Wildfire smoke could send more seniors to the ER for heart, stroke issues

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Smoke from wildfires, particularly for people 65 and older, could cause an increase in emergency room visits for heart and brain-related issues, according to new research. The study, published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association, was one of the most extensive of wildfire health impacts in California. …

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Forging new paths along medical data highways

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS We hear a lot these days about how marketers are using big data to personalize the ads we see online for places to shop, dine or travel. What you might not know is that the intersection of science and technology is empowering researchers to analyze big data to save lives. …

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Caregiving costs expected to more than double, analysis finds

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS The “informal” costs of caregiving for Americans with heart disease and stroke are projected to more than double by 2035, according to a new analysis. Informal caregiving is a broad term, typically involving family, friends and others caring for patients outside the formal health care system who are not paid …

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Asthma as a kid may mean stiffer arteries as an adult

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Having asthma as a child is associated with developing stiff arteries earlier in adulthood, according to a new study. The study, published Monday in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension, sought to explore the link between asthma, a chronic lung disease that makes breathing difficult, and stiff arteries, which is associated …

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Exercise could outsmart genetics when it comes to heart disease

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCATION NEWS Exercise, especially cardio fitness, could outweigh genetics when it comes to heart disease, according to new research. The study, published Monday in the journal Circulation, showed strength and cardiorespiratory fitness lowered the risk for heart disease across the board – whether people were categorized with low, intermediate or high genetic …

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Benefits of Mitral Valve Repair Over Replacement

When it comes to mitral valve surgery, there are two options: a mitral valve repair or a mitral valve replacement. Most heart valve surgeons, like Dr. Peter Mikhail, aim to do a mitral valve repair. Why? It’s always better to preserve and repair a person’s own valve/body part, if possible. Now if the valve is …

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How To Cover Up Acne?

Most of the adult and teens suffers from acne problem. You may want to hide and disappear during your acne breakouts because everyone will stare your face and it feels really uncomfortable and embarrassing. Want to embed this Infographic on your website?Just copy & paste the code below: <a href=”https://keevaorganics.com/blogs/the-keeva-buzz/how-to-cover-up-acne” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”><img class=”aligncenter” src=”https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1096/2552/files/how_to_coverup_acne-01.jpg?v=1524687981″ alt=”How …

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Gravel Road Heaven in the Columbia River Gorge

A 60-mile, mixed pavement and gravel route complete with wineries, orchards, replicas of Stonehenge, historic Oregon Trail sites, campgrounds, solitude, and Columbia and Deschutes River vistas galore. When: early spring 2018 Bicycle Adventurers: solo bike tour to break in my new touring bike (I call her Kung Fu Panda.) Accommodations: Columbia Hills Historical State Park Distance: …

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