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Those sun salutations and downward dogs could be as good for the heart as cycling or brisk walking, and easier to tolerate for older people and those with health challenges, according to a new review of existing research.
Based on 37 clinical trials,...
| Sep 9, 2009
If you would enjoy helping people who have suffered a trauma or who have a debilitating disease become more physically independent, a career as a physical therapist might be the right move for you.
What They Do
Physical therapists (PTs) evaluate and...
| Sep 27, 2010
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POM Wonderful isn't quite as wonderful as it claims, the Federal Trade Commission said Monday, after filing a complaint that challenges the company's statements that pomegranate can prevent and treat everything from heart disease to erectile dysfunction....
| Dec 5, 2014
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Qiana Sago knew she had a problem.
Three years ago, at age 30, she weighed 269 pounds. She was taking pills for high blood pressure. Her triglycerides were "the highest you can have," she said.
Working as an LAX custodian, she was surrounded by fast...
| Dec 3, 2014
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Heart disease is a leading killer of Americans, and there are many factors that put people at risk. But among the top problems is something hard to measure – stress – according to Dr. Michael Miller, professor of cardiovascular medicine,...
| Dec 2, 2014
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Certain types of cancer are more likely to strike certain types of people than others. For example, while men can be diagnosed with breast cancer, women are far more likely to develop the disease. But just because a person's risk of developing cancer is...
| Nov 27, 2014
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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 58 and asked my doctor for a prescription for erectile dysfunction. He recommended I also have tests done to evaluate my heart. How are ED and heart disease related?
ANSWER: In some cases, erectile dysfunction, or ED, may be an...
| Nov 19, 2014
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We hear a lot about the health benefits of brightly colored vegetables, such as scarlet red tomatoes and deep green leaves, but paler shades often are overlooked. Yellow vegetables also pack a powerful nutrition punch.
The eyes have it
When it comes...