Wednesday 23 Apr 2014

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SimpleScience@Heart: Playing college football linked with high blood pressure risk

College football players may need to play more defense – against high blood pressure. A small study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation found that more than half of the first-year football players at a university developed elevated blood …

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SimpleScience@Heart: Children, teens blood pressures increasing

People aren’t getting kids to follow heart-healthy eating recommendations as well as they should, and it may be causing blood pressures to increase in children and teens. A study

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SimpleScience@Heart: A cup of beetroot juice a day may help lower blood pressure

You’ve heard the adage: An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well, the same may one day be said about beetroot juice. In a preliminary study, people with

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SimpleScience@Heart: Energy drinks may increase blood pressure, disturb heart rhythm

 You may want to rethink downing those energy drinks — they may increase your blood pressure and disturb your heart’s natural rhythm. In a recent study, healthy people who

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Get your Heart in the Game!

I love October. Not for the cooler weather, the changing leaves or the costume parties-- I love October for the baseball! The most exciting weeks of the nation’s