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Optimism’s linked to a healthier heart

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Being positive when things are going wrong can be a struggle, but a new study suggests it’s seriously worth a try. According to new research from the University of Illinois, there’s a significant link between optimism and good heart health. Rosalba Hernandez and her team looked at data from more than 5100 adults of different…

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Wine only protects your heart if you exercise, says study

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Most of us have heard/celebrated the news that wine is good for heart health. But it turns out that it only works if you exercise too. Scientists started publishing research showing a link between drinking a glass or two of wine and a lowered risk of cardiovascular disease in the early 90s. Several studies have…

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Good news! Beef burgers can lower blood pressure (probably)

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We’re not saying that a trip to [insert fast food restaurant of your choice] is good for you. But surprisingly, beef isn’t the enemy of heart health it’s often been painted as. In fact, new research by nutritional scientists shows that eating beef can actually help reduce risk factors for heart disease. The key is…

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