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Many Advantages To A Low-Fat, Heart-Healthy Diet

There are many advantages to a low-fat, heart-healthy diet: it is great for the heart and can help fight diabetes and in addition to that it can also ward off kidney disease.

07/20/2015

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Study: Statins Help Head Off Heart Disease

Back in November of 2013, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association got together and released new recommendations to guide cholesterol treatment through the use of statins.

07/15/2015

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Study: Eating Chocolate Associated With Lower Risk Of Stroke, Heart Problems

Indulging your chocolate cravings could turn out to be a good thing.

06/16/2015

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Mediterranean Diet Has Smorgasbord Of Benefits

The Mediterranean Diet is modeled after those who live on the Mediterranean who are known for living long, healthy lives.

06/10/2015

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Don’t Worry Be Happy…And Healthy

Most of us spend way too much of our time worrying. We actually could be hurting our health by worrying about our health.

05/25/2015

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Study: Just 2 Weeks Of Drinking Sugary Drinks Increases Risk Of Heart Disease

The research, from the University of California – Davis, looked at 85 healthy patients of both sexes between the ages of 18 and 40.

04/23/2015

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A Heart Healthy Diet

We hear lots of talk about the best diets to prevent heart disease: Here are some tips.

04/10/2015

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Blueberries May Fight Belly Fat – And More

Research found there is a high level of naturally occurring antioxidants in blueberries. The goal is to fight metabolic syndrome.

04/02/2015

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Health: Parents Who Smoke Could Increase Their Children’s Risk Of Heart Disease

Children exposed to smoking may have a higher risk of heart disease later in life.

03/24/2015

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Increased Waistline Means Increased Risk

Some experts are suggesting that increased waist circumference should be added to heart risk assessment tools, like cigarette smoking and high cholesterol.

03/20/2015

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Defining And Understanding Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is an indicator of high risk for diabetes and heart disease, so it’s important you know the 5 warning signs.

03/09/2015

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Study Finds Women Impacted Significantly More Than Men By Stress And Its Effect On The Heart

The study looked at over 2,300 women and 1,100 men and found that not only is stress associated with heart attack, but women who suffer a higher rate of stress after heart attack had a more difficult time recovering than men.

02/10/2015

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Health: National Wear Red Day Raises Awareness About Women And Heart Disease

Friday February 6th is National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about women and heart disease, which affects 43 million American women. February is heart month. Heart disease is the leading killer of women. Doctors say it can happen to anyone, even young, seemingly healthy women.

02/06/2015

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Childhood Cancer Survivors May Have Complications Down The Road

Some cancer treatments that save the lives of children can lead to problems later on. Screening is necessary.

01/26/2015

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Mood Influences Health

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]

01/20/2015

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