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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...

2014-02-13 23:00:28

February is American Heart Month, and Dr. Raymond A. Kenzik encourages Ormond Beach residents to find out how they can protect the health of their heart by learning more about the link between gum disease and heart disease. Patients who are currently suffering from gum disease symptoms are urged to call Dr. Kenzik’s office and seek immediate periodontal treatment for the sake of their gum and heart health. Ormond Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Dr. Raymond A. Kenzik is a leading...

2014-02-12 23:25:39

According to CDC estimates, nearly 1,700 loved ones – fathers, mothers, husbands, wives, brothers and sisters – die of heart disease every day in the United States. A FiberLove bar is a heart-healthy snack that provides about 48% of the daily recommended value of fiber, which can help to reduce the risk of heart disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The abundance of love in the air may be the best part of February. But a dead body can't feel love. Fortunately, fiber can...

2014-02-11 23:27:12

Lightning Labels helps companies participate in American Heart Month with printing tips for food labeling for health. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Lightning Labels, leader in printing custom labels and stickers, is helping companies prepare for American Heart Month by promoting food labeling for health. Many different industries can take advantage of the month-long event to highlight certain facts with healthy stickers and labels. "American Heart Month is an important time to...

2014-02-11 23:24:18

To support the fight against heart disease, CompAndSave.com is donating $1 from every transaction to the American Heart Association during the month of February. Newark, California (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 CompAndSave.com – the leading online provider of ink and toner cartridges is joining the battle against heart disease, by supporting the American Heart Association, in an effort to raise awareness about the number one killer in the country. In addition to the avowed mission to bring...

2014-02-11 23:04:58

You're hearing everywhere what you should eat for a healthier heart, but here's a list of what you want to avoid putting on your grocery list. Mexia, Texas (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Every February, millions join together to raise awareness for Heart Health Month by hosting events, honoring loved ones and spreading healthy information to help those fighting heart disease. The information surrounding heart healthy foods is plentiful, but what if you want to know what not to eat?...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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