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4 Powerful Foods That Guard Your Heart

Warnings about foods that harm your heart abound: fried potatoes, greasy burgers, cream-rich pasta... But here's a look at four fabulous foods that do your heart a world of good. The great thing is, t…

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6 Little-Known Heart Health Boosters

When it comes to heart health, many people are already familiar with the old standbys like exercise, garlic, magnesium and flax.† But these arenít the only ways to prevent heart disease or to boost yo…

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Hold the Cheese, or Not: Is Cheese All That Bad For You?

There is an old-school bar in the theater district of Manhattan called Sardiís, a place not utterly unique in the midtown watering hole landscape, but well patronized nonetheless. A few weeks ago Sard…

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Taking Out the Bad Fat

This year, spring cleaning in my home includes cleaning out my family's diet of an item that's pretty much at the top of the naughty list: trans fats found in partially hydrogenated oils. These oil…

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Bad Marriage Affects Women’s Health

Of course a bad marriage can cause a headache--but how about high blood pressure, obesity and other signs of "metabolic syndrome"? A new University of Utah study published this week shows that women i…

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Cholesterol Control Without Drugs

Q: I don't want to take statin drugs for my cholesterol problem. What do you suggest? A: The statin medications really are a marvel of modern medicine; however, as a physician I personally weigh th…

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