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2014-06-25 23:17:13

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City has received two of the most prestigious honors awarded to stroke programs by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for excellence in

2014-06-19 23:18:02

Well-known San Diego plumber ends the 2014 successful campaign of “healthy hearts” at AHA Gala. San DIego, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing

2014-06-19 14:30:02

Women 55 and younger are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack, die or require artery-opening procedures if they’re moderately or severely depressed.

2014-06-16 09:46:15

New guidelines for the treatment of high cholesterol are not appropriate for people with type 2 diabetes – or are they?

2014-06-12 11:34:43

The risk of developing cognitive impairment, especially learning and memory problems, is significantly greater for people with poor cardiovascular health than people with intermediate or ideal cardiovascular health.

2014-06-12 08:25:53

New website and PSA campaign urge those living with hypertension to Check their high blood pressure, Change unhealthy behaviors and Control their blood pressure at a healthy level DALLAS,

2014-06-11 16:26:53

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barbra Streisand brought her passion for women's heart disease to Capitol Hill today where she met with key Congressional leaders and the

2014-06-11 08:26:37

New certification only held by 70 other hospitals in U.S. ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When car crash victims suffer serious injuries, emergency crews often get

2014-06-05 12:31:45

Training to be held at Lakewood Center Mall in Lakewood, CA LAKEWOOD, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lakewood Regional Medical Center will provide free hands-only


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.