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Fast Food Restaurants Add Healthier Options

I don’t know if you have noticed but there is a new battle going on at fast food restaurants. It is a desire to make them healthier with their food choices.

10/07/2013

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Study: Not Even Running Will Save You From ‘Sitting Disease’

According to new research, the adverse health effects of prolonged sitting are widespread – regardless of race, sex, socioeconomic status, medical history, diet and physical activity.

09/05/2013

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The Fastest Way To A Healthier Heart

Risk factors for heart disease include high cholesterol and family history but cigarette smoking is the major lifestyle intervention that can damage the heart.

08/19/2013

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Metabolic Syndrome Indicates Risk

Metabolic syndrome signals someone is at greater risk for heart disease and other problems. Get checked.

08/16/2013

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Study: Aspirin Prevents Colorectal Cancer

A new report has found that women who take aspirin every other day have a reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer.

08/09/2013

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Scientists Recreate Blood Vessels

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have successfully made functional blood vessels from human stem cells in mouse models.

08/07/2013

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Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

A study out of Columbia University found those who followed the Mediterranean diet had a 68% reduction in developing Alzheimer’s.

07/18/2013

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A Reasonable Dose Of Worry

We worry about our health, despite the fact it is bad for our health. But worry is not always bad, if it motivates us to improve.

06/21/2013

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Health: How To Predict a Heart Attack

Heart disease can be a silent killer. Often you don’t know you’re at risk until it is too late. Now there’s a new non-invasive heart attack predictor.

05/10/2013

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Big Benefit Of A Little Chocolate

A study of almost 20,000 people found that those who ate just a little chocolate each day had lower blood pressure and a 39% lower risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

04/29/2013

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Doctors Say Fingers Can Help Detect Heart Disease

Doctors say there’s a non-invasion test that can predict your risk for a heart attack.

04/03/2013

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Study: Some Fruits Reduce Heart Attack Risk In Women

A study of 93,000 women found that those who ate three or more servings of blueberries or strawberries per week were 32% less likely to have a heart attack.

03/14/2013

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The Key To An Effective Exercise Program

The question is,‘what is better – running or walking?’

02/27/2013

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Aortic Stenosis

In aortic stenosis the main valve regulating blood flow between the heart and the rest of the body can become critically narrowed or calcified.

02/11/2013

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Drawing Attention To Women’s Heart Health, Tomorrow Is National Wear Red Day

Winter may look a little more colorful tomorrow but it’s for a serious cause.

01/31/2013

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