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New Link Found Between Red Meat and Heart Disease: an Intestinal Bacteria
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New Link Found Between Red Meat and Heart Disease: an Intestinal Bacteria

In a new study published April 7 in the journal Nature Medicine, scientists from the Cleveland Clinic reported evidence suggesting that the long-known link between eating red meat and increased risk of heart disease may be explained not just by the cho...

CDC Launches Sortable Database of Health Stats by State and Region
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CDC Launches Sortable Database of Health Stats by State and Region

The CDC has launched Sortable Stats 2.0 - a new online database of health indicators and behavioral risk factors that is sortable by state or region, by demographics, by health condition, and in various other ways. The interactive database, which i...

More than 50% Obesity in 39 States by 2030, New F as in Fat Report Projects
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More than 50% Obesity in 39 States by 2030, New F as in Fat Report Projects

A new report issued September 18, 2012 projects that if current trends continue, in 39 U.S. States more than 50% of adults could be obese by 2030, 13 states could have adult obesity rates above 60 percent, and all 50 states would have obesity rates of ...

National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It
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National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It

In a statement issued May 2, Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced that May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. These events, sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Inst...

Warning Signs of A Heart Attack
Posted by Editor

Heart Attack/ Heart Disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. Knowing the warning signs and symptoms of heart attack, and calling 911 immediately, can save your life or the life of your loved ones. Though not commonly known, the signs in...

Test Your Knowledge About Stroke with this Quiz and Then Learn More from the NIH
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Take this new Quiz which has been posted as part of the "Know Stroke Campaign" on the website of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). NINDS is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), under the U.S. Department o...

Heart Diseases & Stroke; Links to Comprehensive Information by American Heart Association
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Heart Diseases & Stroke; Links to Comprehensive Information, found on the Website of the American Heart Association. Contains links to extensive information relating to Heart Disease and Stroke, including: Warning Signs; Learn About Stroke, ...

Aging Hearts & Arteries; A Scientific Quest, National Institute on Aging
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Aging Hearts & Arteries; A Scientific Quest. This website (with a link to a 68 page pdf document) by the National Institute on Aging (“NIA”), National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, reports on research of the ...

Heart Disease Fact Sheet, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Heart Disease Fact Sheet, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A map and statistics on the incidence of heart disease in the U.S. Fact No. 1 is that “Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United...

Heart Diseases - MedLinePlus
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Heart Diseases, by MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Explains that heart disease is “the number one killer in the U.S.,” and also “a maj...

Heart Health and High Blood Pressure, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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Heart Health and High Blood Pressure, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The website of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration provides Links to other websites with information and resources on heart disease, heart health and high blood pressure prov...

Blood, Heart and Circulation Topics, MedlinePlus
Posted by Editor

Blood, Heart and Circulation Topics, MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Contains comprehensive links to information on all topics related to the hea...

About Heart Disease, Website of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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About Heart Disease, Website of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Contains extensive information about heart disease: facts and statistics, signs and symptoms, prevention, CDC funded public ...

Information on Different Types of Coronary Disease from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
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Information on Different Types of Coronary Disease from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. For each of many heart and vascular conditions, includes medical in...

Cardiovascular disease 101: Understanding heart and blood vessel conditions
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Cardiovascular disease 101: Understanding heart and blood vessel conditions, MayoClinic.com View Info...

In Brief: Your Guide to a Healthy Heart
Posted by Editor

In Brief: Your Guide to a Healthy Heart, by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Health Information Center, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Overview of heart disease, its risk factors, prevention, ...

Stroke, website by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
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Stroke, website by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, National Institutes of Health. Contains information about stroke, its medical aspects, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and prevention, as well as links to other resources on stroke. R...

Senior Health: Stroke
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Senior Health: Stroke, a Tutorial by the National Institutes of Health about stroke in seniors. Includes discussions of medical aspects, warning signs and risk factors, prevention and diagnosis, treatment and research, frequently asked questions, an...

Stroke
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Stroke, MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Contains comprehensive links to information on all topics related to stroke. View Info...

AgePage: Stroke
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AgePage: Stroke, A four page brochure with basic information on stroke, by the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health. View Info: AgePage - Stroke

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Hearing Loss Associated with More Hospitalizations & Poorer Health in Older Adults
June 18, 2013 Posted by Editor
Hearing Loss Associated with More Hospitalizations & Poorer Health in Older Adults

A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins, analyzing data from 1,140 men and women aged 70 and older with hearing loss and 529 with normal hearing, found that those with hearing deficits were significantly more likely to have experienced hospitalizat...

Heart Health Screenings & Symposium Presented by Cleveland Clinic February 23
February 17, 2013 Posted by Editor
Heart Health Screenings & Symposium Presented by Cleveland Clinic February 23

The Cleveland Clinic Florida will present a free Heart Health Symposium, open to the public, on Saturday, February 23, 2013. The event will include free Heart Health Screenings and Education (from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.) and a Panel discussion (f...

Heart Attack Symptoms are Different for Women than for Men. Did You Know?
January 28, 2013 Posted by Editor
Heart Attack Symptoms are Different for Women than for Men.  Did You Know?

February 1 is National Wear Red Day®, an annual health observance sponsored by the American Heart Association, to highlight the facts about heart attack risks and symptoms. Part of this observance is a Go Red For Women campaign, to educate women abo...

Smoke-Free Workplace Laws Linked to Lower Incidence of Heart Attacks
November 5, 2012 Posted by Editor
Smoke-Free Workplace Laws Linked to Lower Incidence of Heart Attacks

A new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical Association, has found an association between smoke-free workplace laws implemented in Olmstead County, Minnesota and a decline in the incidence of heart atta...

