Heart Health


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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?

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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.

A woman reading nutrition labels in a grocery store.

New Nutrition Labels Focus on Heart Health

New labels on packaged foods will highlight added sugars and other nutrients that contribute to chronic health conditions like obesity and heart disease.

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3 Common Workout Mistakes

Calling all athletes—or anyone exercising deliberately for heart goals: Are you making these 3 common mistakes in your spring training?

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Coronary Artery Disease: 11 Ways to Cut Your Risk

The more risk factors you have for coronary artery disease, the greater your chance of developing it. Here are 11 ways to cut your risk and help your heart.

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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.

Omega-3 Fats Linked to Fewer Fatal Heart Attacks

Omega-3 Fats Linked to Fewer Fatal Heart Attacks

People with high levels of omega-3 fats in their bodies are less likely to have fatal heart attacks, according to a recent analysis.

Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart Disease Patients, Too

Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart Disease Patients, Too

Coronary artery disease patients who followed a Mediterranean-style diet were less likely to die prematurely or suffer a heart attack or stroke, research has found.