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Prolonged exposure to low-dose radiation linked with increased risk of hypertension

Prolonged exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation increased the risk of hypertension, according to a study of workers at a nuclear plant in Russia published in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
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Innovations to U.S. food system could help consumers in choosing healthy foods

A science advisory from the American Heart Association describes system-wide innovations to the U.S. food system that are sustainable and have the potential to make it easier for consumers to choose healthy foods.
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Intensive blood pressure treatment benefits people with type 2 diabetes regardless of cardiovascular risk

People with type 2 diabetes who received intensive treatment to keep their blood pressure levels at 130/80 mm/Hg or below had fewer heart attacks, strokes and other diabetes complications, according to a study published in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
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Lentils For High Blood Pressure: Why You Should Add Lentils To Your Diet

Lentils like urad dal, moong dal, masoor dal, toor dal and black eyed peas are widely consumed in Indian households. A warm plateful of khichdi or rice dal is a staple in most regions across the country. These protein-rich legumes are known to offer many health benefits. Many studies have reported that lentils have the second-highest ratio of protein per calorie of any legume, after soybeans. Along with other legumes, lentils are also great sources of B vitamins and antioxidants that keep yo...
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FDA's added sugar label could have substantial health and cost-saving benefits

A label showing added sugars content on all packaged foods and sugary drinks could have substantial health and cost-saving benefits in the United States over the next 20 years, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
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Heart attack victims over 65 treated differently; suffer worse outcomes but have lower hospital charges, new research finds

Heart attack victims over age 65 are less likely than younger patients to receive timely percutaneous coronary intervention to open their blocked heart arteries, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Quailty of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2019.
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Few people with heart failure take guideline-recommended drug, especially if not started while hospitalized

Heart failure patients who could possibly benefit from a newer class of drug to lower their heart rate were more likely to take the medication if it was prescribed before hospital discharge rather than in a follow-up doctor's visit, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Quailty of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2019.
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To Curb Kids' Sugary Drink Habits, Pediatricians Now Call For Soda Taxes

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association, in a joint statement, endorsed taxes on sugary drinks, restrictions on marketing to kids and incentives for healthier purchases.(Image credit: Melissa Lomax Speelman/Getty Images)
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Natural Remedies to Eliminate the Flu

We’ve all heard the best defense is a good offense. This is true in eliminating the flu. It’s better to prevent it than need to cure it and end up with a bill from a medical billing services company. Sound, natural remedies you can use both to avoid, and then to lessen the severity of the flu should you come down with it do exist. Wash Your Hands We’re not talking about a quick flick beneath the tap. The Centers for Disease Control recommends you wash your hands for at least 20 sec...
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More evidence that breastfeeding may lower the risk of heart disease

New Australian research has found that breastfeeding may help protect women against developing or dying from cardiovascular disease (CVD). The findings, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, showed that women who breastfed had a 14 percent lower risk of developing, and a 34 percent lower risk of dying from CVD, compared to women who had children but hadn't breastfed. The results also held true even after the researchers had taken into account potentially influencing socio...
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Aspirin is out. Here's how older adults can prevent heart attacks, strokes without pills

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association say these diet and lifestyle changes can keep hearts healthy.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Aspirin is out. Here's how healthy older adults can prevent heart attacks, strokes without pills

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association say these diet and lifestyle changes can keep hearts healthy.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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The 5 deadliest habits to avoid as you get older

A handful of activities can be truly detrimental to your health. In some cases, new studies have even found a link between those habits and an early death. Here are the most damaging habits you should try to avoid, especially as you get older. Bad habits are tough to break. Even when they're truly detrimental to your health, certain activities can be difficult to give up. Whether it's smoking, regularly indulging in sugary beverages, or binge drinking, there are a handful of practices that ex...
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Don't take an aspirin a day to prevent heart attacks and strokes: Doctors reverse recommendation

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association now say most older adults shouldn't take 75 to 100 milligrams of aspirin a day.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Was Luke Perry too young for a stroke? No.

The death of Luke Perry, after the actor suffered what his publicist said was a massive stroke, is evidence that the disease can affect people of any age, the American Heart Association said.
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Was Luke Perry too young for a stroke? No, they can happen at any age

The death of Luke Perry, after the actor suffered what his publicist said was a massive stroke, is evidence that the disease can affect people of any age, the American Heart Association said.
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Updated scientific statement on blood pressure measurement in humans

The accurate measurement of blood pressure is essential for the diagnosis and management of hypertension, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke, according to an updated American Heart Association scientific statement on blood pressure measurement in humans, published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.
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5 realistic ways to save money, according to experts

U.S. household debt reached an all-time high in 2018, a year that also saw a severe drop in the personal savings rate.While the internet propagates many untenable ways to save, experts agree that small changes to our lives can result in large paybacks.These five ways to save money can lead to improved health and living a little greener. None The internet is replete with advice on how to save money, but it can be difficult to find information that's right for you. The FIRE movement promises th...
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Guest post: Get up, stand up…for your health!

