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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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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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How much exercise should adults get each day?

We all know we need to exercise, but how much? Find out here.

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Does aspirin have heart health benefits?

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it's up for debate as to what a daily dose of aspirin can actually do for your heart health.

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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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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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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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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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In heart attacks, faster treatments save lives

Studies show that fast treatment makes patients more likely to survive certain types of heart attacks. According to national guidelines, heart attack patients should go from hospital door to "balloon" treatment within 90 minutes.

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How to prepare for a plane emergency

Multiple plane crashes have dominated the headlines the past few weeks. But despite these particular tragedies, safety advances and improvements in staff training have helped improve air crash survival rates in recent years. Here are 10 things that experts suggest you do to prepare yourself in the unlikely event of a problem on your next flight, according to CNN.

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Shocking CEO downfalls

Walmart's Bill Simon is the latest big-name CEO to make a shocking departure.

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Top 25 companies for work-life balance

Juggling a job and home life can be stressful. Find out which companies are making work-life balance a priority.

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States with the highest jobless rates

While unemployment may be steadily falling nationwide, these states just can't seem to catch a break.

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10 ways Americans waste money

Are you throwing your money away? Check out 10 of the top ways Americans waste their hard-earned cash.

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Airlines that make the most money in fees

Airlines collected $31.5 billion in fees in 2013. Find out which ones are making the most money off you.

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Biggest mass layoffs of all time

Microsoft is laying off the most people in its 39-year history -- 18,000 over the next year. But it's still far from the biggest mass layoffs of all time.

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10 most endangered jobs of 2014

Many jobs are becoming casualties of technology-based job markets, including mail carriers, meter readers and print newspaper reporters. Take a look at CareerCast's list of the 10 most endangered jobs of 2014.

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America's snobbiest cities

Turn up your nose at anything unrefined? You'd be right at home in America's snobbiest mid-sized cities.

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Top beer-drinking states

Check out which states consume the most beer, according to a recent study by Beer Marketer's Insights, a brewing industry trade publisher.

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Shocking places people use their phones

Some people just can’t put down their phones, no matter what's going on around them. Take a look at the places people most often dial up.

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Top 10 hot spots for car thieves

Find out if your city is among the Top 10 hot spots for car thieves.

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