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The Benefits of Exercise After Breast Cancer
Aerobic exercise and resistance training could help women who have survived breast cancer live longer, according to a new study.
Several New Medications Approved
As a new year begins, we celebrate the beginning of something new and exciting. This year, that includes several new medication approvals from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
DASH Diet Comes Out on Top Again
In a recent report, the DASH Diet beat nearly 38 other diets and was ranked best overall diet for the eighth consecutive year.
New Rx to Treat Very Low Blood Pressure
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat very low blood pressure.
Heart Screening May Save Infants' Lives
Newborn testing for critical congenital heart disease may save lives, according to a new study.
Your Dog May Protect Your Heart
Dog ownership may benefit your health by lowering the risk of heart disease and all-cause death, according to a new study.
High Blood Pressure Threshold Lowered
Because of new American Heart Association (AHA) definitions, many more American adults could be diagnosed with high blood pressure.
FDA Questions Soy Protein Benefits
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling the heart heath benefits of soy protein into question.
Gestational Diabetes and Your Heart
Pregnant women who experience gestational diabetes may have an increased risk of heart disease later on, a new study found.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.