Perceived Stress Increases Risk of Heart Disease, Study Finds; Plus How to Handle Stress
October 1, 2012 Posted by Editor
Perceived Stress Increases Risk of Heart Disease, Study Finds; Plus How to Handle Stress

A new analysis of studies involving 118,696 participants, conducted by Donald Edmundson, PhD, a professor at Columbia University Medical Center, and colleagues, has found that self-reported perceived stress was associated with a 27% higher risk of coro...

World Heart Day, September 29, Focuses on Prevention of Heart Disease
September 29, 2012 Posted by Editor
World Heart Day, September 29, Focuses on Prevention of Heart Disease

September 29 has been designated as "World Heart Day," an annual health observance sponsored by the World Heart Federation. "This year in continuation from our 2011 World Heart Day theme of home heart health One World, One Home, One Heart, we will m...

Dental Health Key to Good Physical Health, Experts Say
September 24, 2012 Posted by Editor
Dental Health Key to Good Physical Health, Experts Say

"Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health? Or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body?" So says the Mayo Clinic. In a paper called "Oral Health: Keeping Your Mouth Clean and Healthy." "Ove...

New Study Shows Link Between Heart Disease & Chemical in Common Household Products
September 6, 2012 Posted by Editor
New Study Shows Link Between Heart Disease & Chemical in Common Household Products

A new study has found an association between cardiovascular disease and exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical used in the manufacture of several common household products. The study of 1,216 individuals was conducted by Anoo...

2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes
June 23, 2012 Posted by Editor
2012 Future of Medicine Summit to Focus on Mental Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes

The Palm Beach County Medical Society announced that it will hold its sixth annual Future of Medicine Summit on September 27-28, 2012. A number of notable national and regional health care experts will speak at the Summit, which will be open to the pu...

Insufficient Sleep Increases Stroke Risk, New Study Finds
June 13, 2012 Posted by Editor
Insufficient Sleep Increases Stroke Risk, New Study Finds

A large new study presented on Monday at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in Boston has found that healthy people age 45 and older who routinely get less than six hours of sleep per night are four times more likely to s...

Cleveland Clinic Florida Offers Free Stroke Screenings on May 4
May 2, 2012 Posted by Editor
Cleveland Clinic Florida Offers Free Stroke Screenings on May 4

The Cleveland Clinic Florida is offering free stroke screenings at its Stroke Screening Day, to be held Friday, May 4, at its main facility in Weston, Florida. The event will be held from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm - U.S. Eastern Time) in the Jagelman Con...

Cleveland Clinic Heart Surgeon & Cardiologist Tackle Misconceptions About Heart Health
February 21, 2012 Posted by Editor
Cleveland Clinic Heart Surgeon & Cardiologist Tackle Misconceptions About Heart Health

In their new book entitled, Heart 411: The Only Guide to Heart Health You'll Ever Need, two renowned heart experts, heart surgeon Marc Gillinov and cardiologist Steven Nissen, both of the Cleveland Clinic, tackle some prominent misconceptions about hea...

Nationwide Events to Promote Heart-Healthy Living Being Held in February
February 9, 2012 Posted by Editor
Nationwide Events to Promote Heart-Healthy Living Being Held in February

The American Heart Association and other organizations are holding a series of nationwide events in February as part of "American Heart Month." The purpose of this annual initiative, sponsored by the American Heart Association, is to call attention to...

BPA Levels Increase Over 1000% After Eating Canned Soup, New Harvard Study Finds
December 1, 2011 Posted by Editor
BPA Levels Increase Over 1000% After Eating Canned Soup, New Harvard Study Finds

A new study conducted by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health has found that in subjects who ate canned soup for five days, levels of bisphenol A (BPA) found in the urine increased more than 1000%, compared to BPA levels in those who ate ...

Is Heart Disease Completely Preventable?
August 20, 2011 Posted by Senior Editor

Watch Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. from the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute on CNN discuss making yourself heart-attack proof by a going on a special diet that deals with the cause of the illness »

Studies Find Calcium Supplements May Increase Risk of Heart Attack
April 22, 2011 Posted by Editor
Studies Find Calcium Supplements May Increase Risk of Heart Attack

New studies, conducted by medical researchers at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, found that post-menopausal women taking calcium supplements (with or without Vitamin D) may be at increased risk of hear...

Traffic Noise May Lead To Higher Stroke Risk Among Seniors
January 28, 2011 Posted by Editor

A new Danish study, published in the European Heart Journal has found a clear correlation between noise levels and stroke risk for seniors. The louder the noise, the higher the risk of stroke. In fact, the researchers reported that the overall risk o...

Types & Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease
November 13, 2010 Posted by Editor

Types of Cardiovascular Disease, by the World Health Organization. A skeletal diagram, mapping an overview of the various types of cardiovascular disease, and a graph showing the worldwide incidence of the various types of cardiovascular disease by ...

Statistics on Global Burden of Coronary Heart Disease
November 13, 2010 Posted by Editor

Global Burden of Coronary Heart Disease, by the World Health Organization. A Map and graphs illustrating the “healthy years of life lost” to coronary heart disease in the different regions of the world. Cardiovascular disease accounts for 10% o...

Disorders of the Heart and Circulatory System
November 12, 2010 Posted by Editor

Disorders of the Heart and Circulatory System, Basic information provided by Aging in the Know, a website of the American Geriatric Society’s Foundation for Health in Aging. Covers coronary artery disease and heart attacks, heart failure, heart v...

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