Anaheim, California - People who eat slowly are less likely to become obese or develop metabolic syndrome, a cluster of heart disease, diabetes and stroke risk factors, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.

Yuma, Arizona - The Yuma County Library District, in collaboration with the Yuma County Health Department, is pleased to present “Healthy You,” a series of workshops designed to promote a more active lifestyle through a variety of activities.

Washington, DC - To manage the risks associated with drugs, the FDA employs a range of tools. For drugs that are associated with serious risks, the FDA can require drug makers to develop a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) to ensure that the benefits of the drug outweigh the risks. REMS can contain a variety of tools – such as a Medication Guide or patient package insert with information specifically written for patients, a communication plan, and various “Elements to Ensure Safe Use” (ETASU).

Anaheim, California - Students as young as sixth-graders can learn and perform CPR effectively and should be targeted for training, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.

Yuma, Arizona - It's common to gain weight after you stop smoking, especially during the first several months - but it isn't inevitable.