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cardiovascular disease

Make sense of highfalutin’ diets

Diets high in protein can help with rapid weight loss, but they aren't sustainable plans—and they might be dangerous.

Marriage is good medicine for the heart

People never married, divorced or widowed have a 42 percent higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and a 55 percent higher risk of death from stroke.

Impotent? Consider seeing a heart doctor

Erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign of cardiovascular troubles.

Want to keep weight off? Eat slower.

Eating quickly has been associated with a higher risk for obesity, cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome.

Confused about heart disease and menopause?

This physician shares how to determine when your symptoms require a full evaluation.

Tackling Alzheimer’s disease

It is never too late to lower your risk factors for dementia, but the time to start is now.

Smog may harm your bones, too

Health risks of air pollution include cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, impaired cognition and osteoporosis.

Ladies, let’s talk about your heart

Cardiovascular disease can sneak up on women, so here's what you need to know about how to combat it.

Even a little more activity could save millions of lives

Think of walking to work or cleaning as low-cost preventive medicine.

Wood stoves may spark heart trouble

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk.

Sugar companies shifted focus on heart harm

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking to make fat the enemy, not sweets.

Don’t throw out your statins

Cardiologist questions study claiming “bad” cholesterol doesn’t affect mortality in older adults.