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    1. Did You Inherit Your High Cholesterol?

      During her first year of graduate school in the U.S., Susan Addis got two things from her mother back home in the U.K.: a care package of European treats and a warning about extremely high cholesterol. “She sent a letter that said, ‘If you haven’t eaten all the goodies I sent you for Christmas, you

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    2. 6 Lifestyle Keys to Better Cholesterol

      When you have high cholesterol, you want to bring those numbers down to help prevent a heart attack or a stroke. If that brings to mind bowl after bowl of oat bran and long slogs on a treadmill, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. It’s an adjustment, for sure. But the truth is, lifestyle changes real

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    3. Stress-Control Training and Cardiac Rehab Patients

      MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The addition of stress management training can make cardiac rehabilitation programs more effective, a new study indicates. "Cardiac rehabilitation programs do not routinely offer stress management, but this may change should demand increase. And because pat

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    4. U.S. Heart Disease Deaths Shifting South

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer Americans are dying from heart disease compared with 40 years ago, but not all parts of the country are showing the same downward trend, a new federal government study finds. Researchers say the nation's heart-disease

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    5. Heart Defects at Birth May Raise PTSD Risk Later

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Adults born with heart defects may be at increased risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), researchers say. The reason? High levels of mental stress associated with their condition and treatments, the study author

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    6. Many With AFib Miss Out on Blood Thinners

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors know that a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation increases the odds for stroke. But less than half of "a-fib" patients at highest risk for stroke are prescribed recommended blood thinners by their card

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    7. A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain

      By Don Rauf HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that keeping your heart fit may help your mind stay sharp as well. In the study, seniors who met more of seven goals for heart-healthy living showed faster thinking

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    8. Long Working Hours May Raise Heart Disease Risk

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Working long hours may raise your risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 1,900 people in a long-term study of work. They found that 43 percent had been diagnosed with a probl

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    9. Genetic High Cholesterol More Common Than Thought

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Twice as many people as previously thought are genetically predisposed to develop dangerously high cholesterol levels, new research suggests. Familial hypercholesterolemia, as this condition is called, significantly ups the

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    10. Warfarin Brain Bleed Risk: Higher Than Thought?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The widely used blood thinner warfarin -- also known as Coumadin -- may raise the risk of severe bleeding inside the skull by much more than previously thought, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data from nearl

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