Chicago Activist Rev. Leon Finney Dies at 82

Chicago Activist Rev. Leon Finney Dies at 82

Highly respected Chicago activist, Rev. Leon Finney Jr. passed away on Sept. 4, 2020, at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He was 82. A good friend, Hermene Hartman, told the Chicago Sun-Times his death came after a long-term illness. In 2019, a spokesperson for the pastor said, he had cardiovascular disease in 2016. The […]

Diet Sodas Linked to Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Diet Sodas Linked to Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Scientists are looking into a link between women, diet sodas, and cardiovascular disease that is both problematic and shocking. The artificial sweeteners in diet sodas are causing people to gain weight. There is still a lot to be learned about how artificial sweeteners affect the human body. There have been some recent studies concerning women […]

An Apple a Day Keeps CVD Away

An Apple a Day Keeps CVD Away

Think of the possibilities if every old wives’ tale or aphorism heard growing up turned out to be true. Yet, still more research supports the wisdom of an apple a day (or some fruit) keeping the doctor – or cardiovascular disease (CVD) – away. Eating an apple or another type of fruit daily can lower a person’s […]

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