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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.

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Can You Manage High Blood Pressure With Your Smartphone?

At least 200 smartphone apps are now available to help people monitor and control hypertension. But do they really work?

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The Best (and Worst) Fats for Your Heart

If you're confused about the best dietary fats for heart health, here's what you should know about which ones to eat, and which you should avoid.

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Preventing Travel-Related Blood Clots

Reduce your chance of developing a blood clot by making sure your legs aren’t immobile for too long.

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Can Cycling Prevent Heart Disease?

Biking—for pleasure or to get around town—is good for your heart, according to new research.