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  1. American Heart Association says Metabolic Abnormalities may increase...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Clarksville Online

    Large waistline, cholesterol disorders and other metabolic abnormalities may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease more among black women than among white women, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association. Previous studies have focused primarily on white participants and found that obesity without a clustering of at least three metabolic disorders was not associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk.

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  2. May is about more than springRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Telegram

    May is the month in Atlantic Canada where after a long winter, we finally reap the rewards of spring: warm sun, green grass and a return to the outdoors. For the Kidney Foundation of Canada, May also represents the annual door-to-door campaign, when thousands of dedicated canvassers knock on doors in their communities to raise money to support the many programs and services for those living with kidney disease.

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  3. Study links obesity, mood disorders to greater risk of weakened heart during childbirthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    A new study finds the risk of peripartum cardiomyopathy - a weakened and enlarged heart - during childbirth may be raised for women who are obese or suffering from mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression. Women who are obese or who have mood disorders - such as anxiety and depression - may be almost twice as likely to have PPCM during childbirth.

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  4. Abi Longfellow, 12, forced to battle kidney disease without the drug that can save herRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Little Abi, 12, forced to battle rare kidney disease without the drug that can save her life because of NHS red tape Abi Longfellow, 12, was once a happy, outgoing child, whose boundless energy left her parents struggling to make her even sit down. But this all changed two years ago, when a trip to A&E for an innocuous throat infection revealed she was suffering from a rare kidney disease.

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  5. Kidney Patients: Protecting Your HeartRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Ivanhoe

    ... could be a novel way of reducing cardiovascular risk and potentially reducing blood pressure in patients with hypertension or chronic kidney disease." Right now doctors use beta blockers and another drug, clonidine, to treat high blood pressure and ...

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  6. The Drive: California composer's music helps soothe the savage commuterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Elkinson lives in suburban Los Angeles, one of the most traffic-snarled cities in the world, and time spent on clogged freeways provided him plenty of time and opportunity each week to spew venomous tirades at the motorists bogging down his drive to work. He was careful to keep his windows rolled up and unleash his fury inside the car for fear of being shot, he said.

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  7. Poloncarz, Burstein renew support for 'Million Hearts' campaignRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein have announced renewed support for the Erie County Department of Health's official partnership in the "Million Hearts" campaign, a national initiative committed to preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes each year, with heart attack and stroke being two of the leading causes of death in the U.S. "Erie County has a large population of residents who suffer from chronic health conditions, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol," Poloncarz said.

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  8. Tai Chi for Better HealthRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | City of Temple

    There's a better way to personalize your website experience . With myConnection, the profile you create allows you to set up a unique starting point for the tasks and transactions that you want to complete in your time on this website.

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  9. Military working dog has passed awayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    On Saturday, the Facebook page, Mission K9 Rescue , announced the passing of a beloved military working dog named "Alik." The following words were shared about the passing of the German shepherd: It is with great sadness that we report that MWD Alik H218 has crossed the Rainbow Bridge tonight.

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  10. COLUMN: Take it from me and fall in love with fitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    When I opened the The Gazette on May 18, I squealed. There I was on the front page of the Health section, bigger than life on my stage, teaching my class.

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  11. Study: Drinking caffeine may reduce odds of erectile dysfunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | UPI

    A daily dose of caffeine may reduce the odds of erectile dysfunction, according to data from a recently published study. Researchers analyzed dietary information to estimate the daily caffeine intake of 3,724 men who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

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  12. Aseem Malhotra: Forget the Fitbit. Focus on lunch.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The fitness industry has never been stronger. Health clubs in the United States brought in $22.4 billion in 2013, doubling their revenue in just 15 years.

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  13. Health and Fitness: Preventing summer weight gain in kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Star

    Obesity is a major concern for adults, linked to several leading causes of death and numerous other health problems. What you may not know is that obesity is also a serious health issue for children.

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  14. Hold the Sugar PleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    How can something that makes everything taste so good be so bad? In moderation, it isn't but moderation is the tricky part because eating a little leaves the body craving more. Read on to learn more about the addictive ingredient called sugar.

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  15. NatureGreen To Provide Coconut Oil Capsules With Improved Pain Relief And Weight Loss PropertiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Emailwire.com

    NatureGreen Oils , is providing new Coconut Oil capsules with increased pain relief property against inflammation and cancers and also helps to reduce over weight for obese people. Cape Girardeau, MO -- Coconut oil capsules have gained popularity in the market in the 21st century when it comes to provision of health benefits to humans.

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  16. Major study shows that delirium in the hospital can cause mental declineRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Courier

    By ELIZABETH L. BEWLEY Courier Columnist The Institute of Medicine, an independent non-profit organization created by Congressional charter in 1970 to advise the government on matters of health policy, recently published a 373-page report on cognitive aging. . Cognitive function, the report explains, involves being able pay attention, think, understand, learn, remember, solve problems and make decisions.

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  17. Brent St. Germain: Weight loss goes to the dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Cape Cod Times

    I've discovered that weight loss can lead to improved overall health, as I am no longer on prescribed medications for high blood pressure and high cholesterol. I've discovered that my overall energy level has increased, which has resulted in increased exercise and the recent participation in a 5K run ... or in my case, a 5K walk.

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  18. Recent Mayo Clinic Studies Help to Highlight the Value of Cardio TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    The Northern California Medical Associates Cardiovascular Services offers regular cardiovascular screening tests and is committed to educating patients about heart and stroke prevention to highlight the importance of a long-term commitment to heart healthy living. A report out just last month gives a clear indicator that the single best option for avoiding cardiovascular disease is exercise and maintaining fitness.

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  19. a Silent KillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lethbridge Herald

    A Lethbridge Herald photo by Tijana Martin Suzanne Gergely checks Barry McFadden's blood pressure during the Kidney Education Day event at the Lethbridge Lodge on Saturday morning. City man learned he had kidney disease after he was refused life insurance Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald tmartin@lethbridgeherald.com Two million Canadians have kidney disease, or are at risk according to The Kidney Foundation of Canada.

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  20. St. Rose's Dr. Doerfler encourages prevent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Great Bend Tribune

    ... plan is viewed as one way to possibly lower blood pressure. The acronym stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. "This is one step you can take to gradually start eating healthy meals," Dr. Doerfler said. "DASH emphasizes fruits and ...

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