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Most Recent Articles (Heart)

  • Everyone needs to be aware of heart disease and the signs of a heart attack, especially men. That’s because men remain much more likely than women to have heart attacks or to die from heart disease. More …

  • Michigan gives us the opportunity to do so many things on land and in the water. When the weather is mild, your gym can be right outside your door. More …

  • There are many benefits to drinking more water each day, but sometimes that’s not easy. Flavoring water with an infusion of fresh fruits and herbs is a delicious alternative to high-calorie, sugary or carbonated beverages. More …

  • Not all heart attacks begin with the dramatic and obvious warning signs we see on TV or in movies. This is especially true for women—and too often the signs are ignored. More …

  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is remarkably effective at silencing the frequent hot flashes, sleep disturbances and painful sex that can come with menopause. More …

  • Many myths surround the use of vitamin supplements, so it’s important to understand the ways in which vitamins can support good health or cause potential harm. More …

  • Rowing is an effective full-body, non-impact exercise regime. Discover why new rowing studios and classes are popping up everywhere, and why many home exercisers are swapping their favorite equipment for a rowing machine. More …

  • If you have high blood pressure (hypertension), you have a higher risk for heart disease and stroke. Fortunately, you can lower your blood pressure and your risk, even if hypertension runs in your family. The rise and fall of your blood pressure are More …

  • You already know that being overweight increases your risk for heart disease and other health issues. But current research shows that where you carry the extra weight is even more important than the numbers on the scale. More …

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