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Vegetarians Have Lower Blood Pressure

Are you suffering from hypertension? If so, implementing a vegetarian diet may help you reduce your blood pressure. A study was published in the...
living with breast cancer

Protect Yourself from Daily Stress that Raises Your Disease Risk

You eat right. You exercise. You do your very best to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Yet, your daily life leaves you bombarded with emails,...

The Root of Deadly Disease

In the quest to rid the world of its deadliest diseases, researchers conduct complex, long-term studies of the effects of food, supplements and the...

Are you pouring on too much salt?

Salt is America’s favorite condiment. The average American consumes 3,300 milligrams of salt daily – two times more than the recommended daily intake, according...
heart disease

PTSD prevalent among heart attack patients, study finds

One in eight people who suffer a heart attack or other life-threatening cardiac event go on to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to...

The Big Ticker: Heart Disease

Once the blood receives oxygen from the lungs, the heart sends the blood from the aorta through the arteries and into the capillaries, which...

The Big Ticker: Heart Disease

Clench your fist—that’s about the size of your heart. Located in the center of your chest, the heart beats about one hundred thousand times...

Strokes increasing among young people

  A new study has found that strokes may be becoming more common among younger people.  Experts speculate the increase may be due to a...