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Could Drinking Coffee Save Your Life?

What factors do you think of when you consider things that could save your life? Do you think of a healthy diet, exercise, fresh air, or maybe loving relationships or friendships? While all of these t…

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5 Reasons Your Heart Will Thank You if You Eat Sauerkraut

Most people know that garlic, beans, and whole grains offer many heart health benefits. But there’s a surprising food that ranks right up there with those heart-healthy foods: sauerkraut. There are fi…

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8 Myths About Heart Disease in Women, Debunked

Myths about heart disease abound, especially those related to women. But such misconceptions only increase the risk of what is already the number one killer for both men and women. Here’s a scary s…

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How Anger Harms Your Heart

Have you ever gotten so enraged at work that you actually gritted your teeth in frustration? Did your last disagreement with your partner cause you to ball your fists in fury and leave the room? As…

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Would You Take a Pill to Extend Your Life Expectancy?

What would you do to lengthen your life? Eat only fruits and vegetables? Adopt a daily workout routine? Take prescription drugs every day? Nearly one-third of adults would not be willing to take a …

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What Does Your Twitter Account Say About Your Health?

Your tweets might just be a better predictor of your heart health than most traditional indicators, according to a new study. Related: Do you need fish oil for a healthy heart? The University of Pen…

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Careful What You Skip, Especially if it’s Breakfast

There is a certain member of my extended family that just never eats breakfast. She wakes early, goes about her day and then (presumably) eats something around 11AM. There is no real rationale to such…

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10 Delicious High Fiber Foods

Fiber is an essential nutrient that the majority of people, more than 90%, are deficient in. Fiber is not actually digested, yet it serves a vital role in healthy digestion. It works as a cleanser of …

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Study: Eating Instant Ramen Noodles Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Ramen noodles are a convenient way to sneak in a quick meal, but they could be harming our health. Read about the study and try these healthier alternatives. A study published in August's issue of…

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Signs You Might be Deficient in Chromium

Chromium, a mineral that is critical to great health, is often overlooked by even the most health conscious people. Yet many people suffer from deficiencies in this essential mineral causing them to e…

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