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Your Sweaty Workout Can Help Your Heart Just as Much as Meds Can

Getty ImagesHalfpoint Images Exercise just might be your next heart-healthy prescription: Sweaty workouts may be able to lower your high blood pressure just as much as prescription meds can, new research just published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests. Researchers collected data from 194 clinical trials that focused on medications designed to lower… Read More »

Leafy green neighborhoods tied to better heart health

(Reuters Health) – People who live in neighborhoods with more green spaces may have less stress, healthier blood vessels and a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes than residents of communities without many outdoor recreation areas, a small study suggests. Trees and plants frame a building in the “eco-neighbourhood”, Clichy-Batignolles, one of several new… Read More »

Christmas Eve at 10pm is most likely time for heart attack – how to spot the signs

Watch those stress ­levels tomorrow – 10pm on Christmas Eve is the most likely time for a heart attack. Researchers trawled through details of 283,000 heart attacks between 1998 and 2013 to find out what days were most lethal. While an average of 50 heart ­attacks were recorded every day, that number climbed to 69… Read More »