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Table Salt vs. Sea Salt?

Salt has gotten a bad rap over the last decade. But more and more research is showing the importance of sodium in our diet.  It is involved with the regulation of blood pressure and bodily fluids, tra…

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Drinking More Water Could Save You From a Heart Attack

There is a blackboard wall in my house, where I jot down my daily health goals. "Drink 8 glasses of water today" is frequently listed there, because I know I don’t drink enough of it. After reading th…

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What’s Your Heart Health IQ? (Quiz!)

  Think you know your stuff when it comes to cardiovascular health? Test your heart health knowledge with this quiz, and share your scores in the comments! True or False: The symptoms of a …

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Surprising Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women

The New England Journal of Medicine just published a new study on the effects of radiation therapy on women who are being treated for breast cancer and the news is disturbing. Women who receive radiot…

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6 Strategies to Avoid a Wintertime Heart Attack

Whatever their cause, heart symptoms should never be taken lightly—especially during the winter months. According to Cynthia Thaik, M.D., a cardiologist and member of the American College of Cardiolo…

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What is a Heart Attack?

You know you're in pain, but are you just feeling the aftershocks of that spaghetti dinner...or is it a heart attack?…

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The Greatest Factor for Great Health

There is a substance in your blood that most people have never heard of, yet can increase the risk for over fifty diseases.  It’s called homocysteine and getting your levels of this substance under co…

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What Can Blood Tell You About Your Health? (Infographic)

While you may think of a blood test as nothing more than an annoying annual formality, there's a lot more that you can learn from your blood, as long as you know the right questions to ask it. This…

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Red Wine & Heart Attack Prevention

If only preventing a heart attack were as easy as sipping on a nice pinot noir. Well, it may be, according to this much-enjoyed research. Watch this to find out how.…

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The Health Benefits Of Finding Your Tribe

Most of us have been blessed to get at least glimpses into what it feels like to be part of a tribe. Maybe you felt that sense of belonging on your wedding day, when family and friends gathered from a…

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