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Reply: Raising HDL Levels May Not Lower Heart Attack Risk
One thing to remember is that HDL is a "scavenger" cholesterol. It picks up LDL from...More
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Taking Action
"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." --Johann...More
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Reply: Am I at risk for heart attack?
I'd very much recommend you see your doctor right away, get checked out, then make...More
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Exercise as Medicine
Just let me remind you of the sheer number of benefits that regular exercise can...More
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Lutein: A Power-Packed Antioxidant
Antioxidants such as beta-carotene gave been associated with improved cardiac...More
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Reply: Loneliness Can Be a Heart Attack Trigger
Some research shows that married men, even those in bad marriages, have better...More
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Loneliness Can Be a Heart Attack Trigger
There has been much recent research suggesting that people who are married seem to...More
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Liquid Calories Count
America's weight problem isn't just a product of too much food, high-calorie drinks...More
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Do Vitamins Work
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/11/more-evidence-against-vitamin-use/ What...More
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