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heart disease

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

Break the cycle

Change your medical future by following this sage advice from a doctor who has seen it happen.

Stressful life, sleepless night

About a third of Americans are sleep-deprived as a result of political and economic anxieties.

Mysteries of the Achilles

Can the longest and strongest tendon in the body predict blocked heart arteries?

The sooner you quit smoking, the better

Study: Smokers who quit within the past five years cut their risk for cardiovascular disease by 38 percent.

Study: Women less likely to receive CPR

Woefully inaccurate notions about women may explain why some folks are prone to inaction when an ailing woman needs lifesaving chest compressions.

‘Know your farmer’

Labels on egg cartons may be misleading, but here's the skinny on how to find the healthiest, most humanely produced eggs.

The superfoods of fall

Autumn has arrived, bringing with it the bounty of the harvest season.

Sit-stand desks good for the mind. What about the body?

Office workers spend up to 85 percent of their workday in a chair—research suggests that all that sitting contributes to obesity, diabetes, heart disease and even a shorter lifespan.

Today’s go-go world too much for too many hearts

Our fast-paced, 'always-on' world causes increased psycho-social stress and, possibly, an increase in the likelihood of sudden cardiac arrest.

To help beat heart disease, stay upbeat

Optimistic people not only take better care of themselves, they are also less likely to suffer from the damaging effects of stress.

30 million Americans now have diabetes

People should consider testing, even if they think they don't have it.