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

Individuals who meet or exceed American Heart Association 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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,

2013-11-25 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

Preschoolers Learn Heart-Healthy Habits From Sesame Street
2013-11-20 09:07:00

Preschool-age children can learn heart-healthy eating habits, thanks in part to the long-running television program Sesame Street, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013 conference in Dallas on Monday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.