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2014-09-18 23:04:30

Baptist Health and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast have teamed up to help local employers enhance the health of their employees while also helping to increase productivity. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Baptist Health and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast have teamed up to help local employers enhance the health of their employees while also helping to increase productivity. Baptist Health and the YMCA have developed a personalized, analytics-driven program called...

2014-09-09 23:15:05

A man’s likelihood of accumulating fat around his heart – an important indicator of heart disease risk – may be better determined if doctors consider his race and ethnicity, as well as where on his body he’s building up excess fat, reveals an international evaluation led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 A man’s likelihood of accumulating fat around his heart – an important indicator of heart disease...

2014-09-09 23:12:35

According to Neuropsychologist Dr. Kenneth Freundlich with Morris Psychological Group one side effect that is just beginning to be understood is that heart disease has consequences for thinking and communication. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As medical intervention and treatment have improved and as people have become more conscientious about lifestyle factors that improve heart health, deaths from heart disease have declined. According to the American Heart Association,...

2014-09-02 08:31:12

New Survey from the American Heart Association Finds Relationships Impact Heart Health DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being in a relationship is good for your heart in more ways than one, according to a new consumer survey conducted by the American Heart Association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030909/MATCH The survey of 1,000 adults found that women improve their male counterpart's heart health when it comes to eating, having more sex and making healthier decisions. The...

2014-08-27 23:05:14

Led by Dr. Steinbaum, author, and attending cardiologist and Director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the upcoming webinar, Living From the Heart: Everything You Need to Know to Live a Heart-Healthy Life, will be held this morning at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Scottsdale, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy...

2014-08-26 23:05:52

Led by Dr. Steinbaum, author, and attending cardiologist and Director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the upcoming webinar, Living From the Heart: Everything you Need to Know to Live a Heart-Healthy Life, will be held on Wednesday, August 27th at 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Southern Fairfield County, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next...

2014-08-22 23:03:18

Led by Dr. Steinbaum, author, and attending cardiologist and Director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the upcoming webinar, Living From the Heart: Everything you Need to Know to Live a Heart-Healthy Life, will be held on Wednesday, August 27th at 11 AM Mountain Time. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Centennial, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its...

2014-08-21 12:29:43

Applications Accepted Through September 5th WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women and 42 million American women are living with or at risk for heart disease. More women than men have died from heart disease every year since 1984. And women heart patients can become community leaders on this vital health issue by applying for WomenHeart's fall 2014 Science & Leadership Symposium to become a WomenHeart Champion...

2014-08-21 08:31:11

Eating almonds improved participants' serum fatty acid profiles and reduced their estimated 10-year heart disease risk score MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that participants who ate almonds as part of a heart-healthy diet significantly improved certain factors associated with heart disease risk.[i] Researchers estimated that for every 30 grams increase (approximately 1 ounce) of almonds consumed daily...

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2014-08-20 03:30:48

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report U.S. hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke dropped significantly in the last decade, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “Interestingly, these improvements happened in a period when there were no real ‘miracle’ clinical advancements,” said Harlan Krumholz, M.D., S.M., lead author of the “most comprehensive report card to-date” on America’s progress in...


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