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heart health

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

Eat your way to brain health

The MIND diet—a hybrid of two heart-healthy diets—may lower your risk of Alzheimer's disease by up to 53%.

Once-a-day polypill—smarter heart care?

Among at-risk populations, there's improved compliance rates with a combo medication aimed at heart and blood vessel health.

Scientists eye mechanisms in obesity, heart health

Study: Body fat around the arteries secretes a protein that becomes toxic to blood vessels.

Use it or lose it

A mere two weeks on the couch is enough to bungle the good health of a previously active person, researchers say.

Healthy for the long haul

As the retirement age continues to shift, Americans will need to maintain good health into their 70s and beyond.

The miracle of microalgae

As the world struggles to maintain traditional sources of omega-3, will the ocean's plant life emerge as a preferred source?

Fats and carbs—a balancing act

Your ideal diet won't necessarily entail fewer carbs and less fat. Researchers say moderation is key.

The power of a hearty nap

Study: Indulging in the occasional siesta might reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Want a fitter ticker? Drop the clicker

There's a direct link between a healthy heart and less TV time.

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

The body can adapt to a new exercise regimen at just about any age.

Ready for your cardiorespiratory test?

There's plenty of focus on blood pressure and cholesterol, but consider evaluating the efficiency of your cardiorespiratory system.

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