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Supplements are big business, but study shows little impact to heart health, longevity

Billions are spent each year on vitamins in the U.S., but a massive new analysis again questions the benefit of most supplements to improve heart health or lengthen life. Johns …


More younger women are having heart attacks. Here are steps to minimize risk.

More younger women are having heart attacks. Here are steps to minimize risk.


House Call: Gender plays role in health concerns for women

Women and men have many health concerns in common, but there are a few that are either exclusively female, typically female or experienced differently by females. Menstruation, endometriosis, giving birth, …


NIH to end industry-funded study of alcohol’s benefits

The U.S. government is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, saying ethical problems with how the research …


Zorba Paster: Intriguing research regarding CoQ10

Some have claimed Coenzyme Q10 is the fountain of youth. But just as Ponce de Leon discovered that idea to be bogus, such claims regarding CoQ10 are bogus, too.


Ask Doctor K: Reduce stress to protect your heart

Dear Doctor K: I’m under a lot of stress in my life. Of course, I don’t like that, but what really worries me is that it will affect my heart. …


Almost half of heart attacks are silent; they’re still risky

Almost half of all heart attacks cause no obvious symptoms, yet they can still be life-threatening, according to research on more than 9,000 middle-aged men and women.


Ask Doctor K: Keep salt intake low for heart health

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have high blood pressure, and my doctor advised me to cut back on salt. Can you explain how salt affects blood pressure? DEAR READER: Blood pressure …


Education Notebook: High schoolers win scholarships

Eight students from Spokane Public Schools have received full-tuition, full-need scholarships to Northwest colleges and universities through the Act Six Leadership and Scholarship Initiative. More than 700 students applied and …


Laughing at heart disease

It was on the comedy circuit, including its grind of 500-mile drives followed by shows followed by 500-mile drives, that Kay Frances most heavily abused alcohol and drugs. “I wasn’t …


Study: Looking old may be a sign of heart risks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Want a clue to your risk of heart disease? Look in the mirror. New research suggests that people with certain signs of aging have a greater …


Study: Stem cells from strangers can repair hearts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Researchers are reporting a key advance in using stem cells to repair hearts damaged by heart attacks. In a study, stem cells donated by strangers proved …


Study: Vitamins don’t lower heart risks in men

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Multivitamins might help lower the risk for cancer in healthy older men but do not affect their chances of developing heart disease, new research suggests. Two …


Even fit baby boomers won’t escape heart problems

CHICAGO (AP) — Here’s a reality check for health-conscious baby boomers: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a …


Benefits seen in hormone use early in menopause

A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Starting low-dose treatment early in menopause made women feel better …


Jury: Death for arsonist convicted of 5 murders

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A jury on Friday recommended death for an arsonist convicted of murdering five men who died of heart attacks during a wildfire that ripped through …


Cancer overtakes heart disease among US Hispanics

NEW YORK (AP) — Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the No. 1 killer among Hispanics in the U.S., and the rest of the country may be only a few …


Cancer overtakes heart disease as top US killer

NEW YORK (AP) — Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the No. 1 killer among Hispanics in the U.S., and the rest of the country may be only a few …


For US Hispanics, cancer top killer, not heart

NEW YORK (AP) — Cancer is now the leading killer of Hispanics in the U.S. — the latest sign it’s beginning to displace heart disease as the nation’s top cause …


CA murder trial opens for accused arsonist

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The five victims all died of heart attacks. But prosecutors said it was still murder. Angry after being thrown out of a house where his …


Trial under way in deadly 2003 Calif. wildfire

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A prosecutor said Monday a man who was angry about being thrown out of a house where his family was staying was guilty of murdering …


Study: Chocolate could reduce heart risk

The Easter Bunny might lower your chances of having a heart problem. According to a new study, small doses of chocolate every day could decrease your risk of having a …