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2014-02-03 23:20:22

This February During American Heart Month World-Renowned Cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai Heart Shares His Heart Disease Prevention Expertise New York, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 February is American Heart Month. It reminds all Americans that promotion of heart health is the most critical prevention tool we have available today in cardiovascular medicine, according to Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, a global leader in the field of cardiology for more than three decades....

2014-02-03 23:03:44

Lab testing company offers discount on test panels on Feb. 7. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control estimates that heart disease is responsible for one in every four deaths annually in the United States. This February, to celebrate American Heart Health Month, ANY LAB TEST NOW® is encouraging Americans to Take Control Of Your Health® and come in for testing and monitoring. To further encourage Americans to get their heart health checked, ANY...

2014-02-03 08:28:51

'Love Your Heart' Campaign Will Support American Heart Association® KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewelry Television® will support the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® this month to help fight heart disease. The shopping network will roll out 'Love Your Heart,' a comprehensive, multimedia campaign created to raise awareness and educate viewers about the risks of heart disease, and raise funds to support the Go Red for Women® movement. To view the multimedia...

2014-02-03 08:27:54

Prevention is the best medicine WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Your heart is the engine of your body. And even though you might think it's working normally, this major organ requires special care and attention. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 600,000 people in the United States die each year from heart disease. The CDC also reports that a quarter of Hispanics have high blood pressure. There are many types of heart complications,...

2014-02-03 08:26:41

A new Foundation survey shows that although some survivors are making healthy changes, many need more support to face the challenge of recovery so they can thrive to the fullest OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - According to the new Heart and Stroke Foundation 2014 Report on the Health of Canadians, there are more Canadians surviving a heart attack or stroke than ever before. But, the Report also showed that a major scare, like a heart attack or stroke, doesn't always lead to survivors...

2014-02-01 23:02:52

February is Heart Health Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease risk and prevention. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The personal trainers at SWEAT, a gym located in the Highland Park and Univeristy Park area of Dallas, provide heart healthy exercise and nutrition tips to clients all year round. SWEAT clients can receive personalized training from experienced personal trainers, some of whom are also certified by the Integrative Institute of Nutrition in...

2014-01-31 12:24:58

WomenHeart and Burlington Team Up for the Third Year to Educate Women on Heart Disease, the Leading Cause of Death among Women BURLINGTON, N.J., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death among women? That's why WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and Burlington, a national off price retailer, have once again teamed up to support women's heart health education and increase awareness for this chronic and...

'Low T' Therapies Could Be Putting Some Men At Heart Attack Risk
2014-01-30 14:03:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Men taking testosterone therapy drugs could be putting themselves at a twofold increase for risk of a heart attack. Researchers publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE found that men under 65-years-old with a history of heart disease who suffer from low testosterone levels and have sought out treatment could be putting themselves at a higher heart attack risk shortly after beginning the therapy. Advertisements for “low T”...

2014-01-29 23:03:57

Advice from Cardiovascular Experts of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Celebration of February’s American Heart Month and the 10th Anniversary of National Go Red Day Friday, February 7 (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 February is American Heart Month, with Friday, February 7 marking the 10th celebration of the American Heart Association’s National Go Red Day to continue to create awareness of the prevention and treatment of heart disease in women. One in three women have...

2014-01-29 12:26:58

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg North America is hosting a Go Red rally and lighting ceremony on February 6 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm at its Regional Corporate Center. The event kicks-off American Heart Month in southeast Michigan. The event is free with RSVP to freudenberg@fnacc.com. Leesa Smith, Freudenberg North America president and regional representative and this year's local Go Red For Women® co-chair, Annette Scriberras, national Go Red For Women®...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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