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Study Reveals Tips to Make Your Healthy Habits Stick

A new American Heart Association study proves that key parts of the SparkPeople program can boost your chances maintaining healthy lifestyle habits for the long haul.
Posted 7/21/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 101 comments   127,450 views
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Are You Consuming Too Much Sugar?

Sugar can be naturally occurring or added. Do you know which type is most prevalent in your diet?
Posted 4/29/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 177 comments   102,855 views
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Hands-Only CPR: Saving a Life Becomes Easier

The American Heart Association is promoting a new 'hands only' way of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that may help save many lives.
Posted 4/28/2010  3:40:51 PM By: Nancy Howard : 126 comments   24,475 views
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Broken Hearts Can Be Mended

Stress can lead to many health issues, but doctors are now on the lookout for a condition known as broken heart syndrome which can mimic the symptoms of a classic heart attack.
Posted 4/7/2010  2:56:28 PM By: Nancy Howard : 109 comments   27,027 views
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Are You Spending Too Much for Omega-3's?

Omega-3's are essential to your diet, but are all the costly supplements necessary--or helpful?
Posted 3/18/2010  6:39:11 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 53 comments   27,343 views
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Which Strategy to Reduce Salt Would Work for You?

We know we need to lower our salt intake but the question is always how to accomplish our goal.
Posted 3/11/2010  12:41:20 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 167 comments   15,411 views
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Go Red for Women on Friday, February 5th

This Friday marks the 7th annual American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day, are you planning to participate by wearing red that day?
Posted 2/3/2010  4:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 183 comments   20,260 views
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Have You Tried the Skinny Nut?

Find out why pistachios are called the skinny nut.
Posted 11/30/2009  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 205 comments   30,823 views
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The VITAL Study is Coming!

Ever think about being involved in a nutrition research study? An upcoming study may provide you with the opportunity.
Posted 7/9/2009  10:46:45 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 44 comments   18,382 views
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Is Moderate Drinking Really Good for Your Health?

Numerous studies have suggested that alcohol can be part of a healthy diet. But not all researchers are convinced that alcohol--even in moderation--is good for you.
Posted 6/30/2009  5:24:40 PM By: Jen Mueller : 87 comments   18,661 views
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Could You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Cardiovascular disease is a common chronic disease in our society today. Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of this disease. Are you at risk?
Posted 6/15/2009  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 50 comments   17,791 views
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Another Reason to Drink Water: Prevent a Heart Attack

We all know that water is good for you and helps with weight loss. But did you know that drinking water might also help reduce your risk of a heart attack?
Posted 6/9/2009  9:12:08 AM By: Jen Mueller : 136 comments   59,540 views
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Celebrate National Wear Red Day

Learn more about how you can help lessen the risk of heart disease amongst women by celebrating in the National Wear Red Day campaign this Friday, February 6th.
Posted 2/4/2009  5:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 140 comments   17,158 views
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Are You Willing to Take the Pledge to Be Healthy Today?

New health research is painting a very frightening scenario for our health if we do not change the path we are on, especially our children. Will you take this pledge today?
Posted 1/10/2009  6:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 265 comments   30,780 views
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5 Winter Weather Risks to Avoid

With many parts of the country experiencing harsh winter weather conditions so early in the season, take time to read how to protect yourself from the elements.
Posted 1/3/2009  6:00:04 AM By: Nancy Howard : 70 comments   11,019 views
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