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
including heart disease, diabetes and asthma. There will be a particular focus on treatment of cancer and cardiovascular disease . The collaboration will also help bring more research and clinical trials in northeast Tennessee and southwest
About 3,000 UPS workers will be wearing red pins on Friday. Vanderbilt University will be hosting a Lunch and Learn from noon to 1 p.m. on Feb. 4 at Light Hall. The event is open to the public and will feature heart health information.
Written by Mary Katherine Rooker NASHVILLE, Tenn. The nursery at Baptist Hospital was a sea of red Friday. Video: