Heart Health

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Living With Atrial Fibrillation

It sounds frightening but many people with atrial fibrillation live long, active lives. Still, it shouldn’t be ignored.

04/15/2015

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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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Study: Even A Half Hour Of Exercise, 4 Times A Week Improves Heart Health

Those with better cardio-respiratory performance had a 50% reduction in risk of dying over those who had poor cardiac performance.

03/17/2015

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Mouth Bacteria Indicator Of Heart Disease

Could the bacteria in your mouth be associated with heart risk?

03/05/2015

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Music May Have Medicinal Benefit

A new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.

01/14/2015

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Study: Bad Marriage, Broken Heart

Older couples in bad marriages have a higher risk for heart disease than those in good marriages, according to a first-of-its-kind study funded by the National Institute of Aging.

11/19/2014

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Poor People Who Make Inexpensive Food Choices Pay A Price

We all know that many Americans go hungry every day and hunger can lead people to buy more inexpensive foods they know are not good for their health.

08/26/2014

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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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A Little Running Can Make A Big Difference

Most of us were told that you had to run long distances to get that health edge. Not true.

08/05/2014

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Emotions Influence Health

Depression, stress, anxiety, and other emotional states really do affect your cardiovascular health.

07/25/2014

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Mixed Emotions On Testing Teen Hearts

A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.

07/02/2014

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Toxic Relationships Bad For Your Health

It’s not too surprising you should have a correlation between bad relationships and heart problems.

06/12/2014

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More Benefits Of More Walking

Daily long-distance walking results in twice as much weight loss as standard cardiac rehabilitation exercises that involve walking short distances at a brisk pace.

06/09/2014

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Tips For Lowering Lipids

If you want to lower your lipids through the diet the number one thing you can do is reduce your intake of saturated fats or trans fats.

05/28/2014

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Monitor Your Heart Health

The rhythm of the heart or the rate the heart beats can be altered by disease, medication and other issues. Don’t ignore irregularities.

05/26/2014

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