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Heart Health

Health agencies really, really want you to get some exercise. You don’t have to get fit, sweat it out, or make major lifestyle changes—just get active for 11 minutes each day. A walk, some intense cleaning, anything that gets you up can moving can count. And while it may be better to get your heart […]

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People answering studies are all confessing to the same thing: they really aren’t getting the recommended amount of exercise. Most people are willing—but where to begin? Finding time, choosing an activity, and sticking to it are just some of the hurdles that people face. Here are some tips for overcoming those hurdles so you can […]

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Taking Extra Care of Your Heart

September 12, 2018

Doctors are expecting to see more patients with cardiovascular concerns, and more incidents like heart attacks and strokes. The expected surge in heart disease is because of the cascade caused by obesity (more obesity means more diabetes, which contributes to poor cardiovascular health). With millions at risk over the next two decades, it’s a good […]

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It’s not the shock of looking in the mirror and realizing you aren’t 16 anymore that will get you. New research has linked forehead wrinkles (having two or more) with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Even when controlling for other factors like age, other diseases, smoking, etc., having wrinkles on the forehead […]

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Curcumin for Glaucoma?

August 2, 2018

Curcumin, a compound found in the spice turmeric, has long been known to offer numerous health benefits. It’s anti-inflammatory, and supports heart, brain, eye, joint health and more. Researchers have been working to validate the benefits of curcumin, as well as to find ways to incorporate them into modern medicines. One team is working on […]

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