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Higher blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol in early adulthood matters to later brain health

Being heart healthy as a young adult ┬ámay increase your chance of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to new research released Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In a 25-year study on 3,381 people, 18- to 30-years-old, …

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Answers to questions about the new guidelines

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released four cardiovascular prevention guidelines Tuesday, providing evidence-based guidance to help healthcare providers provide the best care to

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Weighing in on the Weight of the Nation

Twenty years ago, a cheeseburger was 257 calories. Today, it's 590. Yes, 590. Try this one on for size: Twenty minutes of jogging burns off about one chocolate chip cookie. We