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Medicare now covers Ornish and Pritikin treatments

medpagetoday.com | August 22, 10 at 03:07 PM

Read More: heart disease, medicare, ornish, pritikin, reimbursement

Medicare now covers Ornish and Pritikin treatments

Medicare will pay for intensive diet and exercise programs developed under the Ornish and Pritikin brands for reducing cardiovascular event risk, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced. The agency's review...

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Too much red meat may boost heart failure risk

FoodNavigator.com | August 17, 10 at 11:12 AM

Read More: heart disease, meat

Too much red meat may boost heart failure risk

Eating too much red meat may increase the risk of heart failure by 24 per cent, according to a data from American male physicians. An average of 9.5 servings of red...

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Forget healthy eating, just give statins with Happy Meals -- seriously?!

msnbc.com | August 17, 10 at 09:16 AM

Read More: fat, heart disease, junk food, statin

Forget healthy eating, just give statins with Happy Meals -- seriously?!

Fast food outlets should hand out free cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to their customers to "neutralize" the heart risks of eating fatty foods like burgers and fries, British scientists suggested on Thursday. But...

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Cancer cells slurp up fructose, US study finds

reuters | August 3, 10 at 03:40 PM

Read More: cancer, Heart disease, high fructose corn syrup, Soft drink

Cancer cells slurp up fructose, US study finds

Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all sugars are the same.   Tumor cells fed...

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Stroke Risk Higher in Hour After 'Happy Hour'

webmd.com | July 17, 10 at 11:50 AM

Read More: Alcoholic beverage, Heart disease, Stroke

Stroke Risk Higher in Hour After 'Happy Hour'

Just one drink -- whether beer, wine, or hard liquor -- may double your risk of stroke in the hour after your cocktail hour, according to a new study in Stroke. A...

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Handful of pistachios could destroy cholesterol

telegraph.co.uk | May 24, 10 at 07:07 AM

Read More: Antioxidant, cholesterol, Heart disease, pistachio

Handful of pistachios could destroy cholesterol

A handful of pistachio nuts a day can help destroy bad cholesterol, ward off heart disease and prevent cancer, say scientists.   The findings published in the Journal of Nutrition follows previous...

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Processed meats 'raise risk of heart disease'

May 18, 10 at 10:26 AM

Read More: heart disease, processed meat

Processed meats 'raise risk of heart disease'

Eating processed meats like bacon, ham and sausages can increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to new research. Processed meats are already linked to a higher chance of developing...

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Chicago fire fighters heed obesity alarm

SUNTIMES.COM | ANUPY SINGLA | April 28, 10 at 09:47 AM

Read More: dr. oz, engine 2 diet, firefighters, Heart disease, rip esselstyn, weight loss

Chicago fire fighters heed obesity alarm

Health guru Dr. Mehmet Oz was in town to tape "The Oprah Winfrey Show" when he was approached by one of the city's finest: a firefighter. "A burly gentleman came up and...

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The heart disease trifecta - Half of all Americans are very sick

latimes.com | Thomas H. Maugh II | April 27, 10 at 07:47 AM

Read More: african american, Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension

The heart disease trifecta - Half of all Americans are very sick

Nearly half of all adult Americans have high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes, all conditions that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, researchers from the national Centers for Disease Control and...

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FDA to Processed Food Makers: Get the Salt Out

washingtonpost.com | Lyndsey Layton | April 20, 10 at 08:08 AM

Read More: Food and Drug Administration, Heart disease, Hypertension, Salt

FDA to Processed Food Makers: Get the Salt Out

The Food and Drug Administration is planning an unprecedented effort to gradually reduce the salt consumed each day by Americans, saying that less sodium in everything from soup to nuts would prevent...

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Refined carbs (but not whole carbs) cause heart disease in women

health.com | April 13, 10 at 09:28 AM

Read More: heart disease, processed food, refined carbs

Refined carbs (but not whole carbs) cause heart disease in women

Editor's Note: Carbs are not the problems, as most long lived healthy populations consume high carb diets. The problem is all the refined processed carbs Americans consume. Remember, around 90% of the...

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Sitting too much could be deadly

Associated Press | Maria Cheng | January 21, 10 at 01:28 PM

Read More: chair, exercise, heart disease, sitting

Sitting too much could be deadly

Here's a new warning from health experts: Sitting is deadly. Scientists are increasingly warning that sitting for prolonged periods -- even if you also exercise regularly -- could be bad for your...

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Plastic Cups May Be Bad for Your Heart -- BPA

January 19, 10 at 07:13 AM

Read More: bpa, Coronary disease, Diabetes mellitus, heart disease

Plastic Cups May Be Bad for Your Heart -- BPA

Debate about BPA, a common chemical in some plastic food and drink containers, is heating up after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it will fund $30 million worth...

