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What to ask your doctor about heart disease

During your next visit to the doctor, consider asking these questions to see if you could be at risk for heart disease.

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Eat your way to a healthy heart

A healthy diet can help alleviate three major risk factors for heart disease. Find out what such a diet entails.

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Workouts for parents, child to do together

Trying to find time to work out and spend time with your kids can be difficult. One way to keep you and your child healthy while spending quality time…

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5 hidden health risks for women

Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of…



Various exercises can strengthen heart

Going to the gym can make your muscles bigger and stronger. But improving your heart may be the most important workout.



Ways to lower your stress level

From time to time we all get stressed out. Try using some of these ideas to help lower your stress level.

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Tips to lower your cholesterol

Having a high cholesterol can put you at greater risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. If your cholesterol is high, consider using these suggestions to…

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Is sex safe after heart attack?

Experts say that people can have sex after their heart attacks. In fact, the more you exercise -- including having sex -- the better your odds.



How do foods get heart-check mark?

If you want to find foods that can help keep your heart healthy, a special insignia from the American Heart Association could help guide you at the grocery…

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Could you have an arrhythmia?

A little skip in your heart beat once in a while is normal. Find out if yours is something more.


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5 foods your heart will thank you for eating

It's no fun to cut out salty snacks and red meat, but tasty alternatives can help you stay proactive about heart health without eating boiled chicken and rice…

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Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan

Find out how following a Mediterranean diet can benefit your health.



What are unhealthiest fast-food items?

It's no secret that fast-food items aren't always the healthiest option. But what items are the worst? Find out which fast-food items contain the most calories.

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Take care of your heart when shoveling

When shoveling, use these tips to protect your heart and your health.

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