February 2011 News Tips

Women, beware: Heart disease is a lady-killer to avoid
Heart disease is the No.1 killer of women in the U.S., claiming nearly twice as many lives as all forms of cancer combined. Read More

Deep dark secret: Selecting right Valentine’s Day chocolate can benefit heart
If you can’t resist eating chocolate or giving it as a gift on Valentine’s Day, you should know that choosing the right type of chocolate can benefit your heart, says Lona Sandon, a registered dietician at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Read More

Options available when breasts begin to lose fullness, elasticity
Factors such as pregnancy, nursing and the force of gravity take their toll over the years on a woman’s breasts. As skin loses its elasticity, the breasts often lose their shape and firmness and begin to sag. Read More

A little smoke can ignite significant health danger
You don’t have to be a pack-a-day smoker to increase your odds of illness. Even the occasional cigarette can pose a danger to your health, researchers say. Read More