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The Superfood You Already Eat (But Need More Of)

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

Health websites are full of information about “superfoods.”

Often they come from strange plants grown in exotic places. Goji berries from China, maca root from the Andes Mountains, and spirulina from Mexico are three examples. 

But the most powerful superfood is one that you are familiar with.

You probably eat it regularly. But recent studies show that more is better.

Researchers have found that it prevents heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and extends lifespan. … Read More

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Protect Yourself from Heart Disease While You Sleep

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease by Garry Messick0 Comments

Heart health has never been easy. The most proven methods are things that few people look forward to…strenuous exercise and drastic diet changes. 

But a new study reveals the lazy man’s way to heart attack prevention.

Researchers from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland tracked 3,462 people for five years. They found that those who napped once or twice a week had a 48% lower chance of heart attack, stroke, or heart failure.… Read More

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One Fruit Can Save You From a Heart Attack

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease by Garry Messick0 Comments

If you go to your doctor and discover you have heart disease, chances are that you’ll be given a statin drug to lower your cholesterol.

And you may be prescribed a blood pressure drug and perhaps a blood thinner.

But a new study shows that your doctor may help you more by prescribing a cup of blueberries a day.

A research team fromBritain’s University of East Anglia collaborated with Harvard University.… Read More

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Daily Aspirin Guidelines Reversed

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

American doctors have long advised people at risk for a heart attack to take a daily low-dose aspirin.

The idea is that aspirin makes the blood thinner. This prevents clotting, which in turn prevents a heart attack or stroke.

But major new research reveals that daily aspirin hurts more than helps many of the people who take it.[i]

The study was published in the journal JAMA Neurology.… Read More

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Antibiotics Most Dangerous Side Effect: A Heart Attack

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by Garry Messick0 Comments

Mainstream doctors have known for years that they prescribe way too many antibiotics. A study by the Centers for Disease Control found they write 47 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions a year.

Physicians hand them out for minor infections that would clear up on their own. Or they prescribe them for patients with viruses. Of course, antibiotics have no effect on viruses.… Read More

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Susan Lucci Heart Attack Drama

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by Garry Messick0 Comments

Soap star Susan Lucci looks like the poster child for healthy aging. At 72, she could pass for someone decades younger.

In recent months, Harper’s Bazaar magazine hailed her as “hotter than ever.” Women’s Health called her a “fitness badass.”

But recently, when the “All My Children” actress was shopping, she felt a strange sensation in her chest.

Lucci was in a store, and had just handed her purchases to a saleswoman.… Read More