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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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9 things you shouldn't buy online

Here is a list of items compiled by Yahoo! Finance that should be checked out in person before being purchased.

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Top 10 U.S. beaches of 2015

With beach season upon us, Dr. Beach lists his top picks for sandy stretches in 2015.

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10 foods that make you smarter

You don't need another degree to boost your brainpower at work. According to one author and neurologist, if you want to work smarter, you just have to eat smarter.

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10 things never to do at the casino

Casinos can be an intimidating place for the uninitiated. Here are a few tips to navigate a night of slots, cards, free drinks and big buffets.

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12 biggest auto recalls

Takata is nearly doubling the size of its already massive recall for faulty airbags, according to a government source. The move makes it the largest auto recall in history, with about 34 million vehicles affected. Take a look at the biggest auto recalls in history.

Country's most notorious motorcycle clubs

Bandidos, Hells Angels, Mongols. They're not just motorcycle clubs, but organized criminal enterprises. Now, after a biker gang shootout left nine people dead in Texas, many are wondering what such gangs really stand for.

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7 great American factory tours

Some American producers are thriving -- so much so that they're willing to pull back their factory curtains, giving visitors a glimpse at the assembly line magic. Take a look at seven great American factory tours.

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Most valuable brands 2015

Take a look at Forbes' 2015 rankings of the most valuable brands.

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Robots could threaten these 8 occupations

Robots and algorithms are likely to disrupt jobs in these eight formerly-stable career fields. See if your job is among them.

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U.S. Christians decline as non-belief grows

The number of Christians in the U.S. is declining while the number of those who do not identify with organized religion is growing, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center. Take a look at the new face of religion in America.

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10 American manners that are rude abroad

Here are 10 table manners Americans take for granted that are actually faux pas abroad, according to Yahoo! Travel.

Most popular baby names of last year

The Social Security Administration releases their annual list of the country's top 10 most popular baby names for both boys and girls.

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