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Moderate drinking not harmful for older patients with heart failure, study suggests

A new study suggests that people over age 65 who are newly diagnosed with heart failure can continue to drink moderate amounts of alcohol without worsening their condition. The study, from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, showed a survival benefit for moderate drinkers compared with those who abstained from alcohol. On average,… Read More »

Your Sweaty Workout Can Help Your Heart Just as Much as Meds Can

Getty ImagesHalfpoint Images Exercise just might be your next heart-healthy prescription: Sweaty workouts may be able to lower your high blood pressure just as much as prescription meds can, new research just published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests. Researchers collected data from 194 clinical trials that focused on medications designed to lower… Read More »