Tag Archives for American Heart Association

Higher Mortality Rate Post-Heart Surgery for Cancer Survivors

They’ve survived cancer only to be felled by heart problems years later. According to a recent study reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, individuals having undergone radiation to treat cancer in the past may have a worse prognosis…

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Beautiful… But Tired?

Don’t feel bad about not getting your beauty sleep… The latest findings indicate that too much sleep in women leads to an increased possibility of STROKE! — so that self-indulgent rested beauty may be sleeping towards disaster: 10 hours of…

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What’s a Bona Fide Boomer Got to do to… Survive?

According to Jarett Berry, a cardiologist at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, one must be vigilant about keeping physically active. Yes, in what they used to call “Middle Age.”  Wasn’t that the time we thought would be…

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It’s the Waist, Not the Weight, That’s the Kicker

 by Ruth Folger Weiss I’m not out ruin anyone’s day, including my own- just sharing the facts, Ma’m. In a depressing report of 44,600 female nurses enrolled in a long-term health study, researchers conclude in the April 1 edition of…

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