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Quick and easy weight loss…think again! When it comes to weight loss, there is no such thing as quick, safe and easy--otherwise all of us would never have to diet or go to the gym. The HCGdiet is ...

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Audrey Hepburn, Kristy Henrich, Nicole Richie, Sally Field, Jane Fonda, Mary-Kate Olsen, Tracy Gold all have one thing in common besides being in the spotlight. Some of these women died of heart ...

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Quick and easy weight loss…think again! When it comes to weight loss, there is no such thing as quick, safe and easy--otherwise all of us would never have to diet or go to the gym. The HCGdiet is ...

The HCG Diet is Dangerous For the Heart

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Are you wondering why you may be bruising more easily? Or your doctor can’t gain control over your Coumadin/Warfarin level? Besides known medications like aspirin or naproxen , ...

Blood Thinners: Vitamin E, Fish Oil, Garlic, and More

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At your yearly physical, your doctor tells you that you suffered a small heart attack sometime in the past after he reads your EKG. What? That’s not possible! You don’t remember feeling any left ...

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At your yearly physical, your doctor tells you that you suffered a small heart attack sometime in the past after he reads your EKG. What? That’s not possible! You don’t remember feeling any left ...

Can You Have a Heart Attack Without Knowing you Did?

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You always experienced some ankle swelling after coming home from work. But recently, your ankles have been puffy even when you wake up in the morning. Why? Ankle swelling can occur as a result ...

Ankle swelling is a sign of Congestive Heart Failure?

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You are feeling good, things at home and work couldn’t be better. The weekend is coming and you can’t wait to relax. You just have to see your doctor for a regular checkup tomorrow and then you ...

Why is Elevated Blood Pressure a “Silent Killer”?

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Ouch! Every time you turn the corner, you bump into that desk. You know that at the end of the day a big bruise will smile at you in the shower. Thank Goodness the fall season is here and ...

How did I get that bruise?

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It’s Wednesday afternoon and you were planning to go to the gym after work. But after standing and running around almost all day you feel cramping, pain and itching down at your feet and lower ...

Varicose Veins: Cosmetic Inconvenience or a True Problem?

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Food… it’s an art, whether you love American, Mexican, Japanese, Chinese or Italian. It brings families and friends together not just over holidays but after long workdays or short weekends. ...

Dining Out While Protecting Your Heart

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The media changes its stories from one season to the other. A few years ago, tea was not good to drink due to its caffeine content. Now it is good due to its high antioxidant content. Ginko ...

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The media changes its stories from one season to the other. A few years ago, tea was not good to drink due to its caffeine content. Now it is good due to its high antioxidant content. Ginko ...

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The media changes its stories from one season to the other. A few years ago, tea was not good to drink due to its caffeine content. Now it is good due to its high antioxidant content. Ginko ...

Is Salt Bad or Not?

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Audrey Hepburn, Kristy Henrich, Nicole Richie, Sally Field, Jane Fonda, Mary-Kate Olsen, Tracy Gold all have one thing in common besides being in the spotlight. Some of these women died of heart ...

Which Eating Disorder Damages the Heart?

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Why are we advised not to sit for prolonged periods of time, especially on long flights? To prevent blood clots ! Being immobilized for long periods of time slows down the blood flow. This ...

Blood Clots, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Arterial Thrombosis, Say What?

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Are you in a committed relationship? Then you have a responsibility you might not have thought about: health maintenance for your man. Just as you have other responsibilities like providing moral ...

Women's Role: Encouraging Men to Get Their Heart Checked Out

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You might not be comfortable with discussing sex and heart disease with your partner, much less with your doctor. Believe it or not, physicians also might not know much about this area or feel ...

Sex and Heart Disease?

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Yes, it is a no brainer that choosing the “healthy” things, like veggies and positive thinking, will better your health. Numerous articles, books and workshops have been done to promote the one ...

Vegetarian Diet and Other Common Sense Activities Increase Heart Longevity

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We have been hearing a lot about pain killers, sleeping pills and other medications that have been abused by celebrities and regular Americans. Besides knowing that these drugs cause tolerance ...

Cardiovascular Collapse, Cardiac Arrest and Respiratory Distress: A Result of Drug Abuse by Michael Jackson and Others

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Prescribed stimulants are mainly used in treating ADHD, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, in children (and adults). Other types of stimulants are coffee, nicotine, cocaine, etc. ...

Two American Associations Disagree: Are ECGs Necessary For ADHD Kids Or Not?

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Do you scream in your car at drivers who drive slower in the fast lane? Do you throw your purse or other nearby objects when you are angry? This is not you, we know, but you probably know or ...

Anger Damages the Heart: Tips for Type A Personalities