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- Anxiety linked to higher risk DALLAS -- New prevention guidelines, programs to control blood pressure, getting more people to access cardiac rehab services and a possible link between digestive bacteria and heart disease risk are included in a recap of last year's top cardiovascu
Don't leave chocolate to the end — infuse the meal
A box of chocolates? A slice of chocolate cake? So very been-there-done-that.
Fasciculations are muscles that are out of control
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had leg cramps for about 32 years while I have engaged in an active lifestyle. I was a jogger for some years, and now I work out at the gym. I am in my late 60s and have found that the leg cramps have gotten worse.
Most aneurism treatment determined by size, location
DEAR DR. ROACH: My question is about my sister, who 66 years old with aortic disease and who’s had four aneurisms: an ascending aneurism 4.5 x 4.6 cm, a descending at 4.2 x 4.7cm, and also an abdominal at 2.4 x 3.2 and another just at 2 cm. I missed an in-depth story on the local evening news, but its hook was “a breakthrough on treating aneurisms that dramatically shrinks them.” — K.K.
Make your Sunday super
Whether you're a football fanatic or couldn't care less, we can all unite around one thing on Big Game Sunday: the food. This is America's second largest eating day, falling behind only Thanksgiving in terms of calories consumed. An average daily int
Medicines may be cause of dad's fainting episodes
DEAR DR. ROACH: My dad is 91 and in good health. In September, he had an episode in which his body stiffened and he fell.
Deliciously combining 2 classic Super Bowl dishes
Super Bowl party food is supposed to be indulgently heavy and satisfying. It should be rich and savory and totally over the top.
So to satisfying all of those criteria, I created a mega mashup that draws on two classic party foods — Buffalo chicken wings and nachos.
A fresh take on the traditional seven-layer dip
Everybody seems enraptured by seven-layer dip. And not that it's bad, but it's been done. And done again. And again.
- Is there any treatment for severe sickle cell anemia? DEAR DR. ROACH: My 39-year-old beloved niece just died of sickle cell anemia. Her life involved countless hospitalizations and blood transfusions every month to five weeks. She leaves behind a beautiful 5-year-old son to be raised by his father. On t
Serotonin syndrome includes mood changes
DEAR DR. ROACH: After being on Paxil for about 15 years, it wasn’t working anymore. My doctor decreased my dose, and I slowly started Viibryd.
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