Archive: 03/22/2011

Sex can be heart attack trigger for couch potatoes

Sex and exercise can trigger heart attacks in older people who don't get much of either, a new analysis finds. The risk is low, but it's a good reminder that slackers should change their exercise habits gradually, especially ...

Mar 22, 2011
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Court hears claim of forced Roma sterilization

(AP) -- Europe's human rights court opened a hearing Tuesday into a Gypsy woman's allegation that she was wrongly and forcibly sterilized at a state-run hospital in her native Slovakia because of her ethnicity.

Mar 22, 2011
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Metabolic abnormalities in obese teens may relate to poor diets

Obese teens may feel healthy, but blood tests show they have inflammation, insulin resistance, and high homocysteine levels , researchers report at the American Heart Association's Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism/Cardiovascular ...

Mar 22, 2011
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Load up on fiber now, avoid heart disease later

A new study from Northwestern Medicine shows a high-fiber diet could be a critical heart-healthy lifestyle change young and middle-aged adults can make. The study found adults between 20 and 59 years old with the highest ...

Mar 22, 2011
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