Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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True or False: People who do not get enough sleep are more than twice as likely as others to die of heart disease.
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Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible
British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care
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Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find
Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find
Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase
Researchers found the earlier they were given, the less arteries hardened in adulthood
But admissions, deaths are down, U.S. study finds
Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most
An hour of sitting can impact arteries in the legs, but even a 5-minute stroll helps, research shows