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A Tasty Way to Cut Salt Consumption
Using a salt substitute and avoiding processed foods reduced older adults' risk of hypertension and kept meals delicious. Give it a try.
Your Heart Wants You to Eat a Little Earlier
Breakfast before 8; dinner before 9. "Chrono-nutrition" -- eating to suit your circadian rhythms is good for your heart and your brain.
On the Road to High Blood Pressure
It's not just traffic that raises your blood pressure -- air pollution does it too. Filtering the air in your car can keep your BP down.
Used Long-Term, ADHD Meds Raise the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Stimulant drugs can help people with ADHD focus. But if used for years, they appear to contribute to an increased risk of heart problems.
Do It While You're Standing
Taking blood pressure while seated may not give the most accurate reading. It can't reflect a living situation where we often stand or walk.
Vegan vs. Mediterranean: Twins On Different Diets
The heart benefits were undeniable and not influenced by genetics when one twin ate a healthy omnivorous diet; the other went plant-based.
Diet and Diabetes Drugs' Surprising Heart Benefits
The type 2 diabetes drug semaglutide in Ozempic and Wegovy has become famous as a weight-loss aid. It appears it can also help the heart.
How Active Are You in 24 Hours?
Activity trackers are giving us detailed information on how active we are and aren't -- and what this means for our hearts and bodies.
Caution: Women at Risk
Inequities in cardiac care mean that women with atrial fibrillation go undiagnosed longer and have a greater risk of stroke than men.
Fishy Fish Oil Claims
Fish oil supplements claim to protect heart and brain health, but there is no firm evidence for this. Get your omega-3s another way.
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