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heart health

Chocolate: Friend or foe?

Enjoy this lovely treat in moderation, and your brain and heart might thank you for it.

The fitter ticker

Modest increases in physical fitness can improve overall health, ultimately paying off with a healthier heart.

Stuck on cubicle mode? Walk it off

A sedentary lifestyle—including long stretches of sitting at work—is one of the surest routes to health trouble.

5 heart-warming tips for cold weather

A preventive cardiologist shares good winter advice for people with a heart condition—and everyone else.

More green space = a healthier heart

Neighborhoods with more vegetation tend to have lower levels of stress.

Use energy drinks when cramming for exams?

Your heart may pay the price.

Lamenting the noisy neighbor

Chronic noise exposure can lead to threefold risk of heart attack, stroke or some other major cardiovascular event.

‘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.

Is coffee good for you?

Research shows that the health benefits of coffee—even decaf—seem to outweigh the risks.

Die-hard sports fans put hearts at risk

Study: Sporting events may lead to a spike in adrenaline for certain spectators and, in some cases, heart attacks.

Go vegetarian the easy way

A savvy dietitian offers 6 tips for revamping your victuals.

For protein and your heart, pick quality

Reduce your risks by eating fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, skinless poultry, fish, nuts and beans.

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