Atlantic County will host several free men’s health clinics with screenings, testing and exams to encourage early detection and treatment of preventable health problems among men.
Deb Mento started to experience health issues that she couldn’t fully explain or trace to a certain cause.
VINELAND—How do you make the state’s unhealthiest counties healthier?
Eugene Allen and John Bettis know what it feels like to struggle with weight issues.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Two shiny new vans sat in the front circle driveway at Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation.
ATLANTIC CITY — Before the sun rises this weekend, Dr. Michael Sperling will be loading trucks and hauling a suitcase full of medical supplies with him to the Atlantic City Boardwalk.
Sudden cardiac arrest is a medical emergency. It happens when an event, usually an electrical disturbance, quickly and unexpectedly causes your heart to stop working. You get short of breath, collapse and lose consciousness. Fast treatment is key to survival.
Busy day-to-day lives often get in the way once you decide to start an exercise regimen and your quickly fall back on bad habits. That's why Dr. Amy Pollak, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, challenges us to get at least 20-30 minutes of exercise each day. Regular exercise help…
Larry Macaluso had high blood pressure and high cholesterol for much of his adult life.
PITTSBURGH - It used to be that Susan Beck had to go see her doctor to get a check on her heart failure symptoms.
African-American vegetarians are at lower risk of cardiovascular disease, and even diabetes and high blood pressure, most likely from the healthy eating practices, says a new study from Loma Linda Univ-ersity in Loma Linda, California.
Carrie O'Connor thought she was a fairly healthy 35-year-old who went on daily jogs and ate well.
MIAMI - Last summer Ted D'Esposito, a retired charter fishing boat captain, wasn't feeling right. He was short of breath and his energy level was way down. He noticed a burning sensation on the back of his throat.
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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but not brushing or flossing my teeth may harm my heart. A slight deviation from the original saying, but nonetheless they are wise words.
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There's no stronger scare tactic into leading a healthy lifestyle than suffering a heart attack or stroke, which is why it may be surprising many survivors don't make changes needed to improve their health.
HACKENSACK - In the first nine months after the state required newborns to be tested for heart problems, three infants with critical congenital heart defects - and 17 with other serious conditions that would not have been diagnosed otherwise - were reported to the New Jersey Birth Defects Registry.
I was trying not to feel stressed as the traffic backed up and then stopped. I was, after all, on my way to a seminar entitled "Stress, Anxiety and Depression." I took a deep breath - which was later confirmed as a great stress reliever.
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Red meat isn't just a type of food - it's a deep-rooted part of our culture. Many of us were raised at a time when no dinner was complete without a hearty portion of meat and potatoes. Every July 4th, we fill our grills with hot dogs and hamburgers, and from November through New Year's, meat…
A decline in heart attacks in one Minnesota county appears to be linked to smoke-free workplace laws, according to a new report in Archives of Internal Medicine.
Question: I was surprised to hear about how Rosie O'Donnell had a heart attack recently and initially ignored the symptoms she was having because they weren't classic heart attack symptoms. Then, I learned how women can have different symptoms than men when having a heart attack. Could you e…
Your eyes may be the mirrors to your soul, but your gums might be the mirrors of your health. Most of us see a dentist for our teeth and our doctors for everything else, and never the twain shall meet. However, more and more research shows that poor oral health - gum health, specifically - i…
It might be a caffeine headache, but it might be an aneurysm. Great. Now, at the very least, it's a stress headache.
If you're a Medicare beneficiary, you can get one "intensive behavioral therapy" session aimed at preventing heart disease and weekly sessions for a month or more for help dealing with obesity - no co-pay required.