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The Mediterranean Diet's Boost to Women's Hearts
A study that looked at the diet's effect on women's hearts found it had a big impact, reducing cardiovascular risk by nearly 25 percent.
Heart Risks Associated with Marijuana Use
Marijuana dispensaries are popping up everywhere -- along with evidence of a higher risk of coronary artery disease among regular users.
Sugar Substitute Raises the Risk of Blood Clots, Stroke
A popular replacement for table sugar in low-calorie, low-carb foods, appears to raise the chances of developing dangerous blood clots.
Can Beta-Blockers Reduce Aggression?
Beta-blockers may do more than protect against certain heart conditions. It appears they may also ease depression and reduce aggression.
COVID-19 and Ongoing Heart Problems
The SARS Co-V virus isn't always bad news for the hearts of those infected with it, but it can be, and the risk can remain for over a year.
Water, The Real Fountain of Youth
The sensation of thirst dims as we age, increasing our risk of dehydration. Now a study finds seniors who are well-hydrated live longer.
Sex Differences in Preventive Cardiovascular Care
The guidelines for preventing CVD are the same for both men and women. So why are women told to diet when men are prescribed statins?
Hypertension and Coffee
Coffee has health benefits, but if you have hypertension, you need to be careful. More than two cups a day can lead to problems.
Some Bad News About “Good” Cholesterol
HDL or high density lipoprotein cholesterol has been considered heart-protective. But there's a catch -- race may affect its benefits.
Thanks for the Memories
Seniors who ate more foods containing plant-based flavonols had better memories and reduced their risk of heart problems and cancer.
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