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Diabetes May Affect Young and Old Differently
Diabetes affects millions in the US. But new research suggests that it may affect patients in different ways.
Jobs May Affect Heart Health
Factors like diet and exercise affect cardiovascular health. But where you work might also affect heart health.
Global Sodium Intake Exceeded Recommendations
Salt is a pantry staple and an ingredient present in many recipes. But too much of the seasoning can lead to high blood pressure and the potential for other serious heart conditions.
Too Much Exercise May Be a Bad Thing
Cardiovascular exercise like running or walking has a number of health benefits. But too much exercise may be unhealthy, especially after a heart attack.
Less Invasive Heart Surgery Tied To Fewer Complications
Complications can occur with any surgery, and preventing them can help patients heal. A new study suggested a minimally invasive heart surgery option may cut down on these complications.
For Older Male Smokers, Aortic Aneurysm Check Urged
Smoking poses many health risks, including that of abdominal aortic aneurysm, which can lead to rupture. Men who have ever smoked are especially at risk and advised to be screened for the condition.
Marriage is Good For The Heart
Marital status can affect people's lives in very many ways. It can even affect a person's and a couple's physical health.
Aneurysm Screening for Smokers Over 65
Abdominal aortic aneurysms can be a serious, even deadly ailment. A medical task force has recently released new recommendations for screenings that can save lives.
Understanding More About Kawasaki Disease
Sometimes it can be difficult to learn enough about diseases that are fairly rare. Kawasaki is one such disease, but doctors are learning more.
An Apple a Day May Help Keep an Aneurysm Away
Want to maintain healthy blood flow? Eat fruit. Consuming more fruit may help prevent a number of vascular diseases, including a condition that strikes the body’s main blood vessel.