Easy Habits for Preventing Heart Attacks



You’ve probably heard that taking a baby aspirin daily can help prevent heart attacks. The bulk of Bayer’s commercials are centered on the idea, and what better way to up sales than prescribing … [Read more...]


Heart Attack Prevention for Women



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/owWCMpSFS4g?version=3&f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Dr. Bob gives tips for … [Read more...]


Heart Disease: Worse For Women Than Men?



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/vCkDjDjbQxk?version=3&f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Do men really have it … [Read more...]


Heart Disease: Worse For Women Than Men?



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/vCkDjDjbQxk?version=3&f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Do men really have it … [Read more...]


Heart Disease: Worse For Women Than Men?



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/vCkDjDjbQxk?version=3&f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Do men really have it … [Read more...]


Factoring In Gender: Women’s Health Research at Yale



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/rsds9tD1viM?version=3&f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Scientists and community … [Read more...]


Dr. Jud Fisher of Healthcare Partners of Nevada Discusses Men’s Health



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/4ARAwVb_WMQ?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Dr. Jud Fisher, a renown family … [Read more...]


Health Problems In Men



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/V0-s1Y2oxsM?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Board certified internal medicine … [Read more...]


Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine Physician Gives Tips on Heart Health



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/O1iGT9i-ra8?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Dr. Mimi Guarneri, medical … [Read more...]


The heart, the thyroid and medications



When it feels like your heart is jumping erratically inside your chest, you ask yourself “What’s wrong with me?” If you are a health-conscious person like me, you will ask “Where did I do wrong?” Was … [Read more...]


Heart valve replacement: conventional vs. emergent



Heart valve disease leads to about 20,000 deaths in the US a year. To save these patient’s lives, the valves are repaired or replaced. The conventional heart valve replacement has been performed … [Read more...]


Childhood abuse damages the heart



Heart disease may have its origins quite early in life and may not have anything to do with lifestyle factors but rather with adverse childhood experiences. Researchers at the University of Toronto … [Read more...]


Can people with heart disease fly?



It is holiday or vacation time in many parts of the world and many people are travelling by car, boat, train or plane, with the mode of transport mainly determined by distance. Summer school break is … [Read more...]


Who needs cardiogenetic testing?



Every year, millions of people die suddenly of unknown causes. In many cases, no autopsy is performed to determine the cause of death. In cases where autopsy was performed, the sudden unexplained … [Read more...]


Cola: drinking to your bad health



It is the staple drink of people of all ages nowadays - soda or cola drinks in different containers, forms and flavors. An alarming trend is the increasing consumption of sweetened drinks among … [Read more...]


Watch your salt intake!



Do you know how much salt you should take each day? The amount of daily recommended level of sodium is not more than 1,500 mg (equivalent to about 5 to 6 g of table salt). And it seems that most … [Read more...]


Wear Red This Coming Friday



Mark it in your calendar. And check your closet for something red to wear. This coming Friday, Feb. 6, 2009 is National Wear Red Day. This is the day when Americans will show their support for women's … [Read more...]


Heart disease among Indian Asians: it’s in their genes



Several previous posts have tackled about the increased incidence of CVD in people of Indian Asian origin. Heart disease is globally, the number one cause of mortality. However, the incidence of CVD … [Read more...]


Battling Heart and Stroke Is Now Listed in Alltop



ALLTOP is an “online magazine rack” of popular topics ... that update stories every hour. Pick a topic by searching, news category, or name, and they will deliver it to you 24 x 7. All the topics, all … [Read more...]


AHA report update 2009



As the year comes to a close, reports from health authorities and advocacy groups are slowly coming. The American Heart Association's Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2009 Update has just been … [Read more...]


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