Too Much Sitting Is Bad For You — But Some Types Are Better Than Others

Chronic excessive levels of sedentary time have been linked to greater risk of diabetes, heart disease, mortality and even some cancers

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

What do you need to know about diabetes and heart disease? Dr. Nieca Goldberg suggests questions to ask if you have either or both conditions.

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The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women's Health

Type 2 diabetes greatly increases your chance of developing cardiovascular disease, and the two share many risk factors. Luckily, you can make changes to lower your risk for both.

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My Heart Attack at 43 Was Terrifying. Then It Changed My Life for the Better.

I was a healthy, active woman with no family history of heart disease when I had a heart attack

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Clinical Trials Need a Broader Approach to Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes

Risk factors, racial disparities and sex differences should all be considered

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Do You Need to See a Cardio-Oncologist?

Lifesaving treatments can increase the risk of heart disease. A cardio-oncologist can help keep your heart healthy while you fight cancer.

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Sexual Health and Your Heart

Here's what you need to know about resuming sexual activity after a cardiovascular event

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Not Skipping a Beat

Six-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Amy Grant opens up about her recent heart surgery

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What Are Women’s Views About High Blood Cholesterol?

HealthyWomen recently ran a survey of over 1,100 respondents in partnership with Esperion to better understand women's views on high blood cholesterol.

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Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

As you talk to your doctor about your reproductive health and other factors we typically associate with pregnancy, you should also pay close attention to your heart.

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Can’t Sleep Due to COVID-19 Stress?

Try these sleep hygiene practices to get more zzz's.

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Because of My Congenital Heart Disease, I'm Part of the 20% at Serious Risk from COVID-19

If you’re lucky to be strong and healthy, this is why what you do matters, and why our future lies with you.

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Heart-Healthy

Try these small tweaks around the house to lessen your risk of heart disease. Little changes can make a big difference in your heart health!

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What Every Woman Must Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women over age 35, and yet many women fail to take care of their hearts and don't know the signs of heart disease.

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