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Love Your Heart: A Unique Interactive Experience

Tags: healthy diet, heart health

Explore the secrets to heart health using imagery, video and animation. Learn the reality behind common myths about diet, exercise, risk factors, smoking and your heart.

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You Can Strengthen Your Brain Power

Tags: brain health, memory, memory loss

We know that exercising your body can make your muscles and heart stronger. Increasingly, research shows that exercising your mind can make your brain more powerful, too.

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Recipe: Easy Vegetable Tomato Soup

Tags: healthy diet, healthy eating, Recipes, vegetables, vegetarian

This mixed vegetable soup recipe is versatile -- a perfect way to use your leftover veggies. Any vegetables you have on hand will work so feel free to get creative!

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Spinal Cord: The Concussion You’ve Never Heard Of

Tags: brain health, cervical cord neurapraxia (CCN), concussion, curvature of spine, research, spinal cord, spinal surgery, spine, sports injuries

Concussions can strike the upper spinal cord as well as the brain, and football players are especially susceptible. The long-term effects of spinal cord concussions aren’t known, so careful return-to-play guidance is key.

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The Diet Proven to Protect Your Heart (Infographic)

Tags: healthy diet, infographic, Mediterranean diet

Take a cue from those who live in countries bordering the Mediterranean and fill your plate with fruits, vegetables, whole-grains, fish and olive oil. It’s the only diet proven to protect your heart – plus, it will help you maintain a healthy body weight, too!

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Living With Carotid Artery Disease

Tags: atherosclerosis, carotid artery disease, cholesterol, Dr. Clair, heart attack, narrowed arteries, transient ischemic attack

If you’re newly diagnosed with carotid artery disease, know that making lifestyle changes and getting ongoing care can help you avoid the problems of atherosclerosis – and live a long, healthy life.

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When A Child’s Fever Becomes a Serious Problem (Infographic)

Tags: Be Well e-News, fevers, infographic, Reye's syndrome, seizures, vaccines

Even though your child has a temperature, you can keep your cool by knowing exactly when to be concerned and when to get your pediatrician on the line. Our experts give you the lowdown on fever fighting.

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Step Forward in Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Tags: blood pressure, heart medication, pulmonary hypertension

Swiss pharmaceutical company Actelion gets FDA approval on new drug for use in treating Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension. Compared with earlier drugs, macitentan caused side effects in fewer patients.

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Don’t Despair If You Have Statin Intolerance (Video)

Tags: coronary artery disease, Dr. Rocco, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart videos, high cholesterol, statins, video

Intolerance to a specific statin does not predict a poor response to another. Learn how specific dosing regimens that increase the dose/frequency over time can help increase your tolerance.

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7 Tips to Power Up With Protein

Tags: healthy diet, muscle, protein, weight loss

Protein is the rage these days, touted on many a power bar wrapper and used to fortify various cereals, crackers, bread – and even water. Do you know how much protein you need and what the best sources are? Here are seven tips to harnessing your protein-power.