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Cardiovascular

When It Comes To Matters Of The Heart, Mindfulness Can Help

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living

It pays to listen to your heart after all. A recent study from Brown University, which explored the potential connection between a person's sense o...

The New Girls' Night Out For Older Women

Rachel Adelson | Posted 12.10.2014 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Last night, the instructor of my women's weightlifting class -- let's call her Sarge -- had us use heavy weights to build the muscles in our backs and chests. Picture us, about 10 ordinary middle-aged women, grunting and groaning in an old school gym. This, my friends, is the new girls' night out.

Yes, A Happy Marriage Really Does Lead To A Healthy Heart

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.26.2014 | Fifty

An unhappy marriage may impact your heart in more ways than one. A new study out of the University of Pittsburgh finds that people in unhappy union...

What You Need to Know About Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Cynthia Thaik | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cynthia Thaik

It should go without saying that cardiovascular disease is a very serious issue; however, many people are simply unaware of what exactly heart disease is and how to recognize the signs.

200,000 Preventable Deaths in People Under 75 Every Year!

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Controlling blood pressure, managing cholesterol and reducing smoking can help millions of people live longer, healthier lives.

Positive Naturopathic Integrative Medicine Cardiovascular Risk Study Provokes Editorial in Top Medical Journal

John Weeks | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

"Can naturopaths deliver complementary preventive medicine?" Thus ran the headline in a recent editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Red Meat and Eggs on Trial Again, But Jury Is Still Out

Chris Kresser | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Kresser

For more than half a century we were told that red meat and eggs are bad for us because they raise our cholesterol, only to find that the evidence supporting this hypothesis is weak at best. Let's not make TMAO the new cholesterol.

Diablo 3 Gamer Dies After Playing For 40 Hours Straight

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2012 | Teen

A teenager died at an Internet cafe in Taiwan after reportedly playing the videogame "Diablo 3" for 40 hours straight. The 18-year-old, who has on...

When No Exercise Seems Possible

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

Orthopedic, cardiovascular or other limitations do not usually preclude exercise; it simply means you have to be more creative to figure out what you can do.

Gender Differences in Heart Disease: Nation's No. 1 Killer Kills Differently

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Some physicians now view coronary artery disease as a gender-specific condition that requires different testing and treatment plans, rather than the traditional uniform approach for both sexes.

Brazil Official: More Sex, Dancing For Better Health

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's health minister has a remedy for the nation's high-blood- pressure problem: More sex. Minister Jose Temporao says adu...

Athletes Risk Lifetime Of Suffering From Head Injuries

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

A well-known cause of dementia is dementia pugilistica, or what has commonly been called being "punch drunk." In some cases, the presentation is virtually indistinguishable from Alzheimer's dementia.

The Hidden Costs of War: Veterans and Dementia

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

In the majority of cases, the development of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia is the result of the acquisition of various risk factors throughout life. PTSD is one such factor.