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Basics for Cardiovascular Health by Dr. Randy

By at January 25, 2012 | 1:03 am | 2 Comments

Basics for Cardiovascular Health by Dr. Randy

The cardiovascular system is made up of 4 structures: heart, arteries, veins and capillaries. Different diseases affect these structures such as heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and stroke. Some of these diseases have no symptoms until very late in their onset. It is important to keep your risk of cardiovascular disease to a minimum through a healthy more...

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Trans Fatty Acids by Hollie Strawn

By at January 19, 2012 | 1:08 pm | 0 Comment

Trans Fatty Acids by Hollie Strawn

Trans fatty acids are an industrially produced fat originally meant to replace saturated fats in processed foods and in commercial and household cooking and frying. (Harvard School of Public Health 2012) Numerous studies have shown the harmful effects of this product produced from once healthy unsaturated vegetable oil. (Benatar 2010) The differences between saturated and more...

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All About Arteriosclerosis

By at May 26, 2011 | 11:22 pm | 0 Comment

All About Arteriosclerosis

All About Arteriosclerosis byRachell Eom 1.What is Arteriosclerosis? When most people hear the term, ‘arteriosclerosis’, they think it is a some form of disease related to the arteries.  It is simply a condition where our arteries build up by the accumulation of fatty substance which causes the state where artery is being hardened. The term Arteriosclerosis is more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease

By at March 23, 2011 | 12:23 pm | 4 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease

10 Things You Should Know About Heart Disease By Adna Rudan     The number one cause of death in the United States is Heart Disease. Statistics show that every 34 seconds a person dies from heart disease in the United States. Women, especially African American women are more likely to be affected with this deadly heart disease than men. Women are also less likely more...

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