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11 Sneaky Habits That Can Raise Triglycerides

You exercise and try to eat right, but your doc is still telling you your triglycerides are too high? Maybe it’s those less-than-obvious habits (looking at you coffee drinks!) that are to blame.

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Undergoing Chemo? Get Moving to Protect Your Heart

Experts say you should try to squeeze exercise into your chemotherapy schedule. Here’s why, plus how to make the heart-healthy practice easy and fun.

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Hey, Chicken Lovers: It May Be Time to Cut Back

New research suggests that white meat may not be much healthier than beef after all.

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Your Heart Loves Optimism

Is your glass half-empty or half-full? You have the power to decide, so why not fill 'er up? Your heart will thank you.

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25 Cups of Coffee a Day Is (Kind of) OK

... For your arteries, that is. We dig into new research to see what it means for the rest of your body.

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One More Great Reason to Take a Vacation

Turn on that out-of-office email reply and get yourself away—your heart will thank you.

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This Triathlete is Living with Heart Failure

Doctors aren't exactly sure what caused his heart to weaken, but a lack of answers has done little to slow him down. Learn the lessons that can come from living with heart failure.

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How 2018's Top Food Trends Affect Your Health

Kale and kombucha were top food trends in 2017. Learn what’s up for 2018, and how the latest food fads can help if you have a chronic illness.

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Don't Take It Sitting Down: Sitting Harms Your Heart and Health

Sitting too much can cause poor blood circulation increase inflammation. Learn how an active lifestyle can prevent obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.

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Gifts From the Heart For the Heart

When mom has heart problems, you don’t want to give her a gift that could further harm her. These heart-healthy gifts will not only show you care, but they could even improve her heart health.