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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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Best places to live in 2015

Good schools? Affordability? Lots to do? These best places to live in 2015 have it all.

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Best & worst cities to buy a used car

Looking for a used car? Find out where you can get the best deal -- and where you should avoid.

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Salary needed to own a house in 27 cities

Mortgage resource site HSH.com has calculated how much you would need to earn in a year to be able to afford a home in 27 cities around the U.S. See where your city ranks.

Most dangerous jobs in America

Spilled coffee ruining your work day? In these jobs, you're lucky to make it out alive.

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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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Evolution of the iPhone

Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus during an event at its headquarters Tuesday. Take a look back at how far this game-changing smartphone has come.

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Best and worst nuts for your health

Nuts are a healthy, natural food packed with heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals. But not all nuts are created equal. Take a look at the best and worst nuts for your health.

10 most popular pizza toppings

Today is National Cheese Pizza Day! Not surprisingly, extra cheese is one of Americans' favorite pizza toppings.

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What is the cloud?

Still confused about "the cloud?" Read on to find out more about it and how it works.

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10 biggest strikes in U.S. history

Arrests began early Thursday morning outside a busy McDonald's in New York City as thousands of fast-food workers coast to coast put down their burger flippers and picked up picket signs in a national strike that included civil disobedience as the workers rally for $15 minimum wages and the right to form a union without retaliation. Take a look back at the 10 biggest strikes in U.S. history.

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20 worst passwords

The recent celebrity photo hacking scandal has people wondering how they can prevent themselves from being "hacked." See if your passwords rank among the most stolen by online hackers.

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Biggest data breaches of all time

Home Depot is investigating what it says could be a "massive" data breach of customer information. Take a look at some of the biggest data breaches of all time.

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