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! Dr. Mimi Guarneri, medical … [Read more...]

Secret of cardiovascular benefits of alcohol unravelled

At least in southern Europe, it is believed, that a glass of wine a day, keeps the doctor away.  Wine is an integral part of the supposedly healthy Mediterranean diet. Many studies also support this … [Read more...]

Men’s Health Tips – What a Relief!

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! Amanda McQuade Crawford, medicinal … [Read more...]

Time change and heart health

We Europeans have reset our clocks to winter time last Sunday.  The Americans haven't shifted to Daylight Savings Time (DST) yet but will next week. No wonder people are a bit confused. Not only … [Read more...]

World Heart Day 2010

September 26 was World Heart Day. This year’s observance spearheaded by World Heart Federation focuses on Workplace Wellness: Take responsibility for your own heart health, with the slogan “I work … [Read more...]

Don’t let the heat stop you from being active

Heart health and extreme heat do not go well together. And this summer, we are experiencing a heat wave. Under such circumstances, we cannot blame people if they’d rather stay at home and stay … [Read more...]

Easter chocolate: small and dark is healthy

Just in time for Easter! Researchers at the German Institute of Human Nutrition say it is okay –actually healthy - to eat chocolate this Easter – as long as they are small and dark. How … [Read more...]

Coffee and your heart rhyhtm

Over the years, a lot of research studies have been conducted to assess the effect of caffeine on heart health. This is a highly relevant topic considering that Coffee is one of the most popular … [Read more...]

Heart health defined: AHA’s Life’s Simple 7

What is cardiovascular health? What are the criteria to meet in order to be considered as “heart-healthy?” At last, the American Heart Association (AHA) has sought to answer these questions. The … [Read more...]

Does Yoga benefit your heart?

Many people practice yoga for many different reasons. Yoga has been shown to help manage stress, pain, and anxiety. But what about heart health? Results from several studies suggest that yoga might … [Read more...]

Check your heart health IQ!

How good is your knowledge of your heart health? Want to know more but doesn't have the time to read up and do research? Or you just want to do something fun and learn at the same time? How about … [Read more...]

Heart health strategies should be personalized

It is not just enough to tell somebody to live a healthy life. It is not enough to know one's risk profile for cardiovascular (CV) disease. Prevention strategies should be personalized, according the … [Read more...]

Diabetic Heart Health

Tell me something I didn't know, please. This morning I read an article on the elevated risk of cardiovascular disease in women with diabetes. I would hate to have to point out to the scientists that … [Read more...]

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