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Heart Disease

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Top Heart Disease Articles

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  • Fitness Files: How do you mend a broken heart? Brush

    Master of deceit, my dentist entered the examining room holding a big Zorcaine hypodermic. "Ever hear of a 'china schooner?'" Dr. L. asked. Eyes averted from the needle, I searched my deficient historical database for something I should remember from...
  • New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate

    New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate
    Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer. The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Recipes using whole grains

    Test Kitchen bonus: Recipes using whole grains
    Whole grains are among the best sources of dietary fiber, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease. They also have some valuable antioxidants not found in fruits and vegetables as well as B vitamins, vitamin E, iron and magnesium. Here are a couple...
  • CDC worries about binge-drinking moms

    CDC worries about binge-drinking moms
    Moms, do your kids drive you to drink heavily?  If so, scientists and doctors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are worried about you. Binge drinking, which is defined as four or more alcohol drinks during a single occasion, isn't just...
  • Let's talk menopause

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Menopause is the point in time when a woman's menstrual periods stop. Some people call the years leading up to a woman's last period...
  • Too much sitting linked to heart attack and stroke

    Here's news you shouldn't take sitting down: The more time you spend sitting each day, the greater your risk of heart disease. A new study suggests that people who sit for 10 or more hours a day are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than...
  • Talk with your doctor about risks and benefits of daily aspirin

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Should I be taking a daily aspirin even if I've never had heart issues? I'm a 62-year-old woman with no health problems, and I exercise daily. My husband takes an aspirin every day and thinks I should do the same. ANSWER: For people who...
  • Omega-3s tied to lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis

    Omega-3s tied to lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who have diets high in omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish are less likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than those who skimp on fish, new research suggests. Researchers surveyed Swedish women about their diets and...
  • EatingWell: 10 unhealthy habits to quit now

    Some of the things you do--or don't do--every day might be sabotaging your efforts to be healthier. As you read the list of daily habits, don't be too hard on yourself and expect that you'll change all of these at once. The key to success is to slowly...
  • High blood sugar may cause noticeable symptoms of diabetes

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are the most common symptoms of diabetes? Is it true that changes in my eyesight could mean I'm developing diabetes? ANSWER: People who have diabetes have too much sugar in their blood. Although you can't know your level of blood...
  • Regular exercise has powerful effect on brain health

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 68 and understand that exercise is good for my health, but I recently read that exercise can also reduce the risk of developing dementia. Is that true, and if so, do researchers know why? ANSWER: Perhaps one of the most feared...