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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...

2014-02-14 23:00:25

Throughout American Heart Month this February, Dr. Robert Mokbel will be providing periodontal disease treatment while reminding patients of the relationship between gum disease and heart disease. Although many people may not realize it, research has uncovered a link between the two conditions, which means that patients may be able to lower their risk of heart disease by pursuing periodontal treatment. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Dr. Robert Mokbel is supporting American...

2014-02-14 16:23:46

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-02-14 12:23:52

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of Valentine's Day and the theme of sharing your love, Geneia today is calling attention to heart disease and the simple things that everyone can do to protect their heart. According to the American Heart Association, there are a number of practices that everyone can employ to help prevent heart disease, including: -- Sleep: Sleeping too little or too much can increase risk for heart disease. Six to eight hours per...

2014-02-13 23:00:33

Dr. Thomas Mone is calling attention to the link between gum disease and heart disease during American Heart Month this February. Patients who recognize gum disease symptoms and seek gum disease treatment from Dr. Mone in a timely manner may be able to lower their risk of heart disease and other chronic health problems. Braintree, MA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 With February being American Heart Month, Dr. Thomas Mone is reminding patients of the connection between gum disease and heart...


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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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