Tag: heart disease

Roundup: Plant-Based Diet, Coffee Reduce Heart Failure...

Two separate studies find that plant-based diets and coffee consumption are good for your heart.

November 17, 2017

Blood Pressure of 130/80 Now Considered High,...

A new and stricter standard for determining the serious condition of hypertension, or high blood pressure, has been announced by the...

November 14, 2017

‘Silent’ Heart Attacks: Recognizing Atypical Symptoms

An estimated half of heart attacks have symptoms that are mistaken for less serious health issues, increasing a person’s risk...

November 1, 2017

Can Skipping Breakfast Damage Your Heart? Possibly,...

You’ve probably heard this piece of nutritional wisdom many times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A...

October 12, 2017

Roundup: Heart Patients Who Stop Daily Aspirin...

It’s a well-known and broadly prescribed treatment for many patients who’ve had a heart attack or stroke: Take a low-dose...

September 29, 2017

Complex Artery Repair Gave Him His Life...

When a coronary artery, which supplies oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle, is completely or nearly completely blocked, it is...

September 19, 2017

Roundup: Those ‘Fat But Fit’ Have Higher...

Being “fat but fit” is likely just a myth, a new study has found, stressing that these adults carry an...

August 18, 2017

Coconut Oil is Popular But Unhealthy for...

A clear majority of Americans consider coconut oil as healthy and so do a little more than one-third of nutritionists....

June 20, 2017

Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups and...

By a significant margin, women are more attentive to their health, including the scheduling of regular or annual checkups and...

June 15, 2017

Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may...

May 12, 2017

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Here’s a healthy latke recipe for the whole family, just in time for Hanukkah. Latkes are traditional “potato pancake” dishes served during Hanukkah festivities. 

‘Dramatic’ Diabetes Diagnosis Inspires Healthier Living...

Christopher Braithwaite, 35, was a paramedic for seven years when he walked into the emergency room at Baptist Hospital of Miami as a patient himself,...

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When you were a little kid, your mother probably warned you about sugar “rotting your teeth,” but with a quick stroke of your toothbrush and...

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