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By David L Katz M.D. & Debra L. Gordon Draw a line down the center of a piece of paper and write them on one side; on the other side make a list of all the things you dislike, such as how it can interfere with...

By Medline Plus About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure or hypertension, but many don't realize it. High blood pressure usually has no warning signs, yet it can lead to life-threatening conditions like heart attack or stroke. The good news is that you can often...

By Honor Whiteman It is not only babies who benefit from breastfeeding; a new study finds that the practice may lower a mother's risk of heart disease and stroke. What is more, researchers found that a mother's risk of heart disease and stroke further decreased with each additional 6 months of breastfeeding. Study...

By American Heart Association Many people have questions for their healthcare professionals about tests, medications, risk factors and lifestyle changes to help control blood pressure. You can print this page or download a printable PDF. Add your own questions and take it to your next appointment. What do...

By Kimberly Novosel We all know the feeling. Monday morning comes and you’re actually looking forward to the week. But then the girl who bugs you at the office says something snarky, your boss asks for a past-deadline project that slipped your mind, and the package...

By Health.com You may know that poor diet or smoking is linked to heart disease, but you may not know that things like not flossing your teeth can affect your heart health. Watch the video learn about more surprising things that hurt your heart. Your heart is...



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