PTSD can lead to heart disease

...Post-traumatic stress disorder can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and it is not just combat veterans at risk...and police officers are also at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, said Dr. Neal Weintraub, the Kupperman Endowed...

Ga. low in breastfeeding, report says

...mothers, breastfeeding reduces the risks of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease."The research on the superiority of breast milk compared to formula is overwhelming and compelling from both...

School bake sale showdown set for Thursday

...government relations director for the Heart Association in Georgia. "At AHA, we believe that prevention of cardiovascular disease can never start too early. And selling unhealthy food to kids to raise money is just wrong." State Superintendent...

Campaign stresses education on cardiovascular disease

...Walker, heart disease had become her disease. Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States...but) one in three will die of some form of cardiovascular disease." The Go Red campaign's goal is to educate...

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State-of-the-art catheterization lab unveiled on Fort Gordon

...later evolved into a plan for a two-lab facility that helps cardiologists better diagnose and treat advanced cardiovascular disease, and allows his team to provide comprehensive and up to date heart care."The new lab is truly a testament...

South Carolina high on list for heart ills

...nation's leaders in deaths from cardiovascular disease and strokes. South Carolina...One in five Americans has cardiovascular disease, the report said. Health...second from the bottom for cardiovascular disease. Dr. Daniel Lackland...

University Hospital's Heart & Vascular Institute screens first responders in Columbia County

...screened Thursday for potential risk factors for cardiovascular disease by a team from University Hospital's Heart...example, found a 60 percent higher incidence of cardiovascular disease compared to their peers, as well as much higher...

Pfizer to study pain medication Celebrex

...can help osteoarthritis patients at risk for cardiovascular disease. The announcement Monday comes almost three...and also has shown it could help patients with cardiovascular disease. The study, which is expected to begin next...

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Lifestyle changes can reduce risk of a stroke

...cause of death in this country, exceeded only by cardiovascular disease and cancer. Even worse, perhaps, are those...critical to prevention and care, just as it is with cardiovascular disease and cancer. And the same rule applies to the...

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Heart disease death toll high

...Mississippi tops South Carolina's 224.2 deaths from cardiovascular disease per 100,000 people. The Palmetto State's...049 Spartanburg County residents died from cardiovascular disease. Doctors say the ways to prevent heart disease...