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Smoking has caused an enormous avoidable public health tragedy with almost 500,000 Americans dying every year due to cigarettes, according to a report released on Friday. Unless efforts like smoke-free policies and well-funded tobacco cessation programs are bolstered, 5.6 million young Americans …
Fifty years ago, the U.S. surgeon general released a report that changed the nation’s relationship with tobacco. To mark the anniversary of the pivotal report, the American Heart Association
States will spend about $481 million on programs to prevent or curb tobacco use next year, well below the $3.7 billion recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Several major awards were presented Sunday at Scientific Sessions. Chairman’s Award: Honors individual excellence in volunteer service that significantly advances the association’s strategic goals Dr. Ileana Piña Professor, department of medicine
The health problems of two NFL coaches highlight the importance of taking care of yourself, especially in high-stress jobs. Denver Broncos coach John Fox had heart surgery Saturday and Houston Texans
Caregiving can be a 24-7 commitment -- and it's one of the toughest jobs around. National Family Caregivers Month recognizes that caregivers have to take care of themselves to take care of their
Cuban-born actress Malillany Marín, who danced on Univision’s ¡Mira Quién Baila! (Look Who’s Dancing!) to benefit Go Red Por Tu Corazón, was eliminated from the reality show on Oct. 27.
Although the number of people suffering a stroke has declined 40 percent over the last 16 years, the decrease hasn’t been seen in young people or black people,
Cuban-born actress Malillany Marín, who lost a grandfather and a grandmother to heart disease, survived another week on the dance floor as a contestant in Univision’s hit show, ¡Mira Quién
The guidelines for delaying non-heart-related surgery six weeks after a bare-metal stent and one year after a drug-eluting may be overly cautious. The delays currently recommended after drug-eluting