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I have pains left side of my chest - they come and go should go to the ER or what?
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HOW TO EAT FOR A HEALTHY HEART?.
1. Eat food less in fat, much less saturated and trans-fat. 2. More servings of fruits and vegetables considering...More
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HOW TO EAT FOR A HEALTHY HEART?.
1. Eat food less in fat, much less saturated and trans-fat. 2. More servings of fruits and vegetables...More
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One Thing at a Time
Most of us have an overcrowded schedule from time to time, and looking at all the things that need to be...More
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I have a qustion
Tonight I don,tknow if itsfromeating late tonight but when I was at the drive-in with my fiance first I...More
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Sress Can Cause Big Trouble
It is hard for many to keep stress down and I am first in line on the stress scale. When you have other...More
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Fake Fruit in Food
You want to do the right thing for your family, so you buy a cereal that contains "fruit." The picture...More
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Sea Salt is Just...Salt!
A recent survey conducted by the American Heart Association found that 61% of Americans think that sea...More
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palyoos
My doctor put me on Warfarin (generic for Coumadin) after I had a stroke two years ago. Warfarin is not...More
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More options for Omega-3's?
We hear all sorts of options for Omega 3's, oily fish, cod liver oil, krill oil, flax seed oil. For years I was...More
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Weight Taining Tips
Most people center their exercise program on aerobic exercise because of its cardiovascular benefit. But...More
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Switch Gears to Boost Metabolism
Sustained exercise at a relatively constant intensity is best for endurance. However, if weight loss is...More
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Take a Break
Frequent breaks to stretch and stand may lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes for desk workers, couch...More
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Smart Snacking
Traditional snack foods — chips, crackers and candy — can pose a problem. Many contain trans...More
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Add Soy to Your Diet
Americans tend to think of soy foods as, well, not too good - either a gelatinous goo or dry and...More
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Nix Grapefruit & Statin Drugs
Grapefruit & statin drugs can be a bad combination. Unlike other citrus fruits, grapefruit contains...More
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The Skinny on Meat
I've tried to eat vegetarian for the sake of my heart, but from time to time nothing satisfies as well...More
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Free Q&A: Heart Disease and Stress Management (2/1...
Hello! Lancaster General Health in Lancaster, PA is hosting a free online Q&A session on "Heart Disease...More
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Helpful Info for Teens with medical issues
Hi, My husband and I are parents of a 16 year old boy who refused to wear any medical id bracelets or tags...More
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What is SGPT, SGOT?
Hi, I just had the results of medical examinations that had write "SGPT: 53U/L; SGOT: 38U/L". What is it...More
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Want to Learn more about Cholesterol?
WebMD also has a Cholesterol Management Community if you want support or information about...More
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HOW TO PREVENT AND REVERSE HEART ATTACKS AND STROK...
PREISDENT Bill Clinton has followed both doctor's advise, as his bypass and stent later became blocked...More
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Vigorous exercise best for cardiovascular protecti...
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Trans fats reduce HDL function
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12489064 Not only does trans fat reduce HDL counts, it also...More
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Paraoxonase improves collateral blood flow
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18923238 More good news and good reason to have those pistachios...More
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EPCs Boosted by Cocoa and other dietary flavonols
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20620742 One more reason to keep some dark chocolate in the...More
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Chocolate prevents calcifcation of plaque
July 2010 study results http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20655129 "Chocolate consumption is...More
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Plaque regression with statin, exercise and lifest...
"An appropriate combination of statin therapy and lifestyle modification, in particular, physical...More
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