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Blood Pressure After Heart Problems: New Treatment Guidelines
Keeping blood pressure in check is important for avoiding a heart attack — especially if you've already survived one. New guidelines could help doctors and patients keep blood pressure on track after heart problems.
It's Something in the Air: Pollution and Health
You've got to breathe to live, but breathing polluted air could put you at risk of health problems.
Parents Smoking Might Be Heartbreaker for Kids
Many parents may try to step away from their children when they smoke, but children exposed to even small amounts of smoke may grow up to have heart problems.
How Having Life Purpose Might Help Your Brain
Finding your purpose in life may give you more than just a sense of fulfillment — it may also give you better brain health.
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.
Menopause Rx: The Heart of the Matter
The use of hormones during menopause was once thought to protect against heart disease, but that may not be the case.
For Your Heart’s Sake, Get out of Your Chair
Sitting may feel nice, especially after a long day. Too much of it, however, isn't doing your heart health any favors.
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.
This Menopause Therapy Didn't Affect Death Risk
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been a subject of controversy since past research linked it to health problems like cancer. New evidence, however, might clear up some concerns about this treatment.