Feeling Burned Out Can Up Your Risk for Heart Disease

Otherwise healthy people on the verge of burning out are more likely to develop heart disease, according to new research.

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Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Not Be as Accurate as You Think

A small new study raises more questions about the accuracy of home blood-pressure monitoring devices.

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If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage

Fatty foods can definitely put on the pounds, but those made with polyunsaturated oil may be safer for your heart than if they’re made with saturated fats like butter, a small study suggests.

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Desk Job? Even Short Walks Can Offset Damage From Sitting

Taking really short but frequent walks can counteract the harm caused by sitting for long periods of time, a new study suggests.

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Low-Carb Diet May Beat Low-Fat for Weight Loss and Heart Health

For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.

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Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

Taking the widely used antibiotic clarithromycin may boost some patients’ odds of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests.

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Heart-Related Deaths Drop Dramatically in U.S.

Deaths and hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke have dropped dramatically in the United States over the past decade, according to a large study of Medicare patients.

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Good Neighbors May Be Good for Your Heart

Having good neighbors may reduce your heart attack risk, new research suggests.

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Latest Sodium Study? Take It With A Grain of Salt

It’s long been known that eating too much salt will raise your blood pressure, but a comprehensive global study now says that too little salt in your diet also can harm your heart health.

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More Exercise Isn’t Always Better For Heart Attack Survivors

Heart attack survivors are encouraged to exercise regularly to improve their cardiac health, but new research suggests there’s a point of diminishing returns.

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