Tag Archives: American Heart Association

Local Students Rock Heart Healthy Recipes

Senior culinary arts students at Westbrook Regional Vocational Center recently faced their harshest food critic yet. No, not Gordon Ramsey — worse — the American Heart Association. Their challenge was to prepare three different luncheon menus and serve them all at a special tasting event. Not only did they have to impress with flavor, technique, […]

Elizabeth Taylor Dies. What is Congestive Heart Failure?

Legendary actress and AIDS humanitarian Elizabeth Taylor passed away this morning at the age of 79. She died from congestive heart failure, which according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a new epidemic in the United States. It is the most common diagnosis in people age 65 and older admitted to the hospital. Each […]