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These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
Can You Trust Online Health Message Boards?
Medical advice on message boards may not be as accurate as you think.
Noisy Jobs and Your Heart
High blood pressure and high cholesterol may be more common in those who have noisy jobs, a new study found.
Dropping Daily Aspirin May Endanger Your Heart
Quitting your daily aspirin therapy may raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study.
Blood Pressure Control: The Impact of Starting Early
Young adults may have a knowledge gap when it comes to blood pressure control, according to a new study.
Why Some Stroke Survivors Skip Their Statins
Concerns over side effects may cause some stroke survivors to not take the statins they're prescribed, a new study found.
Healthy Diet: Small Changes, Big Results
Making small diet improvements over time may lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
Blood Thinners: Are You Getting the Right Dose?
Some people taking blood-thinning medications might be getting the wrong dose, according to a new study.
What Steroids Might Do to Your Heart
Illicit steroid use may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
Heart Health: Knowledge Is Half the Battle
Many people at risk of heart health problems didn't feel a need to make changes to improve their health, according to a new study.