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Your Running Goals Must Be Set Based YOU

Yesterday I saw a memory on Facebook of a post I shared after a new Marathon PR. All I posted was this picture of my watch showing a time of 3:55 and the short caption – NEW MARATHON PR!! At…

Another Study Suggests Too Much Fish Oil Could Trigger A-Fib

Latest Heart News By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) A new study confirms that fish oil supplements may raise the risk of a common heart-rhythm disorder — particularly when doses top 1 gram per day….

AHA News: Broken Heart Syndrome Is on the Rise, Especially Among Older Women

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13, 2021 (American Heart Association News) Broken heart syndrome, a life-threatening condition whose symptoms mimic a heart attack, is on the upswing, according to new research that shows the sharpest increases among women 50 and…

Weight Loss May Not Actually Make You Healthier, Study Reveals

Health experts have increasingly embraced the idea that people can absolutely be “fit and fat” — and that the body mass index is deeply flawed and does not provide a very good picture of a person’s health. A recent scientific…

Advice Shifts on Daily Aspirin for Heart Attack Prevention

Latest Heart News By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13, 2021 Most people shouldn’t bother taking daily low-dose aspirin to reduce their risk of a first heart attack or stroke, the nation’s leading panel of preventive medicine experts announced…

Are Clot-Busting Drugs Safe for All Strokes?

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, Oct. 12, 2021 Clot-busting drugs may be safe for certain stroke patients with brain aneurysms that haven’t ruptured, researchers say. An aneurysm is a bulge in the wall of a blood vessel. In the new study,…

AHA News: Pioneering Hispanic Health Study Keeps Uncovering Trove of Info

Latest Heart News FRIDAY, Oct. 8, 2021 (American Heart Association News) At first, there was skepticism about what would become the most extensive study of Hispanic and Latino health in the United States. But 15 years and nearly 400 scientific…

Air and Noise Pollution May Make You Vulnerable to Heart Failure

Latest Heart News FRIDAY, Oct. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) Years of exposure to air pollution and traffic noise could make you more vulnerable to heart failure, a new study warns. “We found that long-term exposure to specific air pollutants and…

Too Little Iron in Your Diet May Lead to Heart Disease

Latest Heart News By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 7, 2021 Iron is vital to health, and too little in your diet might lead to heart disease, European researchers report. They said about 1 in 10 new cases of…

PILE on the MILES 2021 – SURVEY

Disclaimer: Please speak with a medical professional before making any changes to your diet or exercise. I am not a doctor or registered dietitian. The views expressed are based on my own experiences, and should not be taken as medical,…