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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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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
But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence
Study found they have higher blood pressure, higher levels of 'bad' cholesterol than normal-weight kids
Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests
Brain-computer interface allows paralyzed man to express words, researcher says
Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say
Canadian study suggests patients may need to be more closely monitored over the long term