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Many studies show that a lack of sleep can have a negative impact on heart health, but few have determined why.
Cutting out good fats not necessary for shedding pounds, based on a recent study of the Mediterranean diet.
Study links a low-sodium diet to increased risk in healthy adults, though most Americans consume excess sodium.
Study finds one in three AFib patients are not receiving recommended blood thinners to reduce risk of stroke.
Home blood pressure monitoring helps identify “masked” hypertension in black adults, finds study.
Fasting for cholesterol tests may soon be a thing of the past, based on new recommendations.
Study confirms the effect of reproductive factors including younger age at first birth, history of miscarriages and lack of breastfeeding.
Electronic cigarettes are just as harmful to heart health as tobacco cigarettes, study confirms.
Simple heart-healthy choices could reduce risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s by 20%, finds study.
National data from 2013–2014 confirms that obesity rates remain high among U.S. children and adults.
Global obesity rates have tripled since the 1970s.