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    1. A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking as little as a cup of tea daily may be good for your heart health, new research suggests. The study found that people who drank a cup of tea each day were 35 percent less likely to have a heart attack or other

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    2. Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Your day-to-day job could influence your risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study reports. Middle-aged employees working in sales, office or food service jobs appear to have more risk factors that can harm heart he

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    3. College-Age Binge Drinkers May Face Higher BP

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults who regularly binge drink have elevated blood pressure compared to those who drink occasionally, and could wind up with high blood pressure, researchers warn in a new study. Among binge-drinking young adults

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    4. Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The once-maligned egg may not be a heartbreaker after all, new research suggests. Finnish researchers say that even carriers of a gene -- called APOE4 -- that increases sensitivity to dietary cholesterol don't seem to have a

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    5. Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Along with reducing your flu risk, a flu shot may protect you from a common heart rhythm disorder that significantly increases stroke risk, researchers report. Their study of about 57,000 people in Taiwan found a signif

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    6. New Blood Pressure Guidelines Dangerous?

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists continue to debate when doctors should prescribe blood pressure medication for older Americans, with a new study saying delayed treatment puts people at greater risk of stroke. For people 60 and older, a U.S. p

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    7. Daily Caffeine Doesn't Seem to Jolt the Heart

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There may be good news for coffee, tea and chocolate lovers: Regular caffeine consumption may not cause dangerous racing of the heart, a new study finds. The finding challenges current medical thinking, the study authors

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    8. Irregular Heart Beat May Be Riskier For Women

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The world's most common type of abnormal heart rhythm appears to pose a greater health threat to women than men, a new review suggests. Atrial fibrillation is a stronger risk factor for stroke, heart disease, heart fail

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    9. High-Rise Living May Lower Cardiac Arrest Survival

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The view from those upper floors may be breathtaking, but it might come with a risky cost: people living on higher floors appear less likely to survive cardiac arrest, a new study found. In fact, above the third floor, y

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    10. Implanted Defibrillators Help Women as Much as Men?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Among people with heart failure, implanted defibrillators benefit women as much as men, a new study finds. Previous research has shown that implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) help heart failure patients live l

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