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Using Food Labels to Cut Back on Salt
If you're at risk of high blood pressure, you've likely heard these words from your doctor: "Watch your salt intake!" But how many Americans are effectively using food labels to help them cut back on salty foods?
Heart Attack During Exercise: Not a Big Threat
Heart attacks can strike with no warning, even while exercising. However, middle-aged adults shouldn't be afraid to exercise, as the likelihood of sudden heart attacks may be low during vigorous activity.
The Worst Things You Can Do for Your Heart
Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States. Luckily, you can take many steps to take care of your heart.
How the Food on Your Plate Might Affect Your Heart
The healthy choices you make at breakfast, lunch and dinner don’t just make you feel better — they could be adding years to your life.
This Vitamin May Help Lower Stroke Risk
As stroke becomes an increasingly common health risk, researchers look for ways patients can lower their risk. And they might have found one.
This Vitamin May Not Lower Blood Pressure
Just because people with low vitamin D levels often have high blood pressure doesn't mean that more vitamin D will fix the problem.
Got Arthritis? Take Care of Your Teeth
If those aching joints are a result of rheumatoid arthritis, it may be a signal to take extra care of your teeth.
The Best Things You Can Do for Your Heart
There is no single way to keep your heart healthy. Many different factors can affect your heart health — from diet and exercise to sleep and stress.
Teens, Go Nuts! It Might Boost Your Health
They say teens will eat anything that isn't nailed down. If that includes nuts, it could improve teens' health.
More Plants on the Plate Might Improve Heart Health
You may not have to completely give up meat to reap some of the possible benefits of a vegetarian diet.