PENALTY! Research Shows Football Linked with High Blood Pressure (What??!!??)

He runs… he catches… he SCORES!  But could players be scoring more than just a touch down? That may be the case according to a recent study published in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation.

A small study of 113 first year college football players from the Harvard Athlete Initiative suggests players, especially linemen, may develop high blood pressure over the course of their first season.

Women Having SEX After a Heart Attack

If Salt & Pepa can encourage us to talk about sex, most certainly doctors can… at least they should.  However despite women being the usual initiator of this conversation, “most women don’t have discussions with their doctors about resuming sex after a heart attack even though many experience fear or other sexual problems.” said Emily M. Abramsohn, MPH, lead author and researcher for the TRIUMPH (Translational Research Investigating Underlying Disparities in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients’ Health Status) trial.

Fearful that resuming sexual activity may cause another heart attack women are looking to their doctors for guidance as to how soon they can get their groove back.

American Heart Association 3rd Annual Los Angeles Powerful Black Family Celebration

AHA/ASA logoFor Immediate Release
Media Contact: Kristine Kelly
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American Heart Association Hosts Third Annual
Los Angeles Powerful Black Family Celebration August 3, 2013

LOS ANGELES July 9, 2013 – The American Heart Association invites families to pack a picnic basket and join the Third Annual Powerful Black Family Celebration on August 3, 2013, 12-3 p.m., at Darby Park in Inglewood (3400 Arbor Vitae St., Inglewood, CA 90305). The free event, supported by the City of Inglewood, The Social Justice Learning Institute, Union Bank and the Los Angeles Sparks, aims to empower African Americans to live longer, healthier lives.