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Heart Disease

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  • Dr. Dean Ornish on the power of mindful choices

    Dr. Dean Ornish on the power of mindful choices
    For more than three decades, Dr. Dean Ornish has been talking about the power individuals have to affect their health, even to the extent of reversing heart disease by changing the way they eat and behave. His prescription for sick people is radical, as...
  • Whitney Houston's mom, Cissy, planning book about her daughter

     
    Whitney Houston's mother, Cissy Houston, is talking to publishers about writing a book about her daughter, according to reports....
  • Life expectancy gap narrows between blacks, whites

    Life expectancy gap narrows between blacks, whites
    The gap in life expectancy between black and white Americans is smaller than it has ever been, thanks largely to a decline in the number of deaths resulting from heart disease and HIV infection, a new analysis has found. That's the good news. The bad...
  • U.S. children's cholesterol levels down significantly

    U.S. children's cholesterol levels down significantly
    Against the drumbeat of bad news on obesity and diabetes among children, researchers have uncovered a cause for cautious optimism: a steady and significant improvement in the cholesterol profiles of American kids over the last 20 years. The proportion of...
  • Voters split on Proposition 29 tobacco tax

     
    Even with more than half the state's precincts reporting, Proposition 29 was too close to call well after midnight Wednesday. Californians were split on whether to raise cigarette taxes by $1 a pack to fund cancer research. State voters have......
  • Student research program at Children's Hospital receives grant

     
    A research institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles received a five-year, $884,000 grant this week to continue providing biomedical research training to disadvantaged college students....
  • Police cleared in death of suspected South Coast Plaza shoplifter

     
    District attorney's investigators have cleared police in the death of a suspected shoplifter who died while in Costa Mesa police custody. Investigators said the May 2011 death of George Marques, 44, of Placentia could be attributed to natural cause, the.....
  • Grocery tours teach Boyle Heights residents about nutrition

     
    Cedonia Castillo, 81, said she knows salt and sugar are bad for her health. But the Boyle Heights resident, who has diabetes, heart disease and hypertension, said she doesn't know what food to avoid. So when she heard that a dietician from White...
  • Jerry Brown signs bills on cigarette sales and infant health

     
    California will crack down harder on stores that sell cigarettes to minors and hospitals will be required to screen infants for congenital heart disease under new legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown....
  • L.A. County launches public health campaign on portion control

     
    Concerned about the dangers of climbing obesity rates, L.A. County officials launched a new public health campaign to help residents control their portion sizes....
  • Sudden deaths of Long Beach father and son due to natural causes

     
    Autopsies have determined a Long Beach father and son discovered dead in what police initially believed to be a murder-suicide died of natural causes, authorities said Friday....