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Top Questions in Cardiovascular Care for Women Identified

by | June 27th, 2011

WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and theSociety for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) have released a new report identifying the top 10 unanswered questions in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease in women [1]. The new 10Q Report follows up on a 2006 alert, published because experts felt little traction…Read the Rest of Article

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Insufficient Sleep Thwarts Weight Loss Efforts (Medscape)

by | October 7th, 2010

“Many people today are overweight or obese, and diet-induced weight loss is a widely used strategy to reduce the health risks associated with excess adiposity,” write Arlet V.Nedeltcheva, MD, from the University of Chicago, Illinois, and colleagues. “The neuroendocrine changes associated with sleep curtailment in the presence of caloric restriction, however, suggest that lack of sufficient sleep may compromise the efficacy of commonly used dietary interventions in such persons.”

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Trying to eat healthier? Great. Just avoid these 9 common diet mistakes. WebMD

by | October 5th, 2010

One of the happiest days of my life was when I found out that chocolate (yes, chocolate!) was actually good for me. The rich, creamy candy I’d been surreptitiously snacking on since I was a kid was packed with heart-healthy antioxidants. I gleefully loaded up my shopping cart with bars and bags of chocolate —…Read the Rest of Article

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Why has the USA’s cesarean section rate climbed so high? US Today

by | August 31st, 2010

Impatience could help explain the rising U.S. cesarean section rate, given that a high percentage of such deliveries probably are performed before women are in active labor, a new National Institutes of Health-sponsored study shows.

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