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What’s Your Heart’s Age?

Assess your health by how hard your heart is working<p>Feeling old? Talk to your heart. Factors like height and weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol can tell you how old or young your ticker is compared to your actual age. And, according to new Spanish research, knowing this number could be the …

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HOW TO SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE<p>Let’s say it’s 6.15pm and you’re going home (alone of course), after an unusually hard day on the job. You’re …

Kreyos Meteor Smart Watch: Designed for Active Lifestyles

The Kreyos Meteor is shaping up to be a really unique smart watch that should appeal to athletes and others with active, outdoor lifestyles. An …

Scaling Back on Fish Oil: An Evidence-Based Update

Over a year ago, I questioned my daily supplementation of omega-3 fatty acid (triglyceride-reducing agents found in fish oil) by looking at some evidence for and against its health benefits. After this mini-literature review, I decided to continue taking fish oil tabs despite the lackluster …

FDA-cleared EKG at your fingertips.

• The first of its kind, FDA-cleared, clinical grade wearable EKG replaces your original Apple Watch® band providing access to a 30-second EKG anytime, …

10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication

If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down.<p>Lifestyle plays an …

Diabetes

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Sleep Better with This Simple Trick

You'll need to get wet first<p>Can't fall asleep to save your life? On the latest episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, Christopher Winter, M.D., director of the Martha Jefferson Sleep Medicine Center, reveals how a temperature-controlled bed can help you and your partner sleep better. But if you can't spring …

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Banish Your Desk Jockey Slouch

Use this simple move to improve your posture and upper-body strength<p>If you sit all day, you slouch. That's old news, right? Besides making you look like a caveman, that desk-slump can limit you in the gym. Or worse, land you on the disabled list.<p>"When your shoulders cave forward and your back …

Yoga

Blood Pressure Monitor | Blood Glucose Meter - Consumer Reports News

The following medical devices can warn you of health dangers, offer reassurance, and help you monitor chronic conditions that vary from day to day. …

Plank position for beginners

We all know plank position is good for us. But. Um. What if you lack the core strength needed to suck in the gut and engage the back, glutes and quad muscles — all while balancing between your toes and elbows?<p>Answer: You slowly and carefully work your way up to it, says fitness expert Tosca Reno, …

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Fitness trackers worth checking out

Fitness trackers are all the rage. But how to choose one?<p>First off, know what you're looking for. Fitness trackers and pedometers are great for walkers and runners but not as adept if, say, you're a swimmer or cyclist. And if you are not a gadget geek, save yourself the grief and go for a simple …

7 Weird Signs of Health Troubles

You don’t need a crystal ball to predict your future health — just your five senses. Whether you realize it or not, many conditions and diseases …