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Many Women Unaware Of Heart Disease’s Threat

Only one in five women are aware that heart disease is their greatest health threat.

02/14/2014

A recent study suggests firstborn men tend to be heavier than their second-born counterparts. (Getty Images)

Study: Firstborn Males At Greater Health Risk

First born men weighed 15 pounds more than their second-born counterparts.

02/07/2014

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Study: Third-Hand Smoke Exposure As Deadly As Smoking

Exposure to surfaces and objects that have been saturated in cigarette smoke, labeled as “third-hand smoke,” is just as deadly as smoking the cigarette itself.

02/03/2014

People with good dental hygiene are less likely to develop heart and other problems, says a new study. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Poor Dental Hygiene Can Lead To Heart Disease

According to a recent study, people who brush their teeth at least two minutes twice a day will have less of a chance of developing heart disease or suffering a stroke.

11/09/2013

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Study: At Least 200,000 Heart Disease Deaths Could Be Prevented Annually

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, over 200,000 deaths caused by heart disease could be prevented each year.

09/04/2013

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Evidence Of Heart Disease Found In Mummies

Researchers have discovered signs of heart disease while scanning the internal organs of mummified bodies.

03/11/2013

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Study: Multivitamins Don’t Cut Cardiovascular Disease Risk In Men

ATLANTA (WAOK) -   A daily multivitamin does not help prevent cardiovascular disease for older men. A study found no benefits among men over the age of 50 who took a daily multivitamin versus compared to […]

WAOK-AM–11/05/2012

Addicted to Sugar?

Here’s another reason we need to leave it alone.

04/22/2010