Saturday, October 25, 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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Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids
Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'
Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex
Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle
Having health insurance also associated with better readings
To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products
Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest
People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home
Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds
Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator
Obese blacks were no more or less likely to die early than were obese whites, research shows
Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic syndrome, but may reverse it
May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests
Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes
Designed to clear clogged arteries in thigh and knee
Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says