Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts!

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HealthDay News : 13-Nov-2017

Avoiding heart disease may be a nutty idea.

That's the conclusion of a new study of more than 210,000 U.S. adults tracked for 32 years. Researchers found that those who regularly ate peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts had a lower risk of heart disease.

The findings "support recommendations of increasing

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Knowing Too Much About Your Genes Might Be Risky

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HealthDay News : 13-Nov-2017

There's such a thing as too much information when it comes to learning about your genes, two new studies suggest.

In one study, participants thought they were learning about their genetic risk for depression, not knowing that the test results they were given had been made up at random.

The study

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Health Tip: Participating in a Clinical Trial

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HealthDay News : 13-Nov-2017

A clinical trial may be just what the doctor ordered for a person who hasn't responded to a standard treatment or is unable to handle its side effects.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests you should research a clinical trial carefully and ask many questions before you consider participating.

The

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Healthier Diet, Less Salt: The Recipe to Beat High Blood Pressure

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HealthDay News : 12-Nov-2017

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Health Tip: Understanding COPD

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HealthDay News : 10-Nov-2017

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third-leading cause of death in the United States, affecting some 16 million Americans and potentially millions more who don't know they have it.

According to the National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute, COPD can make it difficult for people to breathe and harm their

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Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Oral Cancer

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HealthDay News : 10-Nov-2017

Oral cancer typically is diagnosed between the ages of 55 and 64. It tends to affect more men than women, and will make up about 3 percent of all cancers diagnosed in 2017.

The American Dental Association says symptoms of oral cancer may include:

  • A mouth sore or irritation that
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