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Pfizer, Allergan in early talks to create pharmaceutical giant

...a potential transaction.Buying Allergan would add its brand-name medicines for eye conditions, infections and heart disease to Pfizer's extensive portfolio of vaccines and drugs for cancer, pain, erectile dysfunction and other conditions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-29/pfizer-allergan-early-talk
Burke County plays through pain after teammate's death

...during practice Sept. 22. Burke County Coroner Susan Salemi said his death was heart-related due to hypertensive heart disease.The morning after his death, friends, students and faculty held a remembrance for Williams at the school's flagpole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-10-11/burke-county
Football player's death was due to heart

...death was heart-related.Williams, who collapsed during practiced on Sept. 22 and died Monday, had hypertensive heart disease, Burke County Coroner Susan Salemi said."It was all related to his heart," Salemi said Thursday.Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-10-08/football-pla
Most in US have higher 'heart age,' CDC says

...get Americans to focus on preventable risk factors for heart disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took...Each year, nearly 800,000 die in the U.S. from heart disease and strokes and the CDC is on a five-year campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-01/most-us-have-higher-heart-ag
Alzheimer's deaths increasing more than other causes, data show

...from many other leading causes have been declining since 2000, according to the center's statistics, Deaths from heart disease declined 14 percent between 2000 and 2013 and dropped 2 percent between 2013 and 2014, according to the center. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-19/alzheimers-deaths-increasing
New York City to require salt warnings on menus

...processed and restaurant food, studies show. Overconsumption of sodium raises the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death.Consumers mightnot realize how much sodium is in, say, a Panera Bread Smokehouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-09/new-york-city-require-salt-warnings
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-18/smoking-toxic-be
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-29/smoking-not-extinguuised-bar
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/across-south-carolina
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-17/knicks-shock-spurs-overtime