By Stephanie Scott T he leading cause of death for women is heart disease – and the increasing numbers are alarming to experts, with more than 300,000 deaths annually in the United States. The best way to be heart healthy for life? Prevention and screenings. The Women’s Heart Alliance promotes getting a “heart check” with […]

By Mark Briggs M y mom was diligently working in the kitchen when I marched into her space with a chip the size of Texas on my teenage shoulder. A mom has a way of “knowing” things. Before I could speak a word, her right hand shot up and out. Her flat palm projected toward […]