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Georgia city settles over death after stun gun use

...resistance.An autopsy report from the Fulton County medical examiner's office said Towns died from "hypertensive cardiovascular disease exacerbated by physical exertion and conducted electrical stimulation." The report listed the manner of death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-06/georgia-city-settles-over-dea
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/school-bake-sale-showdown-set-thurs
AmbioPharm Inc. to expand North Augusta workforce, operations

...coming off a patent, Geiger said.Peptides are popular ingredients in drugs for diabetes, cancer indications, cardiovascular disease, anti-HIV and gastric issues, he said."There's always been a demand for them," he said. "It was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-03/ambiopharm-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/ptsd-can-lead-heart-disease
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/ga-low-breastfeeding-report-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-23/state-art-catheterization-la
Grovetown councilman dies

...Coroner Harriett Garrison said that Stoddard had some medical issues and that his death was caused by hypertensive cardiovascular disease complicated by his Type 2 diabetes. No foul play is suspected.Stoddard retired from the Clearwater Police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-16/grovetown-councilman-die
State's support for emergency care lacking

...System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals.Georgia's racial and ethnic disparities for cardiovascular disease, HIV diagnoses and infant mortality are unacceptable. All of our residents should have adequate access to preventive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-26/states-emergency-care-la
Health and safety

...more susceptible to certain diseases and other causes of death. High on that list are silent killers such as cardiovascular disease and colon cancer. But those can be fought successfully by adhering to healthful habits.Law enforcement's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-04/health-and-safety
Heart disease and symptoms different for women

...severe obesity that can increase their risk of cardiovascular disease, Litwin said. But younger, premenopausal women appear to be better protected against cardiovascular disease, at least up to menopause. Why that is, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-01-31/heart-disease-and-symptoms-d