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Health tip: Eat fruit daily

Fruit offers a great source of antioxidants, which may help prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's disease and macular degeneration. The berry family - blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and...
Weight loss: Simple math, common sense

...made from whole grains. Also, processed flours may cause an inflammatory effect that can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. Breads, crackers, cereals and pastas are something most of us eat on a regular basis. By making sure these...
Common misconceptions about cardiovascular care

Despite many significant advances, heart disease is still the leading cause of death among men and women. Cardiovascular disease and its management can be complicated, and as a result, lends to common misconceptions. In talking with patients...
Study: Area healthier, living well, but cancer care needed

...with national trends. However, cancer is the leading cause of death in the area and across the state, whereas cardiovascular disease is the nation's leading cause of death, with cancer coming in second. Preventative cancer screenings among...
Heartburn drug for adults promoted for children

...necessarily linked to health problems suffered by the plaintiffs, each of whom had a pre-existing condition such as cardiovascular disease or high blood pressure. Johnson said the defense would show that each of the 10 plaintiffs -- who range in...
Tea still a cool way to quench your thirst: Only water is more popular

...current research suggests drinking from three to five cups of plain tea per day can help lower the prevalence of cardiovascular disease, reduce the risks of certain types of cancer and help increase the mineral density in bones. Although tea was...
Is drinking coffee really that bad for you?

...There's equally impressive research showing coffee may protect against Parkinson's disease, dementia, and cardiovascular disease. However, it's still not clear how this works. We know that coffee contains antioxidants, and that it does...
P.E. in schools starts kids on healthy path

...reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease, stress reduction, weight...improves quality of life. Cardiovascular disease begins to lay its no longer at risk for cardiovascular disease!" The chemicals that are...
Extinguishing the habit

...bladder, esophageal, laryngeal, lung, oral, and throat cancers; chronic lung diseases; coronary heart and cardiovascular diseases; as well as reproductive effects and sudden infant death syndrome, according to the website. Nyquist said...
Aerobic exercise the most important exercise

...most important benefit though is protection from cardiovascular disease. Dr. Kenneth Cooper is known as the "Father...very effective in protecting the body against cardiovascular disease (CVD). It helps the body maintain a healthy...


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