Smoking is a toxic behavior affecting those around you

...smoking is ? and as bad as the effects are on your own health in terms of highly increased risks of lung cancer, heart disease, stroke or worsening asthma ? there's something even worse than that. And it's the effect that smoking has on...

Surviving heart attacks inspires Evans woman to write book

...Down But Not Out. It comes out Wednesday and is available at Whole Life Ministries bookstore and on Amazon.com.Heart disease runs in her family - her father died of a massive heart attack at age 42 - but the minister and mother of two didn't...

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...

Heart disease plagues Augusta

...joining a national epidemic of heart disease deaths that is particularly bad...county-by-county death toll from heart disease in men and brought into sharp...Richmond County, the death rate from heart disease works out to 827 deaths per 100...

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Gene linked to increased heart-disease risk in blacks

...six-fold increase in risk for heart disease among African Americans, according...an independent risk factor for heart disease in blacks," said Dr. Kenneth...structure was not associated with heart-disease risk in Caucasians. Wu said the...

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Working together to fight heart disease in women

...HeartAdvantage to fight the epidemic of heart disease in women.While Americans have thought for years that heart disease was a man's disease,' more...better prevent, detect and treat heart disease. "Our primary goal is awareness...

Heart disease and symptoms different for women

...That is not unusual. Women with heart disease or even heart attacks often have...Day to help promote awareness of heart disease in women, which is the No. 1...longterm studies. The bottom line is heart disease risk, how to recognize it and...

Repeated infections may boost risk for heart disease

...person's risk of dying from heart disease - the number of infectious agents...viral infections contribute to heart disease. No one's sure how germs contribute...suffered in the past by those with heart disease have suggested links to everything...

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Heart-disease could be foiled by vitamins

A vitamin a day to keep heart disease at bay? Could be. The new bad guy for heart disease - an amino acid called homocysteine...reduce the homocysteine-related heart-disease risk by 40 percent in any particular...

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