Posts tagged "heart disease"

Heart Disease is not just for old guys anymore

Atherosclerosis or heart disease is not just for old guys anymore! Okay, sure, a 50-year-old man in the U.S. has a 1-in-2 risk of developing heart disease during the remaining years of his life. It’s official; the boys at Harvard Medical School did a study. Made me feel all warm inside when I discovered that little... Read more »

Lower heart disease risk with fish and wine

Eating nuts, beans, and olive oil can save your life… These are the encouraging results of a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine yesterday. They call it the Mediterranean diet. That, apparently, is how people from that part of the world eat. People from the region are healthier, they say. They have... Read more »

The Heart of Queens

Last Friday was “National Wear Red Day for Women,” part of “Women’s Heart Awareness Month.” Throughout February there’s: “Go Red for Women,” part of “America’s Go Red Challenge” and the “Red Dress Event” a designer fashion show, supporting women’s heart health. Guys? Looks like we’re on our own. There are nearly one million heart attacks in this country... Read more »