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A Surprising Reason High Blood Pressure Often Remains Uncontrolled

Chronic high blood pressure affects one in three Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, only about half of these people have their blood pressure under control. One o…

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The Surprising Daily Habit That Can Harm Your Heart

When it comes to heart disease, a host of usual suspects bob up in mind: fatty food, stressful lifestyle, high blood pressure. But there are sneaky factors that can cause damage to your ticker, and am…

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Whiskey Is Healthy?

We all have that friend who consumes liberal amounts of red wine under the pretense, "Hey, it’s good for me." And yes, red wine has benefits, in moderation. One more time — IN MODERATION. But red w…

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Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan

Who says you need all the breading to make a great-tasting eggplant parmesan? Cut the eggplant in thick slices, which makes for a delicious casserole with an Italian flair. 8 slices eggplant, cut i…

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Keeping New Year’s Resolutions – 4 Heart Power Tips

A lot of people make resolutions about aspects of themselves they hope to change and improve for the upcoming year. The most common ones are:  spending more time with family and friends; getting more …

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The Fruit That’s Associated With a Better Sex Life

Apples have long been praised for their ability to "keep the doctor away." Studies have shown they can help fight cancer, protect our heart, and reduce our chance of stroke. But hey, apples for sex…

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How One Trait Can Make You a Fabulous Leader

I recently learned that the leadership-training curriculum at Google places a heavy emphasis on self-awareness building. The thinking, of course, is that managers can only become effective influenc…

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How To Keep Your Heart Open When You’re Angry

It’s easy to talk about opening your heart when everyone is getting along. When you’re with your best friend or closest family member your heart is likely to feel so open that honey just pours rig…

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Mysteries of the Energetic Heart

That first moment of recognition, when we know that fondness has turned to love, is an occasion for celebration! We have found someone who can make us laugh, bring us a joyful tear, sustain us th…

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Eat Your Saturated Fat

Here’s the gist: saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease OR make you fat. That's right. What's even more mind-blowing? -- The fat in your bacon might actually be making you healthier. Holy cow! …

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