Friday, February 27, 2015

Heart Health Tips

Heart Health Tips

The latest healthy living tips and answers to readers' most embarrassing questions.

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Could your legs be providing clues about your heart health? Leg pain can be a symptom of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a condition that occurs when...
An estimated 2.7 million Americans are currently living with atrial fibrillation (AFib), a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to heart risks...
Did you know that HIV can put you at a higher risk for heart disease? Those living with HIV often share issues that affect heart health, including higher...
Thanks to the AngioScreen, time is no longer an excuse to ignore your heart health. The six-minute simple, non-diagnostic vascular screening can provide...
Coronary calcium in your heart arteries can provide important clues about your heart disease risk, even among those without traditional risk factors...
Between 70 and 89 percent of sudden cardiac deaths occur in men. Familiarize yourself with symptoms like chest pain or discomfort, shortness of breath...
Snoring isn’t just bothersome, it can be a health risk, too. One in five adults has some form of sleep apnea, which can cause breathing to stop...
Enjoying a (healthy) lunch with friends and family can be good for your heart. Research has shown that those with a lack of social support are more likely...
Depending on your health history, your doctor may recommend an early screening for diabetes. However, if your weight is normal and you don’t have...
Patients with heart failure are especially prone to infections like the flu and pneumonia. To protect yourself, talk to your doctor about what vaccinations...
If you’re primarily pumping iron at the gym, find a way to work in some cardiovascular exercise, too, like walking, running, swimming, or biking...
Heart health is important, even when you’re sleeping. Studies have shown that not getting enough sleep or poor sleep quality on a regular basis...
Women’s heart attack symptoms aren’t necessarily the same as men’s. While men’s heart attack symptoms tend to be more traditional...
First in a series of posts on the state of mental health care in the U.S. Should we bring back the "asylum"?
Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say
New balance devices that improve stability have made shifting the new lifting of resistance training, fitness experts say, adding the challenge of instability to back-to-basic workouts.
World Rare Disease Day was started in Europe by EURORDIS in 2008 and is always celebrated on the last day of February each year. Global Genes, Natural Organization for Rare Disorders (NORDIS) and other organizations and foundations participate in different events on this day and through the month of March.
Organic farming techniques don't increase milk's nutritional value
Two bottles of whole milk sit side-by-side in a supermarket refrigerator. One costs $3.46 per gallon while the other costs $7.08 per gallon. What's the difference?
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Sex trafficking is a local and real problem with over 100,000 U.S. children exploited each year. The average age that a child is first exploited through sex trafficking is 13 years old.