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2014-08-17 02:00:52

Traci Klein, Mayo Clinic A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task force concludes, based on current evidence, that not all patients encouraged to take cholesterol-lowering medications, such as statins, may benefit from them and that the guideline missed some important conditions that might benefit from medication....

2014-08-09 23:03:02

On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Rosemont, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Chris Peters, a registered nurse with...

2014-08-08 23:02:40

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. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned...

Pistachios Could Lower Vascular Response To Stress In People With Type 2 Diabetes
2014-08-07 03:05:43

By Sheila G. West, Penn State Among people with type 2 diabetes, eating pistachios may reduce the body's response to the stresses of everyday life, according to Penn State researchers. "In adults with diabetes, two servings of pistachios per day lowered vascular constriction during stress and improved neural control of the heart," said Sheila G. West, professor of biobehavioral health and nutritional sciences. "Although nuts are high in fat, they contain good fats, fiber, potassium and...

2014-08-05 23:06:57

About half of American adults take dietary supplements, including many who hope to prevent or treat heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Every day, about half of American adults take a vitamin, mineral, herb, amino acid, or other dietary supplement. Most do this because they seek to improve or maintain their health. Others do it in hopes of staving off heart disease. Yet only a handful of supplements offer possible—though limited—help against heart disease. Some popular...

2014-08-05 17:03:42

American College of Cardiology The polypill, a combination pill taken just once a day that includes key medications for secondary prevention of heart disease, may be an effective low-cost strategy to improve adherence to medication recommendations and reduce costs, according to researchers from Spain and New York, who reviewed research on the polypill. The review article, A Polypill Strategy to Improve Global Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention, was published online today in the...

lean beef lower blood pressure
2014-07-19 05:24:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of nutritional scientists reveals there is a growing body of evidence to suggest eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease. "This research adds to the significant evidence, including work previously done in our lab, that supports lean beef's role in a heart-healthy diet," said Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition at Penn State. "This study shows that nutrient-rich lean...

2014-07-15 10:23:15

American Heart Association American Heart Association Scientific Statement A first-time comprehensive overview of cardiovascular disease among Hispanics in the U.S. outlines the burden of heart disease and stroke as well as emphasizes the importance of culturally appropriate healthcare for this population. The American Heart Association scientific statement is published in the Association's journal Circulation. Hispanics represent the fastest-growing racial or ethnic population...

2014-07-08 12:29:20

CVS Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo to participate in American Heart Association CEO Roundtable WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), along with CEOs from more than a dozen of America's largest corporations and organizations, announced the creation of the American Heart Association (AHA) CEO Roundtable, a groundbreaking initiative to create a workplace culture that is focused on health. As part of...

2014-07-08 08:30:34

The American Heart Association CEO Roundtable launches with new survey showing American workers overestimate their health--leading to increased risk of heart disease and other serious illness NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association (AHA), Henry Kravis, Co-CEO and Co-Chairman of KKR & Co. L.P., Terry Lundgren, Chairman and CEO of Macy's, Inc., and 19 additional CEOs from some of America's largest companies...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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