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The Demonization Of Saturated Fats
2014-03-06 11:38:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a newly published editorial from a British Medical Journal publication, saturated fats have been mistakenly “demonized” over the last 60 years. Writing for BMJ Open Heart, Dr. James DiNicolantonio, an associate editor at the journal, said a diet low in saturated fat doesn’t necessarily lead to a lower risk of heart disease or a longer life. “There is no conclusive proof that a low-fat diet has any positive...

2014-03-05 08:30:37

The de Beaumont Foundation, Duke Community and Family Medicine, and the CDC Launch "Practical Playbook" Initiative to Integrate Public Health and Primary Care WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, the medical and public health communities have struggled to stem the rise of illnesses that have led to a dramatic decline in population health. Today, chronic diseases such as asthma, obesity, heart disease, and diabetes have replaced acute diseases like polio and smallpox...

2014-02-26 23:01:03

Dr. Robert Follweiler urges all dental patients who are seeking periodontal treatment during American Heart Month to find out more about the link between gum disease and heart disease. Treatment and prevention of gum disease is an important step in reducing the risk of heart disease. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Dr. Robert Follweiler offers cutting-edge periodontal treatment options to dental patients who suffer from gum problems and periodontal disease. All dental patients are...

2014-02-25 08:32:22

Online Information Helps Consumers Compare Hospital Quality of Care and Prevent Heart Disease RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of American Heart Month, Virginia Health Information (VHI) has published its Cardiac Care Report. The report lets consumers compare rates of mortality for cardiac patients in Virginia hospitals, 30-day hospital readmissions and how often hospitals provide a variety of cardiac care services. VHI's Cardiac Care Report is a free,...

2014-02-24 23:21:26

WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women With Heart Disease uses Facebook to launch the Heart Health Checkup - a social media quiz that empowers women to take charge of their heart health. WomenHeart is working with 1st Degree Marketing and CafeGive Social to raise awareness about this important issue for American Heart Month. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 February is American Heart Month, and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is celebrating by using a social...

2014-02-23 23:02:19

In honor of American Heart Month, Dr. Doug Lowy and Dr. Reid Nelson of LN Periodontics are raising awareness about the connection between gum disease and heart disease this February. Although heart disease is not directly established as one of the many gum disease side effects, the known association between the conditions makes it imperative that Louisville patients seek prompt gum disease treatment. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 During American Heart Month this February, Dr....

2014-02-21 23:00:21

This February, Dr. Scott Silverstein and Dr. Matthew Parker are honoring American Heart Month by educating their patients on the known connection between gum disease and heart disease. Dr. Silverstein and Dr. Parker offer patients various periodontal treatments that can mitigate the health risks that are associated with gum disease. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 American Heart Month has inspired Dr. Scott Silverstein and Dr. Matthew Parker of Ohio Valley Center for Periodontics...

Gene Variants Affect Blood Pressure
2014-02-21 04:53:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers has identified 11 new DNA sequence variants associated with blood pressure levels and heart disease, 10 of which could be are in or near genes encoding proteins and appear to be likely targets for drugs that are currently available or in development. The study, which appears in Thursday’s edition of the American Journal of Human Genetics, examined the DNA of 87,736 individuals in order to...

2014-02-20 23:25:38

Order the Lp-PLA2 heart health test from Request A Test and save 10% with promo code HEART10. This offer expires February 28, 2014. Brcksville, OH (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 For the month of February, Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering their customers 10% off on all heart health testing. This discount applies to the recently developed Lipoprotein-associated Phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) test. To save on this test, customers just need to...

2014-02-20 16:25:01

Organization Supports New York City Go Red For Women Luncheon, Spreads Awareness of Grains' Role in Heart Health WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More women die of heart disease than of any other cause; however, only one in five women believes it is her greatest health threat. With this in mind, the Grain Foods Foundation is partnering with the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement to generate awareness of the disease and promote women's heart health. Grain...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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