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10 ways to cut 500 calories a day

By Orville Caval on Jan 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Despite the type of diet you follow, to lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you take in each day. For most people, cutting about 500 calories per day is an excellent place to start. If you eat 500 calories less daily, you should lose about one pound per week.

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Long work hours associated with higher blood pressure

By Orville Caval on Jan 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Working long hours has been linked to up to 70% increased risk of masked hypertension and a 66% higher risk of sustained hypertension in a recent study in Quebec, Canada.

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New stress echo guidelines for ischemic heart disease published

By Orville Caval on Jan 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM

 The American Society of Echocardiography has announced a new set of guidelines for using stress echocardiography in patients with ischemic heart disease, replacing its 2007 recommendations.

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Why women’s risk for Cardiovascular Disease increase later in life?

By Orville Caval on Jan 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM

     Recent research suggests obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes could have a lot to do with Cardiovascular disease's (CVD) tendency to present later in life in women than in men.

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How to Use Self-Care in Service to Your Heart, Body and Mind

By Orville Caval on Dec 4, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Self-care is more than just a millennial fad—it’s a lifestyle must-have for everybody. Its well-known benefits for mental health are unparalleled, running the gamut from stress relief to increased focus and productivity. Its physical benefits are just as impressive, too. In fact, self-care has been known not just to increase overall health, but also alleviate symptoms of diseases, including heart disease.

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