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Spending Time Outdoors Boosts Health

Global study finds exposure to greenspace reduces risk of everything from cardiovascular disease to type II diabetes and high blood pressure.


Green Tea Molecule Could Prevent Stroke

Researchers find compound in green tea that dissolves potentially dangerous protein plaques in blood vessels that could cause stroke.

Women Who Clock 45+ Hours at Risk for Diabetes

For women who worked 45 or more hours a week the diabetes risk was 63% higher than it was among those who worked between 35 and 40 hours

E-cigarettes Increase Stroke Risk as Much as Cigarettes

Smoking doubles the risk of stroke with researchers now saying that e-cigarettes are just as harmful to cardiovascular health as cigarettes.

Health Tip: Use a Blood Thinner Safely

More than two million people in the U.S. take blood thinners to prevent blood clots and stroke. Here's suggestions for ensuring safety.

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