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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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Crisis in Greece: What to know

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is urging a "no" vote in a July 5 referendum on whether to accept a bailout offer from Europe and the International Monetary Fund. Take a look at the latest developments in the Greece financial crisis and how it's affecting the United States.

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Best summer vacations of 2015

Summer's already officially more than a week old, so maybe it's time to start considering that summer vacation. Take a look at a list of 2015's best summer vacation destinations.

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Mixed reactions to historic same-sex ruling

Gay marriage supporters were jubilant while some conservative leaders and religious groups were upset over Friday's historic Supreme Court ruling. Here's a look how some people reacted to the decision.

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20 cars that get the most tickets

Are you driving a ticket magnet? Click on to see if your current ride ranks about the 20 most ticketed cars on the road.

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Top 20 amusement parks in North America

Before you head out on your summer vacation adventures, check out which North American amusement parks are the most popular with visitors.

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Best places to work for new dads

With Father's Day right around the corner, take a look at the top 25 best places to work for new dads.

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Stuffed tiger goes on airport adventure

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Store closings in 2015

The Gap said it would close 175 stores in North America and will lay off 250 employees in 2015. Find out which other retailers are shuttering stores in 2015.

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Store closings in 2015

RadioShack said it would close 1,784 stores by the end of March 2015. Find out which other retailers are shuttering stores in 2015.

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7 distractions to avoid freaking out on a flight

How can weary travelers combat a nasty case of air rage? Check out these expert-recommended ways to kick back and relax at 30,000 feet.

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Net neutrality begins: What to know

A federal judge recently rejected cable and phone companies' attempts to stop net neutrality in its tracks. That means the FCC's plan for new Internet rules go into effect as planned. Here's what that means for you:

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America's 25 most popular national parks

With June marking Great Outdoors Month, it's time to get out and enjoy a bit of America's wide open spaces, starting with the 25 most visited national parks.

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