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Exercise is Just as Important as Thyroid Medication

New study shows that ample physical activity significantly reduces the risk of heart problems related to thyroid.

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Improve Brain Health Through a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Did you know that heart-healthy habits can also protect your brain?

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Unspoken Rules of Heart-Healthy Eating

Do you know the golden rules of heart-healthy eating? Two ways to protect your heart at every meal.

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7 Tips For Going Vegan

If you're considering a vegan diet, read these seven helpful tips on how to go vegan, from the author of The Struggling Vegan.

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How to Travel with Heart Disease

Learn about what you can do to plan ahead when traveling with Heart Disease.

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Advances in Heart Medicines: When Diet and Exercise Aren't Enough

Learn about medicines that can help prevent heart attack or stroke when blood pressure or cholesterol remain high despite your best efforts.

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Can Diet Drinks Lead to Stroke and Dementia?

Drinking diet soda daily was linked to increased risk of stroke and dementia in this recent study, but how accurate are the results?

Adjusting to Life with an ICD

People with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators are at risk for depression and anxiety, which can affect their outcome and quality of life.

3 Tips for Safer Running After 50

3 Tips for Safer Running After 50

Running can be tough on your joints, especially at age 50 and up. Up to half of all runners report an injury annually. Take these steps to stay safe.

Full fat dairy products are OK to eat on the DASH diet.

Tweaking the DASH Diet Is OK

Substituting full-fat dairy products for lowfat or nonfat versions on the DASH diet does not reverse the health benefits of the diet, according to this study.