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5 Common Ailments Related to Stress

When people say, “I’m stressed out,” they’re usually describing a mental feeling of pressure or agitation. But while stress may begin...

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Trans Fats and Your Health

It gives some supermarket staples their signature taste and texture, but if the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has its way, trans fat will be a thing of...

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5 Food Groups That Help Lower Cholesterol

You’ve read the headlines and heard the warnings: High cholesterol can be hazardous to your health. Although cholesterol is an essential building block...

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Cold and Flu

Flu Shots May Protect Your Heart, Too

Sure, the flu shot offers protection against the influenza virus, but did you know it might also protect your heart? A recent review of five randomized...

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The New Cholesterol Guidelines: The View from One Medical Group

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have issued a set of new guidelines for the use of cholesterol-lowering...

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How to Cut 31 Grams of Saturated Fat from Your Diet

You might already know that you should limit your saturated fat intake to no more than 10 percent of your total daily calories. Why? Because it raises your...

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Cancer

What the Latest Omega-3 Findings Mean for You

Over-the-counter fish oil supplements account for nearly $1 billion in sales in the US, with over $4 billion spent on products fortified with omega-3 fatty...

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Aging Well

For Men Only: The Hair Loss-Heart Disease Connection

An analysis of 6 previous studies including almost 37,000 men has reaffirmed our suspicion that male baldness is associated with an increased risk of heart...

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