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Blueberries may lower cardiovascular risk by up to 20 percent

The phytochemicals that give blueberries their blue color can significantly improve cardiovascular health, finds a new two-part study. The positive effect that blueberries can have on blood pressure is comparable to that of hypertension drugs. Dubbed “the silent killer” because it has no visible symptoms in its early stages, hypertension affects approximately 1 in 3… Read More »

Viewpoints: Are Lower Health Care Prices Going To Be Break The GOP Needs?; Progress After Parkland Isn’t Nearly Enough To Slow Gun Violence

Opinion writers weigh in on these and other health topics. The Wall Street Journal: Will Republicans Start Winning On Health Care?  Prices of health care products and services have been rising very slowly in the Trump era. Meanwhile the President’s opponents are embracing increasingly radical plans for the sector. The issue that enabled Democrats to… Read More »

12 Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol

Healthy Eating Protect your heart by eating more foods that have a beneficial effect on cholesterol. Here are the experts’ favorites. New rules to live by Umpaporn/Shutterstock High cholesterol is considered a risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease, the top cause of deaths in the country and worldwide. One of the most effective ways to… Read More »