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Peverley hospitalized, teammates try to regroup

ST. LOUIS | Stars forward Rich Peverley remained hospitalized Tuesday in Dallas, undergoing heart tests after collapsing on the bench during a game that was postponed.

March 11, 2014 5:53 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Spiritually based hearts win life's Olympics

GUEST COMMENTARY: Spiritually based hearts win life's Olympics

The XXII Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, coincided with American Heart Month. In both the feats of the athletes and the recommendations from various health institutes, we see and hear it is not simply a healthy physical heart we all need.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Get moving on improving region's health

For several days last week, The Times reported on the top causes of death in Northwest Indiana. Some of the information might surprise you.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
What's killing the region? 12 years, 24,000 deaths

What's killing the region? 12 years, 24,000 deaths

The biggest cause of death in the region often follows a circuitry of life choices and genetics, with the final kill switch thrown by the victims themselves.

February 15, 2014 10:30 pm
What's killing the region?

What's killing the region?

Many of Northwest Indiana's top killers lurk in our refrigerators, drive-thru lines and convenience stores.

February 15, 2014 10:30 pm Related

Ingalls to host free women's heart event Feb. 22 in South Holland

Ingalls Health System invites women to learn about heart disease and how to prevent it at the Hearts in the Right Place event at 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at the South Holland Community Center, 501 E. 170th St.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am
Stats show Indiana sinks at health

Stats show Indiana sinks at health

When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.

January 25, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Surgeon general urges new resolve to end smoking

Surgeon general urges new resolve to end smoking

This Sept. 14, 2005 file photo shows packs of cigarettes in a store in Brunswick, Maine. It's no secret that smoking causes lung cancer. But what about diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction? Fifty years into the war on smoking, scientists still are adding diseases to the long …

January 17, 2014 10:41 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
Women share heart health stories at Go Red event

Women share heart health stories at Go Red event

Four months before her 30th birthday, Jennifer Buss underwent a mitral valve prolapse correction.

May 16, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Heart Health Heroes

Heart Health Heroes

When it comes to heart care, specialized doctors evaluate and treat people who have heart disease, which is often also called cardiovascular disease.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Angina a symptom of underlying heart issues

Angina a symptom of underlying heart issues

Angina isn't a disease; it's a symptom of an underlying heart problem, and physicians say if left untreated, it can turn into a fatal problem.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Apps can track heart health

Apps can track heart health

Just a download away are hundreds of apps on your iPhone or Android that can help save your life.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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To Pinot or Not To Pinot: Do red wine's health benefits add up?

To Pinot or Not To Pinot: Do red wine's health benefits add up?

Most people have no doubt heard encouraging words about red wine and better health; how that glass of Cabernet Sauvignon with dinner may reduce the risk of heart disease.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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The American Heart Association's 2013 Initiatives

The American Heart Association's 2013 Initiatives

The American Heart Association has big plans to continue educating and helping the public in 2013.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Alternative treatments for heart disease

Alternative treatments for heart disease

Alternative treatments can have a place  for treating heart disease.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heart-healthy habits extend lifespan

Heart-healthy habits extend lifespan

A new long-term medical study from Northwestern Medicine suggests that individuals with healthy hearts in middle age live up to 14 years longer than peers with two or more cardiovascular risks.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

Heart Health: Quick emergency tips

Every year, about 935,000 Americans experience a heart attack.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am
Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Exercise is crucial to a healthy heart

Erica Hein, a screening coordinator and cardiac rehab phase three at Community Hospital Fitness Pointe, said it's important to do cardiovascular exercise that you enjoy.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heart healthy foods can be delicious and nutritious

Heart healthy foods can be delicious and nutritious

Eating a heart-healthy diet is essential in maintaining good health, dietitians say, and by following some easy tips, is entirely possible.

February 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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