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Trans Fats & Depression
Depression is a serious cardiac risk factor. It can keep people from eating healthy...More
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A Thought About Mother's Day
As we approach Mother's Day, be sure to honor your mom by reminding her to take good...More
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Sugar and Hypertension
High blood pressure has long been linked to excessive sodium, too little potassium,...More
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Too Good to be True Diets
There are no magic foods or quick-fix solutions for eating healthy, reducing...More
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Pets Can Reduce Cardiac Risk
This is not as offbeat as it may sound. Emerging scientific evidence suggests that...More
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Reply: Can Anger Hurt Your Heart?
Dr. Beckerman, you have done a great job of summarizing the latest science on Type A...More
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Reply: Blood Pressure Spikes
I agree that seeing your doctor for an evaluation is a smart thing to do. I'd also...More
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Portion Distortion
What we eat can have a great deal to do with our weight and cardiovascular health,...More
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Reply: Tooth rotted
My last contribution about CRP speaks to the fact that coronary inflammation can...More
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Monitor Your CRP
When went through bypass surgery in 1977, it was all about cholesterol and the size...More
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