The three heart health tests you may not know you need

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for men and women in the United States. Eating a healthy diet and exercising help keep the heart healthy along with regular checkups with a doctor. While doctors routinely check blood ...


Dizziness during pregnancy: When is it a concern?

Pregnancy often causes discomfort, whether it be morning sickness, backaches or swollen feet. But sometimes, health experts warn, a seemingly minor symptom could be a flag for something more.


Reduced blood lead levels linked to lower blood pressure

Through the Strong Heart Family Study, researchers have found that small declines in blood lead levels were associated with long-term cardiovascular health improvements in Native American adults. Participants who had the ...


Body fat percentage vs. BMI: Which is important?

The start of a new year for many means the start of a new health and fitness journey. Claire Edgemon, senior registered dietitian at Baylor College of Medicine, provides insight on how knowing your body fat percentage or ...

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