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Women Take Charge of Their Health

Running after coronary quadruple bypass

An avid runner before his quadruple bypass surgery, Bobby Miller wanted to get back to that healthy habit as quickly as possible.

Your eating-on-the-job problems solved

Could mammograms screen for heart disease?

A routine screening test for breast cancer might also highlight heart risk.
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Women Take Charge of Their Health

Running after coronary quadruple bypass

An avid runner before his quadruple bypass surgery, Bobby Miller wanted to get back to that healthy habit as quickly as possible.

Your eating-on-the-job problems solved

Could mammograms screen for heart disease?

A routine screening test for breast cancer might also highlight heart risk.

The road to better exercise might be in your playlist

Science shows that listening to motivational tunes can help you exercise better – and feel better doing it, too.

Quitting smoking could lead to major changes in gut bacteria

Giving up cigarettes leads to significant changes in intestinal microbes, which could impact heart health, according to a new study.

High blood pressure, unhealthy diets in women of childbearing age

One in five women who are in peak years for childbearing has high blood pressure, setting the stage for increased health risks during pregnancy. A popular diet could help.

Obesity, other factors may speed up brain aging

The brains of middle-age adults may be aging prematurely if they have obesity or other factors linked to cardiovascular disease, a new study finds.

Why AHA's 2030 goal is so important

The American Heart Association’s new 10-year goals are extremely ambitious: to extend health live expectancy for people everywhere by 2030.

Heavy drinking may cause heart damage before symptoms appear

Drinking too much alcohol may cause heart injury, stretching of the heart wall and inflammation before symptoms arise, according to a new study.

Could fish oil fight inflammation?

Properly formulated enriched fish oil supplements may increase the levels of anti-inflammatory molecules in the bloodstream, according to a new study.

Diets low in cholesterol can help reduce heart disease, stroke risk

Although research doesn't support a specific numerical limit on cholesterol from food, eating less is best, according to a new advisory.

Working too much could lead to high blood pressure

People who put in long hours at the office may be more likely to have high blood pressure, which could cause heart disease, a new study shows.

Roasted Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

Roasting vegetables, like Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, carrots, turnips, etc. with a favorite herb like rosemary and a sweet hint of balsamic brings out the nutty flavors.

Salmon En Papillote

The name of this dish may not be familiar to you, but it simply means that the fish is cooked enclosed in a cooking parchment packet. With this method, not only are the flavors of the fish and vegetables locked inside but serving and cleanup are a breeze.

Avocado-Chimichurri Steak with Grilled Asparagus

This chimichurri sauce is packed with herby flavor and pairs especially well with smoky charred meat from the grill.
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Working too much could lead to high blood pressure

People who put in long hours at the office may be more likely to have high blood pressure, which could cause heart disease, a new study shows.

Diets low in cholesterol can help reduce heart disease, stroke risk

Although research doesn't support a specific numerical limit on cholesterol from food, eating less is best, according to a new advisory.

Could fish oil fight inflammation?

Properly formulated enriched fish oil supplements may increase the levels of anti-inflammatory molecules in the bloodstream, according to a new study.
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Roasted Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

Roasting vegetables, like Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, carrots, turnips, etc. with a favorite herb like rosemary and a sweet hint of balsamic brings out the nutty flavors.

Salmon En Papillote

The name of this dish may not be familiar to you, but it simply means that the fish is cooked enclosed in a cooking parchment packet. With this method, not only are the flavors of the fish and vegetables locked inside but serving and cleanup are a breeze.

Avocado-Chimichurri Steak with Grilled Asparagus

This chimichurri sauce is packed with herby flavor and pairs especially well with smoky charred meat from the grill.
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