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07/23/2007Diet and regular soft drinks linked to increase in risk factors for heart disease
Drinking more than one soft drink daily ó whether itís regular or diet ó may be associated with an increase in the risk factors for heart disease, Framingham researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
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07/16/2007Living near high-traffic roads may be hazardous to your health
Long-term exposure to air pollution from a nearby freeway or heavily trafficked streets is associated with a hardening of the arteries that could raise the risk of heart disease and stroke, German researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
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07/16/2007Resistance training is a good, safe addition for heart patients
Once taboo for people with heart problems, resistance weight training actually has significant benefits for people with cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to an American Heart Association scientific statement published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
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07/02/2007School nurses play key role in preventing heart disease in children
Nurses, especially school nurses, are key players in community-wide and individual efforts to promote cardiovascular health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among children and youth, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.
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07/02/2007Women's heart health has new advocate
Merck & Co., Inc. has become a national sponsor of the American Heart Associationís Go Red For Women movement. Go Red For Women helps millions of women understand that while heart disease is their No. 1 killer, it is largely preventable and they can take steps to lower their risk. As part of the movement, women learn how to love their hearts ó they receive lifesaving information about preventing heart disease and managing risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, weight and cholesterol.
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