heart disease

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    12 Health screenings women need

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    Being a woman today often means keeping track of schedules and deadlines. With so much to do, and so little time to do it, we often...
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    Health effects of radiation: What you should know

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    Following the devastating earthquake in Japan last month, which caused explosions at the Fukushima nuclear plant, we’ve been hearing...
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    7 Best ways to bust stress

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    Fast, ambitious lives can cause anxiety that becomes as much a part of our daily rhythms as our work and lattes. Whenever we are...
  4. Exercise & Fitness

    The best exercises for disease prevention

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    Not feeling inspired lately to hit the gym to work on your six-pack? Let disease prevention be your primary motivation. According to...
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    Best disease-prevention tips for women

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    When you hear the word “diet,” your mind likely goes right to “weight loss,” then maybe you start to think about your skinny jeans,...
  6. Heart Health

    3 Heart disease myths busted

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    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US, striking more than 1 in 4 Americans each year. Though...
  7. Heart Health

    5 Best exercises to improve heart health

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    You don’t need to be a hardcore athlete to boost your heart health. Moderate exercise can significantly reduce your risk of heart...
  8. Heart Health

    Heart health: Eat Mediterranean to reverse heart disease

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    After losing her father to his second heart attack and fearing that her husband would suffer the same fate after his first, Dr....
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    Promote heart health with Wear Red Day 2011

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    Why is everyone wearing red today? It's for heart awareness! Read on to learn about this important cause and what other ways you can...
  10. Stress

    6 Stress-busting foods to stock up on

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    Studies have shown that food and stress are linked. While some foods may cause angst, there are other foods that reduce stress,...
  11. Heart Health

    Runner alert: Running can damage your heart

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    When you hear the word "running," the next words that pop into your mind probably aren't "heart damage." On the contrary, we tend to...
  12. Heart Health

    Beware: When exercise can damage your heart

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    Exercise is something you do to keep your heart healthy -- but can it have the opposite effect? Possibly. Although there is no...
  13. Heart Health

    10 Everyday habits that help your heart

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    Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer in North America, so it's never too early to start paying attention to your health and...
  14. Heart Health

    10 Surprising things that are good for your heart

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    Exercise and a balanced diet are well-known factors that improve heart health, but there are many other lifestyle factors that can...
  15. SheKnows TV: Corner Kitchen

    5 Foods powerful women eat

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    You know those women—the fit, confident, happy, high-achievers who are enviable super moms, successful business women, stellar...
  16. Dieting & Nutrition

    5 Foods that are bad for your health

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    We're all familiar with the tale of Jack Sprat who ate no fat, and we all know his wife who ate no lean. What I bet you didn’t know...
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    Polycystic ovary syndrome: PCOS, infertility and insulin resistance

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    Some women have a whole raft of symptoms – excess facial hair, acne, hair loss, easily accumulated “belly fat” and messed-up periods...
  18. Healthy Recipes & Nutrition

    Foods that reverse aging

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    Taking a miracle pill and slathering on promising skin cream actually take more effort – and cost far more – than simply fighting...
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    Abdominal aortic aneurysms: Women at risk

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    Never heard of an abdominal aortic aneurysm? Then listen up! The often fatal condition is on the rise across North America (largely...
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    Signs of high blood pressure and treatment options

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    High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, is often called a “silent killer” because it has no initial symptoms. But...