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Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol

4/13/2017

Americans with high cholesterol are well aware of its heart dangers, but many lack the confidence or knowledge to keep it under control, a new survey shows. More >

Not Designed For Medical Use

Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Activity Tracker

4/12/2017

Wrist-worn activity trackers such as Fitbit don't reliably assess heart rate, a new study finds. More >

Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor

4/10/2017

Millions of American men pop a multivitamin each day, but new research shows the pills won't help the heart -- even if a man's nutrition is lacking. More >

Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age

Study: Many Seniors Struggle to Get Deep, Restorative Sleep

4/10/2017

Most people see their sleep habits shift as they age, but a new review suggests that some seniors lose the ability to get deep, restorative rest. More >

'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart

4/10/2017

Yo-yo dieting -- quickly losing weight only to promptly regain it -- may raise the risk of heart problems, a new study suggests. More >

Intense Interval Training Boosts Cells

Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'

3/31/2017

High-intensity exercise may help older adults reverse certain aspects of the "cellular" aging process, a new study suggests. More >

Distracted Walking, Driving Blamed

U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record in 2016

3/31/2017

For the second straight year, U.S. pedestrian deaths are setting alarming new records. More >

Report Names Major Sodium Sources

The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You

3/31/2017

You probably know that Americans consume way too much salt, but a new U.S. government report points the finger at some surprising sources of salt in the diet. More >

Good? Bad? What's the Difference?

What You Need to Know About Cholesterol

3/29/2017

Cholesterol plays a vital role in your health, so it's important to understand the different types of cholesterol and how to influence their levels, a heart specialist says. More >

Check Sugar Content of Low-Fat Foods

Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets

3/24/2017

Food products that claim to be no-fat, no-sugar, low-fat or reduced-salt aren't necessarily healthier, researchers say. More >

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

3/24/2017

Pediatricians have long suggested that fruit juice may prompt weight gain in children, but a new review finds it harmless when consumed in moderation. More >

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