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Fructose: Cause of Childhood Diabetes

timesonline.co.uk | Lois Rogers | December 15, 09 at 11:04 AM

Read More: diabetes, Food processing, frutose, Heart disease, Obesity, Soft drink

Fructose: Cause of Childhood Diabetes

Scientists have proved for the first time that a cheap form of sugar used in thousands of food products and soft drinks can damage human metabolism and is fuelling the obesity crisis....

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Can Meditation Curb Heart Attacks?

NYTIMES.COM | RONI CARYN RABIN | November 20, 09 at 07:54 PM

Read More: heart disease, meditation

Can Meditation Curb Heart Attacks?

When Julia Banks was almost 70, she took up transcendental meditation. She had clogged arteries, high blood pressure and too much weight around the middle, and she enrolled in a clinical trial...

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Egyptian Mummies Had Clogged Arteries

November 18, 09 at 01:12 PM

Read More: egypt, heart disease, mummy

Egyptian Mummies Had Clogged Arteries

VegSource Note: The wealthiest in Ancient Egypt ate the richest food. In a way, they foreshadowed today's culture, except that now even the poorest can eat like a Pharoah. As John McDougall...

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November is national vegan month - in Canada

EXAMINER.COM | Cali Hoffman | November 17, 09 at 09:01 PM

Read More: cancer, diabetes, environment, healthy lifestyle, heart disease, vegan

November is national vegan month - in Canada

November is National Vegan Month. This is a month for celebrating choice. Whether you are a carnivore, flexitarian, vegetarian or full-fledged vegan, take the opportunity this month to learn more about this...

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Study: 40% of U.S. May Be Obese by 2018

CBSNEWS.COM | November 17, 09 at 05:43 PM

Read More: cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity

Study: 40% of U.S. May Be Obese by 2018

f current obesity trends continue, more than 40 percent of adults in the United states will be obese and spending on the epidemic will quadruple to $344 billion by 2018, according to...

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Studies suggest overweight kids are coronary time bombs

CNN.COM | John Blake | November 12, 09 at 08:56 AM

Read More: childhood obesity, exercise, fast food, heart disease

Studies suggest overweight kids are coronary time bombs

Russell Pate was driving through a neighborhood one late afternoon when he noticed something odd. He couldn't hear the sounds of children playing. No jump rope patter. No squeals of a bike's...

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Embarking On A Vegan Diet to Save My Husband's Life

TheDenverChannel.com | Jennie Castor | November 10, 09 at 07:18 AM

Read More: diet, heart disease, vegan, why i'm veg

Embarking On A Vegan Diet to Save My Husband's Life

DENVER -- My husband Dave and I started this experiment on Sept. 17 after much thought. Our first step was to visit our family doctor for a full physical including detailed blood...

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The Engine 2 Diet

November 4, 09 at 08:19 AM

Read More: engine 2 diet, health, heart disease, rip esselstyn, video, weightloss

The Engine 2 Diet

Austin Texas firefighter, Rip Esselstyn, made a bet with a fellow firefighter, JR: if JR would just eat the way Rip ate for 28 days, then at the end of 28 days...

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Using Diet to Heal -- Joel Fuhrman MD (VIDEO)

November 3, 09 at 09:14 PM

Read More: cure, diabetes, diet, heart disease, joel fuhrman md, obesity, processed people

Using Diet to Heal -- Joel Fuhrman MD (VIDEO)

Dr. Fuhrman knows that what you ate, got you sick. What you eat going forward, can get you well. Just look:   The above is an excerpt from our award-winning documentary, PROCESSED...

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Fructose-Sweetened Beverages Linked to Heart Risks

New York Times | NICHOLAS BAKALAR | September 12, 09 at 10:18 PM

Read More: cola, heart disease, high fructose corn syrup, soda

Fructose-Sweetened Beverages Linked to Heart Risks

Some research has suggested that consumption of high-fructose corn syrup, used as a sweetener in a wide variety of foods, may increase the risk of obesity and heart disease. Now, a controlled...

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Dr. McDougall - Helping People Is Fun (VIDEO)

VegSource | Jeff Nelson | June 23, 09 at 08:25 PM

Read More: heart disease, john mcdougall md, lupus, processed people

Dr. McDougall - Helping People Is Fun (VIDEO)

Dr. McDougall Enjoys Curing People

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A New Cardiovascular Approach: Eating for Life

Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr., MD | November 6, 05 at 12:23 AM

Read More: caldwell esselstyn, cholesterol, heart disease

A New Cardiovascular Approach: Eating for Life

Plummeting cholesterol numbers and reversals of coronary cartery disease come down to one thing: There's no cheating on this diet developed by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr., MD.When it comes to heart disease,...

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