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A bigger study supports an old conclusion: colder temperatures cause higher blood pressure. Previous smaller/less thorough studies have turned up evidence that turning down the thermostat may be turning your blood pressure up—but new, more thorough research hits it home: for every degree colder it is, blood pressure measurably goes up. The effect is enough […]

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A report has found that art, in all its forms, may promote health and well-being. It may even save the medical system so much money that it’s worth “prescribing”. Two years of research has found evidence that art may help keep you well, recover from illness, live longer, and save money. One of the studies […]

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May is stroke awareness month, and of all the days, weeks, and months given to various diseases, this is one of the more important ones. Fighting against stroke is in your hands—not just in terms of prevention, but in taking immediate action. What are the chances you will have to know the signs of stroke? […]

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The conclusion of a worldwide study says that we can prevent 90% of strokes regardless of age, gender, and, mostly, regions (which factors increased the risk varied by region a bit). It’s important data. Other studies have found that strokes can happen as young as age 30, and often go undiagnosed since they are unexpected. […]

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A new study has linked heart health (especially in middle life) to a lower Alzheimer’s rate. You probably already know that your body is connected—inflammation in your toe can cause problems everywhere, and nowhere is that interconnection more apparent than the heart and brain. While past studies have shown that exercise slows the rate of […]

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