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Heart Disease

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  • EatingWell: 12 superfoods to help you eat healthy for $1 or less

    Every few months, it seems, there's hype about the latest, hottest superfood. But lots of ordinary foods, many of which are stocked in nearly every grocery store in America, are "superfoods" brimming with various disease-fighting nutrients, usually...
  • Despite claims, synthetic growth hormone not effective as anti-aging treatment

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My sister goes to an anti-aging specialist who recommends she take HGH to slow aging. Does this work? Is it safe? ANSWER: Human growth hormone, or HGH, in a synthetic form can be safe and useful as a treatment for some medical...
  • Beat weight worries: Strike an energy balance

    If you take in less energy than your body requires, you lose weight; when you take in more than you need, you gain weight. When your energy is in perfect balance, you maintain your weight. It seems so easy, but two out of three adults are overweight or...
  • Missing teeth more about health than aesthetics

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Too many people think living with a lost tooth is no big deal. In fact, the long-term effects can make it a very big deal. Not replacing a missing tooth increases the risk of losing the adjacent tooth, and the gap left...
  • Prostate cancer not a death sentence

    Source: Harvard University School of Public Health http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Men diagnosed with prostate cancer are less likely to die from the disease than from largely preventable conditions such as heart disease, according to a new study from...
  • Am I taking too much ibuprofen?

    Q: I've been taking a couple of over-the-counter ibuprofen tablets two or three times per day to ease pain and inflammation in my knees. Could it be harmful to do this for an extended period of time, say a year? A: Ibuprofen is one of the nonsteroidal...
  • Beyond the antioxidant buzz: Plant foods boost our health in multiple ways

    Antioxidants are all the rage. Yet the health properties of plant foods, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes, go beyond mere antioxidant status. The buzzword today is "antioxidants." You can find the term plastered on food labels and...
  • Weight loss could be symptom of underlying health issue

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm an 81-year-old man, 6-feet-1-inch tall and weigh 137 pounds. Twenty years ago, my ideal weight was 160 pounds. The weight loss has occurred over the past eight years, and I'm concerned. I have an appetite, but just cannot maintain my...
  • Meet your vitamin B12 needs for health

    It's impossible to underestimate the importance of the hard-working vitamin, B12, which plays a major role in metabolism, the formation of red blood cells, maintenance of the central nervous system, and creation of DNA. In fact, vitamin B12 deficiency is...
  • EatingWell: 7 ways to eat more vegetables

    Research suggests that eating plenty of vegetables may help you lower your risk for heart disease and get more fiber, nutrients and antioxidants in your diet. If you're finding it difficult to get your daily servings of vegetables, try these tips to...
  • A dog could be your heart's best friend

    Harvard Health Blog My twice-daily walks with my border collie, Clair DeNoon, are the highlights of my day. A new report from the American Heart Association will put an extra spring in my steps on these walks. It turns out that having a canine...