Why Worry about Cholesterol in Your 30s? Here’s Why.

Fifty is a decade or two away. Why worry about managing your cholesterol now? Because, say scientists at the Duke…

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5 Simple Holiday Health Tips to the Rescue

So often the holiday season can leave us feeling drained—both physically and mentally—which is why it helps to remember that…

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Take the Stairs for Heart Health!

Because obesity and heart disease are so closely linked, the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends at least 30 minutes of…

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Study Shows Nuts are Good for Your Heart, Blood Sugar

Nuts are high in protein and make a delicious, satisfying snack—but did you know they can also help lower your…

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Obese Preschoolers at Risk for Health Problems Later

Researchers in Italy analyzed the health data of more than 5,700 healthy kids between the ages of 2 and 6…

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Young Americans and Heart Health: Are We Doing Enough?

Despite nationwide prevention initiatives like My Life Check® from the American Heart Association, research shows that while older adults have…

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6 Summer Fruits (and 1 Veggie!) that Benefit Your Heart

A healthy heart has a lot to do with a healthy diet, and summer is the perfect time to load…

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Here’s How Your Diet Affects Your Immune Health

Salt, sugar and unhealthy fats are the staples of the Standard American Diet—and they are taking a toll on our…

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Study Finds Hidden Fructose in Sugary Beverages

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Southern California analyzed the chemical makeup of more than 30 popular…

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Are Americans Getting Enough Omega-3?

Fish-derived Omega-3 fats have been linked to good digestion, heart health, joint health, eye health, immune health and more, but…

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10 Tips for Reducing Stress (You Owe it to Your Heart)

Everyday stress can take a toll on your heart—so much so that many experts consider stress as important a risk…

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