This is a guest post by Eva Stabenow, CT (EN‹›DE), PMA-CPT®. Eva is an ATA-certified English/German translator based in Nashville, TN. She specializes in translating and culturally adapting health, medical and skincare content with a focus on consumer education, marketing and app localization. She had been an extremely happy freelancer-by-choice since the day she completed her MA in conference interpreting in 1995, when too many hours working at the job she loved began to take their toll in the ...
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Keto diet: 5 of the biggest food plan mistakes

The high-fat, low-carb keto diet involves putting your body into a natural metabolic state called ketosis.When done responsibly, the keto diet can yield a wide range of benefits, most notably weight loss.Some people have less luck than others on the keto diet because they make a few common mistakes, including failing to drink enough water, eating too many unhealthy fats, and not realizing which foods might kick them out of ketosis. None The gist of the keto diet is simple: Eat less carbs and mor...
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This amazing fact will make you want to exercise more

Let this sentence from the American Heart Association fuel your motivation.
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The American Heart Association issues new reference toolkit for healthcare providers

With nearly half of American adults having elevated blood pressure, it’s important for everyone to understand that some common habits may affect blood pressure, making the condition more difficult to control.
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Alarming Study Says Heart Attacks Are on the Rise Among Younger Women

We often think of heart attacks as incidents that predominantly afflict elderly men. But the truth is that heart attacks can happen at any age, and, according to a new study published in the journal Circulation, the risk is on the rise for young women.Researchers analyzed hospital admissions for heart attacks within the US between 1995 and 1999 and 2010 and 2014 and found there was an increase of 21 percent to 31 percent among young women, compared with 30 percent to 33 percent among young men (...
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Khloe Kardashian’s BFF Malika Leaves Fiery Comment on Jordyn Woods Meme

The tea has been spilled. Khloé Kardashian’s BFF Malika Haqq posted a fiery comment after Tristan Thompson cheated on Kardashian with Kylie Jenner’s best friend Jordyn Woods. Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson’s Relationship Timeline Khloe Kardashian and Malika Haqq attend the ‘If Only’ Texas hold’em charity poker tournament benefiting City of Hope at The Forum in Inglewood, California, on July 29, 2018. Rich Fury/Getty Images An Instagram user shared a video on Tuesday, F...
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Hormone therapy during gender transition may increase risk for cardiovascular events

Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their gender-transition treatment had an elevated risk for cardiovascular events, including strokes, heart attacks and blood clots, according to a study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
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7 Ways to Manage High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a problem that many people deal with today. According to the FDA, almost 65 million adults in the US are affected by it. Needless to say, it can be rather scary. With symptoms like Severe headaches, shortness of breath, and nosebleeds, it’s no wonder it’s a popular topic. When left untreated, it can lead to a lot more serious problems like a heart attack or kidney damage. Luckily, most cases can be managed or even prevented with a few lifestyle changes that -let’s be hon...
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Susan Lucci on Her Emergency Heart Surgery: ‘I Was Very Lucky’

One day after Susan Lucci revealed she underwent emergency heart surgery, the soap star stepped out at the American Heart Association’s 15th annual Go Red for Women Red Dress Collection runway event. Moments before she took a tumble on the runway (and expertly recovered), Lucci spoke to Variety about why she decided to come forward and open […]
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Here’s why these Valley babies left a Tarzana hospital wearing tiny red caps

It’s the little things in life that sometimes just tug at the heart. OK. Let’s face it. Any baby is just downright adorable, right? But put a little red, knitted cap on a bunch of them as they leave a hospital for their first foray into the world, made by an army of volunteers, and you’ve got gold. That’s happening these days. Ana Leon places a cap on her newborn Mateo Marquez at Providence Tarzana Medical Center on Thursday, February 7, 2019. Newborns at Providence Tarzana Medical Center re...
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Nikki Bella: Artem and I Are Just Friends Despite Having Chemistry

Single and ready to mingle! Nikki Bella told Us Weekly exclusively that she and her former Dancing With the Stars partner, Artem Chigvintsev, are “just friends” despite their strong bond and dating history. Dancing With the Stars’ Hottest Hookups “He’s on tour and so I’m kind of like … whatever city I’m in I kind of explore it … by myself,” Bella, 35, told Us at the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2019 fashion show in New York City on Thursday, Febr...
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How Susan Lucci Is Doing After Undergoing Emergency Heart Surgery

Susan Lucci walks the runway for The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2019 Presented By Macy’s at Hammerstein Ballroom on February 7, 2019 in New York City. Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for AHA A new lease on life. Susan Lucci underwent emergency heart surgery in the fall of 2018 after doctors discovered two blocked arteries. Now, the All My Children alum is happy, healthy and feeling better than ever. Celebrity Health Scares “I’m doing great,” ...
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