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New Link Found Between Red Meat and Heart Disease: an Intestinal Bacteria

In a new study published April 7 in the journal Nature Medicine, scientists from the Cleveland Clinic reported evidence suggesting that the long-known link between eating red meat and increased risk of heart disease may be explained not just . . . → Read More: New Link Found Between Red Meat and Heart Disease: an Intestinal Bacteria

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CDC Launches Sortable Database of Health Stats by State and Region

The CDC has launched Sortable Stats 2.0 – a new online database of health indicators and behavioral risk factors that is sortable by state or region, by demographics, by health condition, and in various other ways. The interactive database, . . . → Read More: CDC Launches Sortable Database of Health Stats by State and Region

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More than 50% Obesity in 39 States by 2030, New F as in Fat Report Projects

A new report issued September 18, 2012 projects that if current trends continue, in 39 U.S. States more than 50% of adults could be obese by 2030, 13 states could have adult obesity rates above 60 percent, and all . . . → Read More: More than 50% Obesity in 39 States by 2030, New F as in Fat Report Projects

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National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It

In a statement issued May 2, Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced that May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. These events, sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute . . . → Read More: National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It

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Warning Signs of A Heart Attack

Heart Attack/ Heart Disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. Knowing the warning signs and symptoms of heart attack, and calling 911 immediately, can save your life or the life of your loved ones. Though . . . → Read More: Warning Signs of A Heart Attack

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Test Your Knowledge About Stroke with this Quiz and Then Learn More from the NIH

Take this new Quiz which has been posted as part of the “Know Stroke Campaign” on the website of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). NINDS is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), under . . . → Read More: Test Your Knowledge About Stroke with this Quiz and Then Learn More from the NIH

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Heart Diseases & Stroke; Links to Comprehensive Information by American Heart Association

Heart Diseases & Stroke; Links to Comprehensive Information, found on the Website of the American Heart Association. Contains links to extensive information relating to Heart Disease and Stroke, including: Warning Signs; Learn About Stroke, and other information on Stroke; . . . → Read More: Heart Diseases & Stroke; Links to Comprehensive Information by American Heart Association

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Aging Hearts & Arteries; A Scientific Quest, National Institute on Aging

Aging Hearts & Arteries; A Scientific Quest. This website (with a link to a 68 page pdf document) by the National Institute on Aging (“NIA”), National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, reports on research . . . → Read More: Aging Hearts & Arteries; A Scientific Quest, National Institute on Aging

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Heart Disease Fact Sheet, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heart Disease Fact Sheet, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A map and statistics on the incidence of heart disease in the U.S. Fact No. 1 is that “Heart disease is the leading cause of death for . . . → Read More: Heart Disease Fact Sheet, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Heart Diseases – MedLinePlus

Heart Diseases, by MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Explains that heart disease is “the number one killer in the U.S.,” and also “a major . . . → Read More: Heart Diseases – MedLinePlus

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Heart Health and High Blood Pressure, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Heart Health and High Blood Pressure, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The website of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration provides Links to other websites with information and resources on heart disease, heart health and high blood pressure provided . . . → Read More: Heart Health and High Blood Pressure, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Blood, Heart and Circulation Topics, MedlinePlus

Blood, Heart and Circulation Topics, MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Contains comprehensive links to information on all topics related to the heart, blood, veins . . . → Read More: Blood, Heart and Circulation Topics, MedlinePlus

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About Heart Disease, Website of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

About Heart Disease, Website of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Contains extensive information about heart disease: facts and statistics, signs and symptoms, prevention, CDC funded public health programs to address heart . . . → Read More: About Heart Disease, Website of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Information on Different Types of Coronary Disease from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Information on Different Types of Coronary Disease from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. For each of many heart and vascular conditions, includes medical information explaining what . . . → Read More: Information on Different Types of Coronary Disease from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

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Cardiovascular disease 101: Understanding heart and blood vessel conditions

Cardiovascular disease 101: Understanding heart and blood vessel conditions, MayoClinic.com View Info…

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In Brief: Your Guide to a Healthy Heart

In Brief: Your Guide to a Healthy Heart, by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Health Information Center, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Overview of heart disease, its risk factors, prevention, and . . . → Read More: In Brief: Your Guide to a Healthy Heart

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Stroke, website by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Stroke, website by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, National Institutes of Health. Contains information about stroke, its medical aspects, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and prevention, as well as links to other resources on stroke. Read More…

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Senior Health: Stroke

Senior Health: Stroke, a Tutorial by the National Institutes of Health about stroke in seniors. Includes discussions of medical aspects, warning signs and risk factors, prevention and diagnosis, treatment and research, frequently asked questions, and links to further resources. . . . → Read More: Senior Health: Stroke

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Stroke

Stroke, MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Contains comprehensive links to information on all topics related to stroke. View Info…

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AgePage: Stroke

AgePage: Stroke, A four page brochure with basic information on stroke, by the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health. View Info: AgePage – Stroke

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