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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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Exercise helps brain function in heartdisease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20646102 "Cardiopulmonary fitness may be a protective factor for...More
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If your friends or relatives smoke around you, ver...
We know smoking is bad, and 2nd hand smoke, too. ...More
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CAD Management
I don't think it has changed yet in 12 years. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9684847 ...More
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Pomegranate, beets, Hallawi dates, and quercetin f...
http://www.theheart.org/article/253003.do ...More
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Pistachio improve paraoxonase activity
In a study with rats, "... consumption of pistachio as 20% of daily caloric intake leads to...More
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Benefit of Olive Oil and Olive Oil with Green Tea ...
"Antiatherogenicity of extra virgin olive oil and its enrichment with green tea polyphenols" ...More
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Ginkgo Biloba for arterial health
"Ginkgo biloba extract attenuates oxLDL-induced oxidative functional damages in endothelial cells." ...More
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Copying and Pasting
Posts look neater, and have less funny characters or symbols if you post them into Notepad or a...More
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7 pains you shouldn't ignore..remember these
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