American Heart Association report shows nearly half of Hispanics unaware they have High Cholesterol; less than a third treated
Dallas, TX – Nearly half of Hispanic adults were unaware they have high cholesterol, and less than a third receive any kind of cholesterol treatment, in a new study in Journal of the American Heart Association.
Hispanics are one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in America, with 52 million among the U.S. population, yet their awareness and management of high cholesterol lags behind other ethnic groups.
Written by Alan Buis
Pasadena, CA – NASA has joined a multi-agency field campaign studying summer storm systems in the U.S. Great Plains to find out why they often form after the sun goes down instead of during the heat of the day.
The Plains Elevated Convection at Night, or PECAN, project began June 1st and continues through mid-July. Participants from eight research laboratories and 14 universities are collecting storm data to find out how and why storms form.
Clarksville, TN – Today July 4th, 2015 at approximately 3:05pm, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a suspicious activity call at the WalMart on Fort Campbell Boulevard.
The mother of a 6 to 8-month-old infant was shopping when an unknown Hispanic male approached her baby that was strapped into the shopping cart. According to video footage, it appeared as if the unknown male tried to pick the baby up out of the cart until the mother turned around. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville Tennessee has issued a flash flood warning for Eastern Houston County, Cheatham County, Western Hickman County, Humphreys County, Dickson County, Northeastern Perry County, and Southern Montgomery County in Middle Tennessee until midnight CDT.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.
They took the quilt off my bed
Trenton, KY – On Saturday. June 27th, a quilting tradition was continued in Trenton, Kentucky. Quilts both old and new were offered for viewing during the huge annual yard sale and heritage day festivities.
Viewers were amazed to find quilts that were over 100 years old and ultra modern quilts in the same show. Samples of projects from this year’s Color Class, which was offered at Quilt and Sew at Golden threads, were proudly displayed, as well as beautiful traditional quilts which were loaned to the show by local residents.
Washington, D.C. – The Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing the colonies’ separation from Great Britain on July 4th, 1776.
The Constitution provides the legal and governmental framework for the United States, however, the Declaration, with its eloquent assertion “all Men are created equal,” is equally beloved by the American people.
Philadelphians marked the first anniversary of American independence with a spontaneous celebration, which is described in a letter by John Adams to Abigail Adams.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation will be hosting its fifth-annual Clarksville SportsFest on Saturday, August 15th from 10:00am until 2:00pm at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located within Liberty Park at 1188 Cumberland Drive. SportsFest will offer a variety of sports, athletic and outdoor activities for the entire family.
Attendants can rotate through over 20 sports demonstrations of their choosing to get hands on experience in learning a new sport like Parkour, Rugby, Crossfit, Archery, Scuba, Pickleball, Lacrosse, MMA and many more!
Clarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.
Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.
Some of the upcoming events include: Morning Hike, Sinkhole in a Bottle, Herpetological Morning Hike and Forest Food Web.
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
Fort Campbell, KY – Motorcycle riders from across the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, conducted multiple inspections and mentorship rides the first week of May to prepare for the warm season ahead and to kick-off Motorcycle Safety Month.
“After these things are met, it is good to get the riders out there on the road practicing safe riding techniques,” said Morgan.
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