A healthier, happier summer starts with these tips

(BPT) – In the cold of winter, at the start of the year, people all across the country resolve to live a healthier lifestyle — yet summer is actually the perfect time to start your resolution. Think about it: the weather is beautiful, the kids are out of school and fresh produce is abundant. Instead […]

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Even with ‘Bad’ Genes, You Can Still Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease in Half

When it comes to your personal health, no matter how you choose to live your life, you can’t ignore your family history. You often hear individuals speak about diseases that run in the family, and heart disease is no exception. This brings us to our first question. If your parents or grandparents suffered from heart […]

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Common Painkillers May Increase Your Risk of Heart Failure

Common painkillers, such as ibuprofen, tend to be ‘normal’ in terms of regular use. If we have a headache, we often do not think twice about taking a commonly prescribed or over-the-counter painkiller, thinking that they’re fairly harmless. It’s clear that adverse effects are possible, however, what if these common painkillers were threatening your heart? […]

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