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Barbara Dickerson

...resident Barbara Dickerson, 73, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 in Anchorage, after a long battle with heart disease. She was born in Pasadena Texas on March 5, 1942 and moved to Alaska for a teaching position and adventure after...
Learning for Life: Are you 'eating the rainbow'? eat a variety. Doing so has been found to have numerous health benefits such as lowering the risk of obesity, heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic diseases.Most Americans do not consume the USDA...
School district report tracks student obesity is obese or overweight, she said. From there, the risks for further health complications such as such as heart disease, diabetes and some types of cancer related to obesity, can be assessed, Fink said. The BMI is also a noninvasive...
Learning for Life: Make the most out of your grain foods

...devoid of most nutrients.Overwhelmingly, research has shown that diets high in whole grains may protect against heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, some cancers and other chronic diseases. Current USDA recommendations are that...
An Outdoor View: Don't just sit there

...2014, new studies found that sitting for long hours is linked to worse mental health, a higher risk of death from heart disease and other causes, and a higher risk of being disabled. And yet, Americans seem to be sitting more than ever before...

...intake of saturated fats, too, which can also cause heart disease. There are three main types of fat: unsaturated...They raise "bad" cholesterol and can contribute to heart disease. Common sources include high-fat cheeses, high-fat...

...appreciable relationship" between heart disease and how much dietary cholesterol...even those most at risk for heart disease.The 2010 dietary guidelines had recommended those at risk for heart disease limit sodium to 1,500 milligrams...
Roy Burton Baldwin

...Burton Baldwin, also know as the Willow Picker, was laid to rest on March 27, 2015 after a battle with cancer and heart disease with his family by his side. Roy was born in Benton, Oregon on July 11, 1933 to Ed and Hilma Baldwin.Roy moved...
Great day for CPH Drive-through flu shots

...available and be sure to be vaccinated. Anyone over the age of 65 and others with pulmonary disease such as asthma or heart disease, smokers or other high risk individuals are also recommended to get a pneumococcal or pneumonia vaccine that helps...

...woman doesn't get the same pay; she gets 77 cents on the dollar that a man gets. I'm so involved in women's heart disease and trying to raise awareness and funds; Even in medical research, women are not treated equally. The research on...
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