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La American Heart Association y Macy's ponen en marcha el nuevo año de #GoRedGetFit, el reto de salud transformacional en Facebook para mujeres
(DALLAS – 24 de abril del 2017) — La American Heart Association y Macy's están orgullosos de iniciar el segundo año de #GoRedGetFit, un reto de salud en Facebook para las mujeres, que ha motivado a los participantes a realizar cambios de estilo de vida...
Gut bacteria can produce a clot-enhancing compound when people eat a nutrient found in a variety of foods including meat, eggs and milk, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Diet drinks and possible association with stroke and dementia; current science suggests need for more research
Study Highlights: Framingham study participants who reported drinking one or more artificially sweetened beverage daily compared to less than one a week had almost three times the risk of developing either stroke or dementia. The study calls for more research into the mechanisms underlying this association and whether it could be due to other confounding issues.
Study Highlights: People who experience fainting spells have a higher risk of workplace accidents and job loss, compared to adults who do not have fainting episodes. In a Danish study, one in three employed people with syncope were no longer in the workforce within two years of having a first-time fainting spell.
The American Heart Association and Macy’s kick-off new year of #GoRedGetFit, transformational online fitness challenge for women
DALLAS – April 18, 2017 — The American Heart Association and Macy’s are proud to kick-off the second annual #GoRedGetFit, an online fitness challenge for women, proven to motivate participants to make transformational lifestyle changes through quarterly health and fitness challenges.