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Taking charge of your AFib: Getting the facts and knowing your options

(BPT) – Being diagnosed with a chronic medical condition can be overwhelming. Patients and their doctors face a delicate balancing act to weigh the risks of a disease against the potential side effects and inconveniences of treatment. This is certainly true for patients with atrial fibrillation, better known as AFib, who have a significantly Read more

Knowing your options if you are denied the cardiovascular medicine you need

(BPT) – As we approach American Heart Month, one important topic must be addressed: improving access to innovative therapies for patients suffering from cardiovascular disease (CVD). When prescribed a medication by a physician, most individuals expect to receive the medication without jumping through hurdles. However, for many people Read more

Neighborhoods with healthy food options less likely to have overweight kids

Children with a greater number of healthy food outlets near their homes had a reduced likelihood of being overweight or obese, finds an Australian study published in American Journal of Health Promotion. Children who had access to at least one healthy food outlet within 800 meters (about half a mile) of their home had a […] Read more

Your Mediterranean Diet Weight Loss Options

More often than not, people will get caught up in the latest diet fads when they are trying to shed a few extra pounds. Instead of getting roped into some of the diet trends that do not work, it is always a good idea to use a diet regimen that has a long history of […] Read more

Thinking About Diet Weight Loss Options

It is possible to lose weight without following a specific diet plan, but it is much easier if you have the structure of a diet weight loss plan. According to the experts who reviewed the diets for U.S. News and World Report, Weight Watchers has the best diet weight loss plan. Jenny Craig, Biggest Loser […] Read more

Cider Vinegar Weight Loss Options

If you are considering a cider vinegar weight loss plan, it is important to first consider whether the connection has any validity. Many researchers believe that there is a connection between consuming cider vinegar and losing weight at a rapid pace, because the vinegar assists you with the control of blood glucose levels and the […] Read more

3 Top Hotel Brands Offer New Healthy Travel Options

Running along Chicago’s lakefront; health-conscious hotels now provide running maps (photo: Wikipedia) Over the past year, Ive spotted a trend: High-end hotels offering healthy lifestyle amenities to lure health-conscious travelers. Some of this has been going on for years, of course. But Im not talking just aromatherapy products in the Read more