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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...

2014-02-20 12:28:05

WARSAW, N.C., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The elementary students of Duplin, Sampson and Bladen counties in North Carolina are jumping at the chance to help fight heart disease, our nation's No. 2 cause of death among children. Jump Rope for Heart allows them to learn about "Heart Healthy" living and participate in fun, active physical activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/CG68211LOGO) By 2020 the American Heart Association wants to improve the...

2014-02-19 23:30:05

Host Forbes Riley reviews the heart disease risks and symptoms for women in an upcoming series. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Forbes Living TV will present a series dedicated to the prevention of heart disease in women. It is the number one killer of women. It's more deadly than all forms of cancer, and affects women of all ages. High cholesterol, high blood pressure, and obesity are all traditional risk factors for coronary artery disease; however, there are many...

2014-02-19 23:00:40

For American Heart Month in February, Kelly Blodgett, DMD, educates patients about how to repair gum health for better overall health. The gum disease treatment that Portland residents receive from Blodgett Dental Care can help to avoid many dire risks associated with untreated periodontal disease, including heart disease and stroke. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 At Blodgett Dental Care, Kelly Blodgett, DMD honors American Heart Month by educating his patients on how the gum...

2014-02-15 23:02:20

Dr. Keith Chertok is preventing gum disease by raising awareness of gum disease symptoms and its risks this February in light of American Heart Month. Patients experiencing periodontal disease in Berkeley, CA should seek out Dr. Chertok, especially if they are experiencing bleeding or swollen gums. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 Several studies have shown that periodontal disease is associated with heart disease, and in light of American Heart Month, Dr. Chertok is trying to...

2014-02-14 23:04:43

New guidelines for prescribing the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins no longer focus blood cholesterol value. Instead, the decision should focus on an individual's overall risk of heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 For years, doctors prescribed the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins based largely on cholesterol test results. But new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology propose a major change to that...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'