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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 companies to work for in 2015

Using feedback from employees, Glassdoor lists the best companies to work for in 2015.

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10 tourist traps worth seeing

Here are 10 places worth fighting other tourists to see this spring, according to Yahoo! Travel.

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10 best states for young adults

We're betting not many of these states spring to mind as havens for young people. But, according to a new analysis, they are.

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Wines that may have high levels of arsenic

Some of the most popular wines in the U.S. have higher levels of arsenic than what is deemed safe for drinking water, according to research done by a Denver-based lab that analyzes wine. Take a look at some of the brands and varieties listed in a proposed class action lawsuit filed in California Thursday.

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Amazing aurora borealis light show

Both the aurora borealis and the aurora australis lit up Wednesday as the result of a particularly strong solar storm, creating a stunning display of light over parts of the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

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10 wacky U.S. restaurants

Considering Olive Garden for the third time this week? Stop right now and consider these creative alternatives.

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Apple products that changed the game

Apple unveiled its Watch on Monday. Take a look back at some of the products that have defined Apple and changed the way we live.

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Most popular beers in America

Americans love beer, and they like it light, fizzy and (mostly) American-made. Take a look at the top 10 most popular beers in the U.S. for the year 2013, according to VinePair.

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America's favorite quick-serve restaurants

A new nationwide study by Market Force Information reveals American consumers’ favorite quick-service restaurant chains in four popular food categories: pizza, Mexican fare, chicken and sandwiches. Check out who topped the list in this gallery.

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10 most expensive cities in the world

Is it Oslo? Maybe London? See which city tops the Economist Intelligence Unit's bi-annual list as the most expensive city in the world.

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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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