While a pinch of vitamin C may prevent scurvy, returning the norm in humans to grams a day, like other animals our size, may help prevent the No 1. killer in Western society.
As American Heart Month winds down, it's great to know that people like Rod Carew are driving toward our mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, every day of every month. He's also living proof of the progress we're making.
If you take away anything from this article, it should be that heart disease is the number one killer of women! Heart disease should not be thought of as a "man's disease" any longer by the medical community nor by women.
In 1984 surgeons put the beating heart of one species into another and it worked, even if only for a short while, and the boundaries between animal and human would never be quite the same.
As we move into March (colorectal cancer awareness month), have you really advanced your knowledge of the no. 1 killer in the Western world? Recent data indicate that unless you have had one examination of your heart, one single affordable test, you have not found out whether you are walking around with silent heart disease or not. So what do you need to do?
As a nutritionist counseling patients on heart-healthy eating, I like to impart positive messages, advising them on foods they CAN eat to promote health. In honor of American Heart Month, here are seven foods to add to your diet.
Of more importance, introducing a segment into medical school and residency education on the scientific foundation for vegan medicine is quite challenging and advancing very slowly. Two recent pieces of data highlight the power and utility of a vegan diet on health and longevity.
Chest pain is still the most common sign of a heart attack, but studies have shown that women are more likely than men to have other symptoms instead.
It turns out that this widely known and feared environmental bogeyman might not be as serious a danger as this new study suggests, which the environmental and science media are mostly failing to report.
While we use that acronym to help identify the warning signs of stroke (if you see Face drooping, Arm weakness or Speech difficulty, it's Time to call 911), in this case the acronym stands for Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine.
The path to the heart may lead through the kidney. As Valentine's Day comes and goes, we commonly reflect on affairs of the heart. We have known for many years that people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) commonly have heart disease.
If we can control heart disease, breast and lung cancer through our diet and healthy living, we can focus more on prevention as a powerful and proactive means of reducing the incidence of these life-threatening chronic medical conditions affecting so many women.
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By Andrea L. Lowe, MPH, SWHR Health Policy and Public Health Liaison February is both Black History Month and American Heart Month. In support of bo...
Americans experience an average of 935,000 heart attacks and 383,000 people suffer from cardiac arrest -- when the heart stops pumping entirely. Both heart attacks and cardiac arrests carry with them the serious risk of death and disability. In fact, the survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest in this country is less than five percent.
As Americans continue to connect the dots between soda consumption and type 2 diabetes, obesity, and other diseases, fewer and fewer Americans are drinking soda. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that we choose water over soda, local and state governments are pushing for new taxes and warning labels on fizzy drinks, and Big Soda is generally hunkering in its bunker.