Lx : Larry King's Stars of Heart Health

By Larry King Cardiac Foundation | A prescription for making hearts beat stronger: share stories that save lives. Who are your local heart health heroes? Tweet me ideas @LarryKingHeart

Red Cross recognizing range of heroes

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | April 17, 2014<p>Nick Papadopolous is being hailed as a hero, though he's not sort of one who saves people's lives.<p>Or is he?<p>The …

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Calling All Young Chefs: The 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge is Here | Let's Move!

Time to break out your chef hat! The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge is back.<p>First Lady Michelle Obama is again teaming up with the U.S. Department of …

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Q&A: Larry King Recalls Heart Attack, Talks Cardiac Foundation, Women

Renowned talk show host Larry King — whose <i>Larry King Now</i> airs four nights a week on Hulu and RT America and CITS in Canada, and <i>Politicking with Larry</i> …

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United States Healthful Food Council

Fostering Healthier Choices<p>Connecting people who care about eating healthful food, to businesses that provide it.<p>Certification Program<br>for Foodservice …

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Food Waste Is Ripe for Profit

Just an hour and a half north of Silicon Valley, home to the vast campuses of Facebook and Google, Nick Papadopoulos is running a startup out of a …

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Nike Picks 10 Startups That Could Change Health and Fitness | Greatist

<i>Greatist News examines and explains the trends and studies making headlines in fitness, health, and happiness. Check out all the news here.</i><p>Driving innovation in health technology has become a huge concept in the last year, and now the tech-savvy shoe producer is getting in on the act with their …

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas: The Quickest Morning Meals, Seriously Ever (VIDEOS)

You'd describe your lifestyle as "on-the-go." Truly, you barely have enough time to dress yourself for work, so the concept of whipping up a frilly, masterful breakfast in the morning is mere fantasy.<p>We hear you. But in order to be fueled for your frenetic day, a healthy breakfast is a must. …

Michelle Obama unveils food label proposals: 'This will be the new norm'

First lady’s plan would increase serving sizes to reflect what Americans actually eat and make calorie counts more prominent<p>What the new US serving sizes really mean<p>Michelle Obama has some bad news for weight-conscious shoppers and food manufacturers: we’ve all been cheating.<p>In a rare foray into a …

Fried and grilled meat may raise risk of diabetes and dementia

Study suggests changes in cooking habits might reduce levels of glycotoxins and help prevent diabetes and dementia<p>Toxic chemicals found at high concentrations in fried and grilled meats may raise the risk of diabetes and dementia, researchers say.<p>US scientists found that rodents raised on a …

Why recess and physical education are making a comeback

Students at Fox Hill Elementary school in suburban Indianapolis, Indiana take dancing ‘brain breaks’ in class. Photo by Mike Fritz<p>INDIANAPOLIS — It’s …

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How We're Tackling Food Waste One Facebook Alert At A Time

<i>This story was produced in partnership with Facebook Stories. Submit your own Facebook story here</i>.<p>---<p>Sometimes a chance to help solve a problem hits you like a ton of bricks. And if that problem relates to a fundamental human need, like food, suddenly your chance becomes an obligation. You pull …

Jamie's Food Revolution

Food Waste<p>Sainsbury’s Food Waste Shows Hunger For Change<p>Sainsbury’s is the second British retailer to publicly report the amount of food it wastes …

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CVS stores to stop selling tobacco

Want to pick up a pack of cigarettes with your prescription refill? A major U.S. pharmacy chain is breaking that habit.<p>CVS Caremark announced Wednesday it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its CVS/pharmacy stores by October 1.<p>The retailer said the move makes CVS/pharmacy …

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How to Reduce your salt intake

Need to cut back on the sodium? Limiting your daily salt intake can help prevent major diseases. Here's how to cut the sodium out from your diet.<p>You …

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10 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Eat Once & Regrow Forever

There are some ingredients I cook with so often I can never buy too many of them, and most of them are produce. Onions, garlic and fresh herbs are …

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A Partnership For Healthier Out-of-School Time

<i>On January 14, 2014, at the third annual Clinton Foundation's Health Matters conference in La Quinta, California, the Alliance for a Healthier</i> …

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Do the Texans really care about their fans? If so, they should check this out

Well aware that their fans were far less fit than their professional players, Scottish Premiere League teams began a weight-loss program in 2011. They called it <b>Football Fans in Training</b>.<p>As part of the 12-week program soccer fans, 90 percent of whom were obese, participated in discussions, walked at …

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Sweet solution? Google tests smart contact lens for diabetics

Prototype aims to measure glucose levels in tears and remove need for inconvenient blood testing<p>Diabetics could in future avoid painful pinprick blood glucose tests using a smart contact lens being developed at Google which measures glucose levels in tears.<p>A prototype shown off by the company uses …

Mediterranean Diet for Diabetes

More good news on the Mediterranean diet. Sticking to a Mediterranean-style diet may help reduce the risk for Type 2 diabetes, even when people don’t lose weight or increase exercise levels.<p>The Mediterranean diet is rich in olive oil, nuts, fish, beans, fruits and vegetables, with few dairy …

A Heart Helper May Come at a Price for the Brain

After a heart attack and quadruple bypass surgery in 2010, Steve Colburn of Portland, Ore., began taking a cholesterol-lowering statin at the maximum dose. Soon, he began experiencing memory problems.<p>"Thinking and remembering became so laborious that I could not even recall my three-digit telephone …