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  • 3 easy ways to live healthy this week Fad diets, high-intensity exercises, mindfulness tactics — with all of the hype about new ways to get healthy, it’s easy to forget about the benefits of making simple changes for a healthy life. So if you want to feel better this week, try these three easy strategies and leave the hype behind. Read more...
  • Stopping strokes with aspirin Have you heard of a transient ischemic attack (TIA), also known as a ministroke? If not, take note: TIAs are common, disrupt blood flow to the brain and may signal a higher risk for a stroke. They can be followed by another, more serious ischemic stroke, which may result in serious brain damage. Read more...
  • Half of all heart attacks may go unnoticed Is it possible to suffer a heart attack and never notice it? A recent study published in the journal Circulation suggests that you’re almost as likely to experience a “silent” heart attack as you are to suffer a heart attack with typical symptoms, such as cold sweats and an uncomfortable pressure or a squeezing pain in the chest. Read more...
  • Cardiorespiratory fitness reduces diabetes risk For over 20 years, researchers studied more than 4,000 participants, analyzing the correlation between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and the rate of developing prediabetes and diabetes. Every five years, from young adulthood to middle age, participants were checked to see whether they had developed prediabetes or diabetes. Their CRF was analyzed on three occasions during the same time period, using a treadmill exercise test. Read more...