Tuesday 29 Jul 2014

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Too much TV may mean higher risk of early death

Adults who watch TV three hours or more daily may double their risk of premature death compared to those who watch less, according to a new study. “Television viewing is a major sedentary behavior and there is an increasing trend …

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South Carolina: Stroke hospitalizations up for some blacks

Stroke hospitalizations among middle-aged blacks is increasing in South Carolina — highlighting the need for intervention among younger, high-risk groups, according to new research published in the American

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First set of recommendations in a decade advocate gender-specific approach for women

A more gender-specific approach should be used in diagnosing heart disease, according to the first set of guidelines in about a decade by the American Heart Association on women’s ischemic heart disease. The

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Weather changes may be linked to stroke hospitalizations, death rates

Stroke hospitalization and death rates may rise and fall with outdoor temperature and dew points, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014. Researchers

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SimpleScience@Heart: Death of a sibling can cause real heart ache

If your sibling dies, it might be a good idea for you to get a medical check-up – and to stay on top of your health for years