. study found that “optimists were less likely than pessimists to develop coronary heart disease and less likely to...

September 27, 2016

Women and Heart Disease: Lack of Awareness...

February, American Heart Month, is the perfect time for women, and the people who love them, to understand the risks and...

February 10, 2016

Heart Attack Symptoms: Are They Different Between...

While chest pain and shortness of breath have long been the telltale signs of a heart attack, these symptoms have...

February 8, 2013

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Roundup: Blue Light’s Link to Eye...

Blue Light From Smartphones, Tablets Could Speed Up Blindness, Study Says The so-called “blue light” that emanates from digital devices, like your smartphone, transforms vital...

Knowing the Red Flags of Fad...

Doctors, dietitians, and other experts agree that the best way to lose weight is to eat fewer calories while maintaining a nutritious balance of fruits,...

Epilepsy and Its Various Treatment Options

When you think about epilepsy, you most likely picture someone having a dramatic seizure, where they collapse to the ground with frightening jerking movements and...

Protecting Your Kids From Mosquito Bites

The case of an Asheville, North Carolina boy who came down with a life-threatening type of encephalitis (swelling of the brain) from a mosquito bite...

Back to School: Tips on Staying...

It’s almost time for kids and teens to return to school. And when it comes to their health, this time of year usually offers a...

Roundup: Lyme Disease, Kids’ Screen Time...

Lyme Disease From Ticks has Spread to All 50 States, Report Finds The tick-borne illness Lyme disease has been detected in all 50 states and...

Diabetes Control: Healthy Carbs vs. Unhealthy...

To an individual with diabetes, carbohydrates, or “carbs,” serve a key role in their everyday lives. Carbs represents the main nutrient that readily converts into...

Algae and Bacteria in Water: Can...

Algae blooms that have infested hundreds of miles of Florida’s waterways, red tide along the Gulf Coast and warnings about Miami-area beach waters containing high...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Low-fat Ranch Dressing

One of the secrets to adding variety to meals is using different dressings. We’ve swapped unhealthy fats for better ones in this Low-fat Ranch Dressing...

Supplements & Multivitamins: What You Need...

Some people take a multivitamin or other supplement as a nutritional “insurance.” However, food should always be the first source of your vitamin and mineral...