Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Heart Health

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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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Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say
Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help
Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer
Study finds inaccurate readings in small percentage of patients
Technique can trigger body's defense system to protect the heart, experts say
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