A new report from the American College of Cardiology and The American Heart Association identifies ten ways to help health care providers, policy makers and patients prevent sudden cardiac death which results from sudden cardiac arrest.
“Don’t Guess. Test.” Is the slogan for a campaign underway to inform people with lung cancer and their physicians to about comprehensive genomic testing and its potential to expand treatment options for the patient.
The American Heart Association (AHA) says the evidence is clear: added sugars are a detriment to heart and brain health, sugary drinks are the top single source of added sugars in the American diet and children are consuming ten times the amount of sugary drinks recommended.
First responders, Homeland Security officers and others whose jobs involve safeguarding the public are increasingly arming themselves with radiation detection devices that can help them deal with hazardous materials events or acts of terrorism.
Despite the fact that overall tobacco consumption has declined over time, tobacco use continues to be the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Hundreds of the foodborne illness outbreaks reported in the U.S. can be traced to one cause, according to the CDC: food workers who come to work sick. Ill employees have been implicated in foodborne illness outbreaks caused by at least 14 different germs.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the final report on the Winnable Battles program, an effort to make the biggest health impact for the most Americans in the shortest time.
Medical professionals should review their patients’ aerobic fitness — just as they do other vital signs — to help people manage their health, urges Lenny Kaminsky, a nationally renowned health and wellness researcher for the College of Health at Ball State University.
For most Americans, December is the time of year to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. Thanksgiving might be in the rearview mirror, but December brings with it many other reasons to celebrate. And as we all know, where there’s celebration there’s often food, and lots of it.