Another Reason to Love Your Gut Bacteria: Healthy Arteries

Many studies have revealed a connection between good health and a well-balanced gut. Now, researchers at the University of Colorado…

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Study: Short Bursts of Stair Climbing Good for the Heart

Do you have ten minutes to do something good for your heart this month? Researchers at McMaster University in Canada…

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Quick Tip for American Heart Month: Be Mindful of What You Eat

Do you sometimes skip breakfast? Or grab a not-so-healthy lunch on the go? New advice from the American Heart Association…

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Studies Spotlight the Benefits of Staying Active

If one of your health goals is to be more active, here two recent studies that may help give you…

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Scientists Find More Evidence that Omega-3 Supports Heart Health

As with previous studies linking Omega-3 fatty acids with optimal health, a new analysis published in the journal Mayo Clinic…

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Why Is Strength Training So Important for Women?

Aerobic exercise may get the blood pumping, but it turns out strength training may be just as important when it…

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A Diet Rich in Omega-3 Promotes Healthy Blood Pressure

Love to eat healthy fats? Your heart may be thanking you. According to a new study, eating plenty of beneficial…

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Do Optimists Live Longer?

Scientists at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health believe they have proof the answer is yes—at least…

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Women: Yo-Yo Dieting May Endanger Your Heart

Previous studies have linked excess weight and obesity to changes in heart health, but new research examines whether or not…

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Just One Sugary Soft Drink a Day Boosts Prediabetes Risk

It may not seem like a lot, but drinking just one can of sugary soda each day may be putting…

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How Does Your Blood Pressure Affect Your Brain?

The American Heart Association wants us to think about blood pressure—but not for the reasons you may think. In a…

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Can Simple Stretching Exercises Support a Healthy Heart?

When it comes to heart health, even small changes in your daily routine can bring about positive changes and help…

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Study: Diet More Effective than Drugs for Heart Health

We know from previous studies that following a Mediterranean-style diet may help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and…

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AHA: Exercise is Not the Cure for Sitting all Day

According to an advisory from the American Heart Association, published in the journal Circulation, prolonged sitting is harmful to our…

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U.S. Kids Are Not Heart Healthy, Diet and Inactivity to Blame

The American Heart Association (AHA) issued a statement in the journal Circulation saying most kids in the United States are…

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