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2014-10-30 23:01:58

Recreational hockey players, usually middle aged men, are suiting up for hockey games putting themselves at risk of heart disease. The Heart Fit Clinic introduces new screening test to test how healthy and reactive are people’s arteries especially recreational hockey players. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Heart disease and stroke are the number one cause of death and unfortunately many times the first symptom is death. Everyone has heard of hockey players having heart attacks....

2014-10-24 23:05:51

Heart Fit Clinic, leaders in cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, in Calgary introduces new test to predict risk heart disease. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Heart disease remains the number one killer in Canada and the most costly disease in the country. All too often, Canadians are falling victim to heart attack or stroke with little or no warning signs. “Relying on traditional risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol levels to identify patients at risk for heart...

2014-10-22 08:33:17

40 women heart disease survivors commit to changing lives and communities by becoming community educators, Support Network Coordinators for other women living with heart disease - leading cause of death in women WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is pleased to announce that 40 women living with heart disease graduated from the fall 2014 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic in...

New Research Shows Mental Stress May Be Harder On Women’s Hearts Than Men’s
2014-10-15 03:50:00

Provided by Duke Medicine Researchers have known for decades that stress contributes to heart disease. But a new analysis by researchers at Duke Medicine shows mental stress may tax women’s hearts more than men’s. The research appears online Oct. 13, 2014, in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. “Normally when under stress, we fight back or run away. In order to do that, we need to pump more blood to the body,” said Wei Jiang, M.D., the study’s senior author...

2014-10-09 23:06:11

Dr. Douglas Harrington, CEO of GD Biosciences and Clinical Professor at USC’s Keck School of Medicine, and GUARDaHEART Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting heart disease through awareness and prevention, collaborated with SHAPE (Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication) in a joint scientific presentation at the quarterly LOLA (Lipidologists of Los Angeles) scientific meeting at the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion Building of Cedars-Sinai Medical...

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...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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