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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
University Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

...Women's Center. In an effort to get Americans to focus on preventable risk factors that put them at greater risk of heart disease, the CDC took a first-ever national look at "heart age." Nurses and nurses' aides are among the most likely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/university-hospital
Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...patient referrals. In an effort to get Americans to focus on preventable risk factors that put them at greater risk of heart disease, the CDC took a first-ever national look at "heart age." After his first health system board meeting, CEO and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals
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
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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-10/surviving-heart-attacks-insp
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-16/fda-tells-food-industry-ph
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