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Healthy Lifestyle

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Preventive Measures Against Heart Disease And Strokes Are Working

A recent study found that major advances over the past decade in the treatment and prevention of heart disease and stroke appear to be paying off.

08/25/2014

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Nature Vs. Nurture – It May Not Be One Or The Other

People often pit their genes against their lifetime experiences when looking at physical and emotional traits but this is often a big mistake.

03/24/2014

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Benefits Of A Preventative Lifestyle

From a lifestyle standpoint there is now little doubt that exercise, a well-balanced diet and stress reduction can play a protective role as we age.

10/01/2013

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Using Fear Tactics To Promote Healthy Choices

Fear tactics have been used many times over the years but is it a good thing to use these tactics to influence medical care?

06/19/2013

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Every Body Walk App

The smartphone as a pedometer isn’t exactly new, but if you’re looking for a simple, visually appealing way to keep track of your journeys, Every Body Walk does the trick.

05/14/2013

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Health Benefits To Owning A Dog

The American Heart Association reviewed more than 30 studies exploring the health benefits of pet ownership. Dog owners were 54% more likely to obtain the recommended level of physical activity than non-owners.

05/13/2013

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Sitting May Increase Heart Attack Risk For Women

Do you sit most of the day? It is probably not a good idea. You need to get up and around.

04/17/2013

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Depression May Increase Risk Factors

Patients with depression symptoms were 50% more likely to experience a heart attack, heart failure, stroke, or a mini stroke.

02/05/2013

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The Value Of An Annual Physical

Just how important is it to get an annual physical examination?

11/03/2011

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Simplify To Reduce Stress

The best treatment for stress might be to simplify your life. Spend more time with family, eating well and exercising – and less time worrying about making more money to buy more things.

10/07/2011

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The Importance Of Reducing Stress

Reducing stress is believed to have multiple health benefits.

07/25/2011

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