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Know your heart's numbers

(HealthDay)—More than two-thirds of Americans fret about heart disease, but few know the specific information that can help them boost their heart health, a new survey finds.

Feb 07, 2017
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'Snus' users run greater risk of type 2 diabetes

Consuming one or more pot of "snus" – Swedish snuff or dipping tobacco – per day increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 70 per cent. This is the same risk increase as previously seen for smokers who smoke ...

Feb 06, 2017
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Meal planning, timing, may impact heart health

Planning when to eat meals and snacks and not skipping breakfast, are patterns associated with healthier diets, which could reduce cardiovascular disease risk, according to a new scientific statement published in the American ...

Jan 30, 2017
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