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2014-01-06 23:23:54

DealsTickets.org the charitable event tickets deals site from Financial Firebird Corporation designates the American Heart Association as their featured charity for the first quarter of the year in honor of February being American Heart Month. Donations will be made to The American Heart Association with each hotel deal, ticket deal or online shopping discount transaction in addition to providing the user rebates and discounts. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 In honor of February...

Exceeding Physical Activity Guidelines Has Health Benefits
2013-12-27 04:13:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Individuals who meet or exceed American Heart Association (AHA) recommendations for physical activity are less likely to die prematurely than those who walk less than guidelines suggest, according to new research appearing in the journal PLoS ONE. According to study author Paul T. Williams of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), there are “substantial health benefits” to exceeding the cardiovascular health...

Heart Disease, Stroke Continue To Be Top Health Threats In America
2013-12-20 07:10:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year, the American Heart Association (AHA) publishes the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update in the journal Circulation. This year's report reveals that heart disease and stroke remain two of the top four killers of Americans, as well as posing a significant threat to millions of others. Reflecting the most up-to-date statistics on heart disease, stroke or other vascular diseases and their risk factors, the report is the...

2013-12-12 23:02:41

The 2014 American Heart Association Go Red for Women Chair is Natalie Baro. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Natalie Baro, President and CEO of Michelsen Advertising, is the newly appointed Chair for the American Heart Association’s 2014 Go Red for Women campaign serving Miami -Dade and Broward; a campaign to raise awareness about heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women. As the 2014 Go Red for Women Chair, Natalie will be leading the fundraising efforts by securing corporate and...

2013-12-10 10:12:48

Three major types of smoking cessation therapies don't increase the risk of heart attack, stroke or heart-related death, according to research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In recent years, there has been concern that some smoking cessation products may have serious cardiovascular risks. But in the largest analysis of side effects (63 clinical trials and 30,508 people), serious heart events didn't increase with nicotine replacement gums and patches or the...

2013-11-26 23:02:56

Award demonstrates CarePoint Health - Hoboken University Medical Center's commitment to quality care for stroke patients. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 CarePoint Health - Hoboken University Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes CarePoint Health - Hoboken University Medical Center’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by...

2013-11-25 23:25:49

The award recognizes Raritan Bay Medical Center’s (RBMC) commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines. Perth Amboy, NJ (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Raritan Bay Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes Raritan Bay Medical Center’s (RBMC) commitment and...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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