Saturday 01 Nov 2014

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Finals Week: I’m Stressing Out!

It’s final exam week. You have 3 projects due, one exam, an interview at 3 p.m., and your significant other is asking you over tonight to “talk.” You can’t help but stress out, lashing at your parents who are asking […]

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Still Stuffed? Simple ideas to burn the Thanksgiving calories

Ok, so possibly you had just a bit too much to eat on Thanksgiving.  Guess what? You are not alone!!! Most of us did.  Koodles to you if

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Working out in cooler weather

If you’ve been exercising outdoors lately you might be feeling more like a popsicle after a workout than heart healthy. As the temperatures start to drop many people

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SimpleScience@Heart: Latinos meet 5 of American Heart Association Life’s Simple 7 goals

Latinos fare better than other Americans on five out of seven American Heart Association Life’s Simple 7 heart-healthy goals. In a poll of nearly 16,000 Latino adults, they had

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Seasonal Foods for Fall

Forget about all those little umbrella drinks and ice-cream sandwiches that you devoured poolside this summer. It’s officially Autumn and time to turn over a new leaf! The

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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

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National Dog Week

What’s better than a romp in the park, a scratch behind the ears or snaring a Frisbee in the back yard? It’s National Dog Week, which makes it

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Heart-healthy DIY workout solutions

Finally, autumn is here! While we say goodbye to bikini season, fall is a great time to reinvigorate your workout schedule. Personally, I love going for a jog

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7 Easy Ways To Get Moving!

Lately it seems that all anyone is talking about is how two-thirds of Americans are considered overweight or obese. On one hand, I'm glad that it's a hot

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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