When was your last eye exam? Many of us avoid it like the plaque, resistant to the idea of having our eyes dilated blinding us for what seems like an eternity (usually lasts 3-6 hours, sometimes longer). But what if your eyes could see into the future? New research suggests that a retinal eye exam…
Former President George W. Bush successfully underwent a heart procedure in Dallas on Tuesday after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery during his annual physical, Bush spokesman Freddy Ford said.
Interesting how Coca Cola can put on such a health concerned face when their multimillion dollar annual earnings depend on consumers buying their sugary, sweet products that contribute to a nation of obesity.
As the number of older mothers has risen, younger women have become less likely to bear children. Younger women are still much more likely to have babies than older women, but birthrates sank to record lows among teens and women in their early 20s in 2011, the data show.
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.
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.
Nurse Alice visited KDAY radio station today to talk American Heart Association 3rd Annual Los Angeles Powerful Black Family Celebration on Saturday, August 3rd at Darby Park. Its a FREE, fun family reunion style event with heart healthy in mind. The radio taping airs Sunday, July 28th 6am on 93.5 KDAY. Tune in to hear…
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Kristine Kelly
(213) 291-7080, (213) 453-9277, Kristine.Kelly@heart.org
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.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Are we eating ourselves there with what we eat?… or are predisposing ourselves to heart attacks with WHEN we eat? Although its common knowledge that the nutritional value of what we eat is a leading cause for heart disease, could it be true…