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  1. Shaking a Salt Habit

    Dec. 4, 2000 -- Chocolate doesn't tempt me. Sweets I can take or leave. But put a bowl of salty snacks in front of me and I'll polish them off in, well, two shakes of a saltshaker. So it was bad news indeed when my doctor, frowning at my latest blood pressure numbers, said he thought I ought to go e

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  2. Too Old for a Bypass?

    June 12, 2000 -- What could be worse than being told you need heart bypass surgery? Being turned down for the procedure because you're too old. While some surgeons weigh age more than others, conventional wisdom has been that patients over 80 don't fare as well as younger candidates when undergoing

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  3. The Truth About Vitamin E

    March 27, 2000 (Petaluma, Calif.) -- When Alice Nadler heard the latest on vitamin E, she began to wonder if the experts really know what they're talking about. "I've been taking vitamin E for a couple of years, ever since my doctor recommended it as a way to lower my risk of heart disease," says th

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  4. Facts About Cholesterol

    Is the cholesterol in egg yolks the "good" or "bad" kind? Can you "burn" cholesterol by exercising? Which has more cholesterol, a tablespoon of butter or a cup of peanut butter? Most people know that fat is bad for them, but two-thirds of Americans are confused about how cholesterol differs from fat

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  5. Overcoming Cardiovascular Disease

    If you've been diagnosed with stroke, heart attack, angina or PAD, you may be in shock. But the right medical care can prevent future problems.

  6. Heart Scans

    Heart Scans

  7. 25 Top Heart Foods

    25 Top Heart Foods

  8. High-Tech Detection

    High-Tech Detection

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