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Heart Disease

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  • Why you should eat your Easter eggs

    Why you should eat your Easter eggs
    The strangest thing happens this time of year. Bags of little chocolate eggs suddenly appear in my grocery basket. And by the time I get home, at least one of the bags is mysteriously opened...with a few eggs missing. It's a mystery I don't understand....
  • Is your job killing you? How work influences longevity

    Is your job killing you? How work influences longevity
    In an attempt to live longer and protect against health problems, you may have given up trans fats, started to monitor your cholesterol, or learned to work the elliptical trainer at the gym. But there's increasing evidence that another factor may be...
  • Migraine headaches linked to the weather

    Migraine headaches linked to the weather
    A variety of headache triggers are relatively well-known: red wine, chocolate, soft cheese and the beginning of the menstrual cycle. But although weather, especially changes in air pressure, is frequently cited as a headache trigger, the connection has...
  • Vitamins aren't a cure-all

    They were some of the most promising medicines of the 1990s -- wonder pills that appeared to fight cancer, heart disease, stroke and other ailments. Laboratory tests and initial studies in people suggested that lowly vitamins could play a crucial role in...
  • Why Suzanne Somers loves bioidentical hormones

    Why Suzanne Somers loves bioidentical hormones
    I recently spoke with actress Suzanne Somers about her enthusiastic use of "bioidentical" hormones to combat menopausal hot flashes and the ravages of aging. Bioidentical hormones are products that are chemically identical to what's made in a woman's...
  • Multivitamins: Do his and hers make a difference?

    Multivitamins: Do his and hers make a difference?
    It's a good thing dietary guidelines aren't laws. If they were, just about all of us could be found guilty. Even if you load fruit onto your whole-grain cereal and pile greens on your sandwiches, chances are you're regularly falling short on one or more...
  • Of trust and science

    Of trust and science
    On a recent morning they knocked on Mary Ann Stoltzfus' door, the research nurse and her Amish helper, just as they have on so many doors over the years. They didn't call ahead - most Amish don't have telephones. They tracked down Stoltzfus the old-...
  • HIV and AIDS patients find exercise improves their health

    HIV and AIDS patients find exercise improves their health
    April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness Month. In the U.S. alone there are 19 million new cases of STDs each year, according to the American Social Health Association. Half of the new cases are among those between the ages of 15-24. Never an...
  • Have Your Fries and Reduce Your Sodium Too

    Have Your Fries and Reduce Your Sodium Too
    While most of us treat salt as a benign addition to our meals, here's a sobering thought: If Americans each cut 1 gram (or 1,000 milligrams) of salt from our daily diet, we'd see 250,000 fewer new cases of heart disease—and more than 200,000 fewer...
  • Red Wine is Good for the Heart, Now We Know Why

    Researchers at UCLA say they've discovered the reason why many people who drink red wine avoid heart disease.  They also believe they may have come up with a naturally-occurring substance that can partly-reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease. The...
  • Coping With Sexual Woes

    Thanks, Hollywood, for making sex look so easy. In real bedrooms, the rest of us must wrangle with some not-so-sexy issues: unsatisfactory erections, untimely ejaculation, pain, low libido, and more. Yet tending to a problem might save not only a...