Smoking not extinguished in bars, restaurants

...asthma attacks, respiratory infections, ear infections, and sudden infant death syndrome. Adults can face coronary heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer.The GSU researchers urged policymakers to strengthen the Georgia law by making restaurants...

Across South Carolina

...Blanding wasn't on any medication at the jail and his drug screen came back clear. He said it appears Blanding had heart disease and probably never told anyone about it.Jail staff said the Belton man was booked there Mon day for violating a probation...

FDA tells food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

...the move will reduce coronary heart disease and prevent thousands of fatal...cholesterol, increasing the risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death in...which also can contribute to heart disease. Over the years, they have been...

Ga. below average in heavy drinking

...drinking.In addition, the laundry list of health-associated problems includes birth defects, pre-term birth, heart disease, cancer, and related liver diseases (such as cirrhosis)."It took a long time for tobacco [to be recognized...

Volunteers' time, money crucial in successfully battling Alzheimer's

...when the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementia increases drastically. People now are surviving cancer and heart disease, but now have another disease to worry about ? Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's kills more people than prostate and breast...

Naesha Parks' new book tells how heart attack strengthened faith

...take a pill except for an occasional headache now has a daily regimen of 15-20 pills. She lives as a person with heart disease. So she pays attention to each heartbeat.She has asked the hard questions, like "Why me?" and has come to realize...

Knicks shock Spurs in overtime

...seasons in the NBA including a reserve role on the Chicago Bulls' 1996 championship team, has died. He was 51.Haley's family confirmed his death, saying the cause was heart disease. He died Monday at Los Alamitos Medical Center.

Feeling young might bring longer life, new study suggests

...their age.After adjusting for differences such as age, gender, functional status and medical conditions such as heart disease and cancer, he found that those who felt older than their actual age had about a 40 percent higher chance of death...

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub

...death found a dozen prescription drug bottles in the hotel suite. They concluded that Houston accidentally drowned. Heart disease and cocaine use were listed as contributing factors in Houston's death.Over her career, Houston sold more than...

Richmond, Columbia county schools tobacco bans 'normal part of life' now

...the social expectation to smoke is gone," O'Conner said. "Exposure to tobacco products increases the risk of heart disease, cancer and asthma attacks ... bans like this are instrumental in stopping that exposure from happening."Still...