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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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Top 10 most popular car colors

When it comes to buying a new ride, everybody has a favorite car color. But where does your favorite color rank among the top 10 car color choices in North America?

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10 biggest strikes in U.S. history

The United Auto Workers union is prepared to strike Fiat Chrysler Wednesday. The strike would be the first in the industry since 2007, affecting about 40,000 workers. Take a look back at the 10 biggest strikes in U.S. history.

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World Beard and Moustache Championships

See some of the styles showcased this year at the World Beard and Moustache Championships in Leongang, Austria.

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25 best places to retire

Here are the 25 best U.S. cities in which to retire, according to data compiled by Forbes.

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Household items you're paying too much for

Find out which household items you could be saving money on.


'A Charlie Brown Christmas' postage stamps go on sale

The U.S. Postal Service is getting an early jump on the holiday season by issuing a series of postage stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

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Swiss hotel's 'Space Suite' lifts off

A Swiss hotel says their new $2,000 a night "Space Suite" is designed to appeal to "a guest who is art loving, a collector, a visitor of Art Basel or someone who would like to have an overall art experience."


Where to nab deals on National Coffee Day

Coffee purveyors are offering deals and freebies to mark National Coffee Day on Sept. 29. Here is a list of deals to help you get your morning fix.


10 ways you're making your coffee wrong

In honor of National Coffee Day, enjoy a nice cup of coffee or two on Tuesday. But be sure to avoid these 10 ways you can easily ruin your morning brew.

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NASA: Water flows on the surface of Mars

NASA scientists said Monday they believe they have confirmed that water intermittently flows on the surface of Mars, a discovery that may have ramifications in the search for past or present life on the planet.

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20 jobs with the biggest pay raises

While wages have grown slowly for the most part lately, some workers have seen their pay climb much faster depending on their field. Click on for a look at 20 jobs that have seen the largest growth in pay over the past year.

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The pope can sell it: Francis-themed food, drink and merchandise

Pope swag is hard to avoid in Philadelphia in preparation for Francis' visit. Check out some of the best pope-themed merchandise.

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