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What to ask your doctor about heart disease

During your next visit to the doctor, consider asking these questions to see if you could be at risk for heart disease.

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Eat your way to a healthy heart

A healthy diet can help alleviate three major risk factors for heart disease. Find out what such a diet entails.

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Workouts for parents, child to do together

Trying to find time to work out and spend time with your kids can be difficult. One way to keep you and your child healthy while spending quality time together is to exercise with your child.

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5 hidden health risks for women

Despite increased attention to women's health issues, there are still many health risks that women need to know about that are not getting a whole lot of attention.

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Various exercises can strengthen heart

Going to the gym can make your muscles bigger and stronger. But improving your heart may be the most important workout.

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Ways to lower your stress level

From time to time we all get stressed out. Try using some of these ideas to help lower your stress level.

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Tips to lower your cholesterol

Having a high cholesterol can put you at greater risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. If your cholesterol is high, consider using these suggestions to help you lower it.

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Is sex safe after heart attack?

Experts say that people can have sex after their heart attacks. In fact, the more you exercise -- including having sex -- the better your odds.

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How do foods get heart-check mark?

If you want to find foods that can help keep your heart healthy, a special insignia from the American Heart Association could help guide you at the grocery store.

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Could you have an arrhythmia?

A little skip in your heart beat once in a while is normal. Find out if yours is something more.

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5 foods your heart will thank you for eating

It's no fun to cut out salty snacks and red meat, but tasty alternatives can help you stay proactive about heart health without eating boiled chicken and rice cakes.

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Mediterranean diet: A heart-healthy eating plan

Find out how following a Mediterranean diet can benefit your health.

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What are unhealthiest fast-food items?

It's no secret that fast-food items aren't always the healthiest option. But what items are the worst? Find out which fast-food items contain the most calories.

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Take care of your heart when shoveling

When shoveling, use these tips to protect your heart and your health.

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Omega-3s: Meet the fats that help your heart

Find out how taking omega-3 fatty acids can help your heart.

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5 numbers you don't know but should

Find out what numbers you need to know to keep your cardiovascular system healthy.

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Leg cramps can be red flag for heart disease

Muscle pain that occurs while walking can herald a dangerous condition called peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

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Cardiac arrest and heart disease

Find out more about what causes cardiac arrest.

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Tai chi might help heart failure patients

Find out how heart patients may benefit from tai chi.

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Tips to keep your heart healthy

What can you do in your day-to-day life to keep your heart healthy? Use these tips.

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Best places to live in 2015

Good schools? Affordability? Lots to do? The places on the list have it all.

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9 foods not to eat at work

Sometimes lunch is the best part of a work day, but to make sure you don't annoy your co-workers, here is a list of fragrant foods to avoid eating at work.

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Richest people on the planet 2015

A familiar face once again tops Forbes' list of the world's richest billionaires.

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How much amusement parks will cost this year

Disney made waves Monday when the company announced it was raising ticket prices at its Florida and California theme parks, breaking the $100 price point for the first time. Before you toss those mouse ears aside and start planning a different vacation, take a look at how Disney's prices compare to other amusement parks.

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Net neutrality: What to know

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor net neutrality after a debate over whether the Internet should be regulated in the same way as public utilities. Here's what you need to know about net neutrality.

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8 tax audit red flags

Here are eight relatively easy ways to steer clear of an audit by the Internal Revenue Service.

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21 states raising the minimum wage

The minimum wage is going up in 21 states in 2015. Is yours one of them?

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10 most dateable accents

Time Out Global Survey asked 11,000 people in 12 cities around the world, to name the "most dateable accent other than their own." Here are the results of the survey.

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Apple products that changed the game

Apple unveiled its version of the smartwatch to rave reviews. Look back at the products that have defined Apple and changed the way we live.

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World's best beaches of 2015

It's freezing in many parts of the U.S., so why not take a look at the world's best beaches, as rated by TripAdvisor users.

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Top destinations among movers

United Van Lines conducted a study tracking its customers' migration patterns and moves. Here is a list of the top moving destinations in the U.S.

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Top 10 sources of salt in your diet

Nearly 90 percent of all Americans eat too much salt, which can lead to unhealthy outcomes. Check out the top 10 sources of salt in the average diet and see how you measure up.

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