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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.

2013-11-19 16:46:52

Sudden cardiac arrest isn't always so sudden.

AHA Controversy Statins Recommendations
2013-11-19 14:50:13

Last week, the American Heart Association ignited a controversy when they released a set of recommendations that suggested 33 million more Americans could benefit from cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins.

2013-11-19 12:10:08

For the first time, an antidote developed specifically for dabigatran successfully reversed the effects of the anti-clotting medication in healthy volunteers.

2013-11-19 12:09:02

U.S. hospitalizations and costs of care for atrial fibrillation nearly doubled from 1998 to 2010, according to research presented.

2013-11-19 11:59:43

People with damage in the small blood vessels of the retina and kidneys are at increased risk to develop the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm.

Rural And Southern Counties Lack Annual Training In CPR
2013-11-19 08:03:46

Annual rates of CPR training in the United States are low and vary widely across the country, but the communities most in need of training are the least likely to be trained

2013-11-18 23:31:26

Health & Safety Institute (HSI) has created a public service announcement website to educate the public about the prevalence of fraudulent online CPR training and the public health and safety


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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