Tag Archives: American Heart Association

Heart attacks kill women! Lower your risk!

It’s February and it’s Women’s Heart Health Month! Why do women need a special month just for heart health? It’s to bring attention to the number one killer of women – young and old. Heart disease kills six times more women than all the cancers put together. Women need to know that taking care of […]

Is Obesity is a Disease? AMA Says Yes… and So Does AHA

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease.  It was an action that asked doctors and insurance companies to put more emphasis on the health condition in order to minimize its effects.    The AMA made the decision that obesity is a disease at their annual meeting in Chicago […]