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These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
Depression and Your Heart
Those with heart disease may have worse outcomes if they also have depression, according to a new study.
Get Your ZZZs Every Day
Many people try to catch up on sleep over the weekend in an effort to offset the negative health effects of too little sleep during the week. But these people may be in for a rude awakening.
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.
When Heart Disease Meets Depression
Patients with coronary artery disease may face a raised risk of dying if they're also diagnosed with depression, according to a new study.
Preventing Dementia
Various lifestyle changes and health interventions might theoretically prevent up to a third of dementia cases, according to a new report.
A Missed Opportunity After a Heart Attack
Many heart attack survivors may be missing out on an opportunity to quit smoking after they leave the hospital, a new study found.
What Steroids Might Do to Your Heart
Illicit steroid use may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
How Alcohol Affects Your Heart
Alcohol abuse may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study.
Younger Smokers May Face Greater Risk
Smoking is dangerous for people of all ages, but younger people who smoke may face higher health risks, a new study found.