Diabetes and the links to Heart Disease

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has become a global epidemic affecting more than 380 million people worldwide; yet there are knowledge gaps in understanding the etiology of type-2 diabetes. T2D is also a significant risk factor Read More

Heart Aging Reversed by Exercise

Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure — if it’s enough exercise, and if it’s begun in time, according to a new study by cardiologists at Read More

Heart Disease and Menopause

Women who experience hot flashes and night sweats earlier in life are more likely to die from heart disease, also referred to as cardiovascular disease (CVD) when compared to women with later onset menopausal symptoms, Read More

Yes You Can Improve Your Heart Health

February is Heart Health Month. And that means you’re about to be barraged with information about all things heart – all month long. You’ll hear facts that might scare you, like statistics showing that heart Read More

Sources of Antioxidants

Q: I know how important antioxidants are for my health. I would prefer to get as many as possible through food sources rather than supplementation. Can you suggest an easy way to choose the most Read More

The Exercise Cure

Visit Sally Dick, a naturopath and physician in Windber, Pennsylvania, and you’re more likely to get a prescription for exercise than one for a pill. She’s among a maverick group of physicians who not only Read More

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