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Why Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Give Up
Even if you happened to wait until after a heart failure diagnosis to think about a healthy diet and exercise plan, it may not be too late.
Life's Simple 7: More Than Heart Health
The American Heart Association (AHA) has identified seven simple steps people can take to reduce their risk of heart disease. But new evidence suggests that the AHA's "Life's Simple 7" may wind up benefiting much more than patients' hearts. {C}
The Dangers of Energy Drinks
How many energy drinks can young adults safely drink per day? The answer may surprise you.
The Role of Sugary Drinks in Diabetes Risk
Sugary drinks have recently been linked to type 2 diabetes risk, but new evidence suggests a more complicated picture.
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of heartbeat rhythm problem.
Vitamin D and Your Brain
Vitamin D is essential for building strong bones. But new evidence suggests that it may also play an important role in protecting against cognitive decline.
How Diet Could Affect Breast Cancer Risk
The Mediterranean diet has long been promoted as a heart-healthy way of eating. But, for women, there may now be another good reason to adopt this diet.
Global Health Affected by Unhealthy Habits
Many of the deaths that occur around the world today may be preventable.
Have Diabetes, Will Exercise
Exercise may be at the heart of good diabetes control. Literally.
Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.