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Heart Attack? Did You Talk to Your Doctor About Sex?
After a heart attack, patients are usually ready to get back to their lives — and that includes their sex lives. Most patients, however, do not talk to their doctors about whether it is safe to do so.
Don't 'Bypass' Exercise After Weight Loss Surgery
Having weight loss surgery can improve obese patients' health, but it isn't a fix-all for health problems tied to being obese. Exercise may improve these patients' overall health even more and lower their risk for diabetes.
Healthy Parent, Healthy Child
Kids learn all sorts of things from their parents including healthy and unhealthy habits, suggest the authors of a new study.
Fit Men May Outrun High Blood Pressure
Doctors often use medicines and behavioral therapy to counteract risks associated with high blood pressure. But new research suggests the key to delaying high blood pressure may be exercise.
Exercise May Lower Heart Failure Risk
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but daily exercise may work better for your cardiologist.
Exercise May Prevent Dangerous Irregular Heartbeats
An out-of-sync heartbeat can have dangerous health consequences. But exercise may offer a prevention method.
Too Much Exercise May Be a Bad Thing
Cardiovascular exercise like running or walking has a number of health benefits. But too much exercise may be unhealthy, especially after a heart attack.
Heat Stroke May Be Bigger Threat Than Heart Attack for Runners
Many long-distance runners are at risk of death from heart problems during races. But athletes and doctors may need to turn their attention to another risk factor.
Running for Life
With so many options for exercise, it can be tough to choose one that will fit into your schedule and provide the maximum health benefits. Taking up running might be one of your best bets.
Not Too Late for Young Adults to Lower Heart Disease Risk
Healthy living is marked by things like not smoking or drinking too much, eating right and exercising. If you haven't done those things by young adulthood, has the damage already been done?