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Can Yoga Help Treat High Blood Pressure?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects millions of people around the world, including over 30 percent of American adults. Often referred to as "the silent killer" for its tendency to wreak ha…

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Anaphylactic Reactions

Anaphylactic reactions are responsible for approximately 1,500 deaths in the U.S. each year, and 88 percent of those involve sudden cardiovascular collapse. Find out why the reaction is so deadly.…

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Obese Children Getting Heart Disease

Childhood obesity is turning into some perverse, reverse fountain of youth. It's no secret that the issue is tipping the scales, but new findings show problems not before anticipated; blood vessels of…

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Lower Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Q: There's a history of cardiovascular disease in my family. Apart from eating healthy and watching my cholesterol, what can I do to lower my risk? A: When it comes to preventing heart disease and …

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7 New Heart Health Tests

To determine your heart health, you have to look at more than just cholesterol. A host of new tests measure inflammation and blood fats (lips) to provide more specific information about your cardiovas…

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