diabetes

A recent study by a Vanderbuilt University professor found that a low-aalt diet actually reduces thirst and increases hunger. (Photo: Shutterstock)

New Study

High-Salt Diet Lowers Thirst, Raises Hunger When you eat salty food, you get thirsty and drink water. Right? While that may be true in the short-term, within 24 hours increasing salt consumption actually makes you less thirsty because your body starts to conserve and produce
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While heart transplants are optimal, only 2,500 are done each year on the more than 100,000 people with hear failure annually. (Image: Thinkstock)

Early Action

Treatment Options for Heart Failure Ask any doctor what can be done to maintain a healthy heart and the answer will most likely be eat healthy and exercise regularly. But what happens when someone’s heart is not healthy and does not pump blood properly? A few symptoms may show up
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Fresh fruits and veggies are high in vitamins and fiber and low in fat. (Photo: Shutterstock)

American Heart Month

Want to Eat Better? Shop Like a Cardiologist Many of us vowed to eat more healthfully in the new year but, one month later, are still struggling to take that first step. February is American Heart Month, so here are some grocery store guidelines to reduce the amount of fat, sugar
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