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Amy Norton

Health Writer

Amy Norton has been a medical journalist since 1999. She was a staff writer and editor for Physician's Weekly and Reuters Health, and has written on health and medicine for MSNBC, The Scientist, Prevention and HealthDay. When she's not writing, she is teaching yoga.

Latest by Amy Norton

Even Moderate Drinking Is Not Risk Free
Lifestyle

Even Moderate Drinking Is Not Risk Free

Drinking alcohol in limted amounts has been shown to have health benefits, but even moderate drinking isn’t without risks to heart health.

Stress Management May Aid Heart Attack Recovery
Treatment

Stress Management May Aid Heart Attack Recovery

Adding stress management to cardiac rehabilitation may bring extra benefits to people recovering from heart complications or surgery.

Risks of Sleep Apnea for Angioplasty Patients
Risk Factors

Risks of Sleep Apnea for Angioplasty Patients

Have you had an angioplasty? And do you have sleep apnea? Patients with well-controlled apnea fare better than those whose symptoms go untreated, a study shows.

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Lifestyle

Tai Chi and Qigong Can Help Your Heart

Growing evidence shows that traditional Chinese exercise, such as tai chi and qigong, may benefit heart disease patients, both physically and mentally.