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Editor’s Dose: Daily steps toward a healthier heart — so you don’t skip a beat

IN MY FAMILY, there is a history of a blood disease, which causes the person to produce too many red blood cells. This, in turn, causes the blood to be

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Medical Advice: Five easy steps to preserve a man’s health

JUNE IS MEN’S HEALTH MONTH. This is an important time of year to bring heightened awareness to preventable health problems and encourage routine doctor’s visits for early detection and treatment

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Take it from a patient who knows: Learning healthy habits in the classroom of life

MIKE NOLAND has been through the school of hard knocks. He has survived heart disease, cancer, and alcoholism. At 77, he’s a survivor who’s learned — sometimes the hard way

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Publisher’s Note: The busy person’s baby steps along the path to better heart health

WE’VE ALL HEARD about the seven things you can do to keep healthy and prevent heart disease. (If you haven’t already, then don’t worry, because you’re about to.) They are

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In My Opinion … with Dr. Joy Jackson

CENTRAL FLORIDA DOCTOR (CFDr): In your opinion, what are some of the top medical concerns for baby boomers in Florida?

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Giving strength a boost and giving the ails of aging the boot

American College of Sports Medicine recommends weightlifting for senior health SENIOR CITIZENS, take note: A recent study shows you can boost brain power and bone density by pumping iron.

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The Heart of the Matter: Heart disease’s ‘partner in crime’

PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE, or PAD, affects as many as 12 million adults and is closely related to heart disease. Unfortunately, many people with PAD do not even know they have

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Removing trans fats from the U.S. food supply

National and local medical experts applaud the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision AMERICA IS ABOUT to get healthier, and medical professionals nationwide couldn’t be happier. Two years after declaring

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The Heart of the Matter: Preventing the dangers of heart disease

AS AN INTERVENTIONAL cardiologist, I see many patients with heart disease. It’s unfortunate, but true, that this disease is one of the leading causes of death in America, which is

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Men’s health through the generations

From grandfather to grandson, turning healthy choices into habits IT’S A HEALTH-CONSCIOUS AGE we live in, as study after study shows the short and long-term benefits of eating healthy, exercising,