Friday, March 27, 2015

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You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight
Think heart health is just for adults? Think again. A recent study says 1 in 3 children ages 9-11 have borderline or high cholesterol levels. Practice...
When it comes to lowering heart disease, a recent study suggests raw veggies may be the way to go. Try noshing on carrots, broccoli, or peppers to keep...
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...
DNA's role in lifespan rises dramatically in extreme old age, study finds
What is your first reaction to the multitude of ads seen every day on television for new medications? It could be curiosity. Will this new medication...
Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease
When you interact with truly great, healthy trainers, they seem to always exude energy. We assume they somehow live in a different world that doesn't have the same time constraints or they have some superhuman willpower, but that is simply our self-justification.
It is one of Philadelphia's largest outbreaks, but officials are allowed to say little.
In one of the largest outbreaks of suspected foodborne illness in Philadelphia, nearly 100 lawyers and law students were sickened last month after attending a banquet celebrating the Lunar New Year in Chinatown.
In one of the largest outbreaks of suspected foodborne illness in Philadelphia, nearly 100 lawyers and law students were sickened last month after attending a banquet celebrating the Lunar New Year in Chinatown.
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Goal Getter
To get you started for your next trip, Lindsey Kane shares her top travel-friendly foods that will take the health-sacrificing gamble out of traveling and guarantee that you're well-fueled!
Think outside the box with these lean and flavorful meatballs. They're great with pasta sauce and whole wheat noodles, but you can also serve them with cooked vegetables, halved in a salad or in a wrap or pita.