People all across the country wore red Friday to support the fight against heart disease in women.
your overall approach to weight loss. When it comes to exercise, here's something to keep in mind. "It's great for heart health ," said Jessica Bennett, a registered dietician at Vanderbilt. "But for weight loss, they get hungry and end up eating
have a significant impact on the chronic diseases that are caused by current behaviors: Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and some forms of cancer," Johnson said. The organization plans to take the message on the road and wants to
is the biggest fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Tennessee has the 7th worst rate of death from cardiovascular disease in the U.S. Hundreds of survivors came out to participate, including Mark Hines who recently underwent surgery
myself hard and harder to beat my times. It really helped," said R.J. He said he read up on issues like maintaining a healthy heart , kept workout logs and repeated fitness routines he watched online. At times, his whole family got involved. He said
cases it could progress to cardiomyopathy, a very serious situation," said Dr. Charles Hong, associate professor of cardiovascular medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Treatments range from medications and surgically implanted devices
University of Tennessee Hospital with broken ribs and other injuries. The final autopsy report said Spencer died of cardiovascular disease and that other conditions contributed to her death - among them blunt force chest trauma, asthma, emphysema