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Heart health in young adults
on Fri, February 19, 2016
Often, when young adults think of heart disease, they view it as a distant threat; something they’ll concern themselves with later, when they’re “over 40” or...
Yolanda Thompson
on Tue, February 09, 2016
On July 27, 2008, I received that phone call no one ever expects: My husband was on the phone telling me to get to the airport because doctors were saying my...
Salty pizza
on Mon, December 14, 2015
Salt is often referred to as “the silent killer” as too much salt in your diet can lead to hypertension, which is one of the most common diseases that is...
on Tue, November 17, 2015
A new study from the National Institutes of Health suggests doctors should be more aggressive in how they treat blood pressure in patients. The study found...
on Mon, November 09, 2015
Last year, after more than two decades of trying to manage her life and addiction to crack cocaine, Beverly Barnes decided she’d had enough. “I asked God to...
on Mon, November 02, 2015
It doesn't take much to hit your daily allotment of sodium of 2,000 mg. In fact, 1/4 teaspoon of salt has 600 mg of sodium, says Almaz Rufael, clinical...
on Wed, October 28, 2015
The world collectively gasped when the World Health Organization published a study indicating that processed meats, including sausage and bacon, cause...

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