Put Some Healthful Into Holiday Eating

SUNDAY, Dec. 9, 2018 — You can eat a healthful diet during the holidays with just a few tweaks to traditional recipes, the American Heart Association says.
“We want to help people overcome their nutrition struggles and pave the way for a healthful…
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Break a Sweat Over the Holidays, but Do It Safely

SATURDAY, Dec. 8, 2018 — It’s great to get exercise during the holidays, as long as you take steps to avoid injuries, a sports medicine expert says.
“I would encourage everyone to get out and be active, but we want to be sure that you are able to…
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Too Much Salt Might Help Spur A-Fib

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 — A high-salt diet could raise your risk for a common heart rhythm disorder, new research suggests.
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots or other complications. It…
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More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Due to Carcinogen

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 — Over the past few months, numerous recalls of the popular heart drug valsartan have already occurred. Now, generics maker Mylan Pharmaceuticals is adding more products to the list.
The recall involves 104 lots of three…
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More Illnesses From Tainted Romaine Lettuce Reported

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 — Nine more people have been sickened by E. coli in an outbreak involving romaine lettuce grown in parts of California, bringing the total to 52 people in 15 states, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.
Nineteen people have…
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Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Odds of Breast Cancer's Return

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 — There’s more evidence that when a survivor of early stage breast cancer takes up healthy eating and regular exercise, the odds of the disease returning go down.
The key is sticking with such programs, said study lead author…
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