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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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Understanding Angiogenesis

One of the most complicated words in medicine describes a process that has dramatic impact on our body. It’s called angiogenesis.

01/11/2013

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A Timely Health Plan For Women

According to a report from Wake Forest, the time for a woman to start protecting her heart and guarding against bone loss is during perimenopause or, preferably, even earlier.

12/24/2012

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African Americans At Higher Risk Of Stroke

A new study has looked at different ethnic groups and the link between high blood pressure and stroke. There is a very disturbing finding.

12/20/2012

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Study: Female Smokers Risk Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A recent study of female smokers found that even light to moderate smokers may be more likely to suffer sudden cardiac death.

12/19/2012

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Grape Juice Is Good For Your Heart

in a study from France, they have shown that some grape juice seems to have the same protective effect against heart disease as red wine.

12/11/2012

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Another Reason To Quit Smoking

According to a Japanese study of 68,000 men and women, those who quit before age 35 had the same risks of future problems as those who never smoked.

10/31/2012

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Overuse Injuries

At first glance, endurance athletes are to be commended because they are trying to stay fit, but there is a down side.

10/26/2012

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Unhealthy Stress

We have growing evidence that stress can increase the risk of heart disease and it also takes a toll on the immune system.

10/25/2012

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EXCLUSIVE: Rosie O’Donnell Speaks About Heart Attack And Wife’s Recent Diagnosis

Rosie and her wife, Michelle Rounds, were in Philadelphia during the weekend of October 20th, using their celebrity and money to raise awareness not for heart disease, but for a rare, desmoid tumor that Michelle battled in May and June.

10/22/2012

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Questioning The Use Of Beta Blockers

Beta blockers are a class of medications that have been used in the treatment of heart disease for decades and for good reason. They are effective. But a new study suggests they may be outdated.

10/08/2012

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Another Benefit Of The Mediterranean Diet

A new study from Columbia University finds people who follow the Mediterranean diet have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

10/05/2012

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