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Nearly Half of U.S. Women Don’t Know Heart Disease is Their No. 1 Killer

Women and their physicians are largely uneducated when it comes to females and heart disease, putting women’s health and lives at greater risk, a new study out today shows.

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Everyday Chemicals Linked to Chronic Disease in Men

Phthalates are a group of chemicals widely used in common consumer products, such as food packaging and wrappings, toys, medications, and even medical devices.

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6 Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease That May Surprise You

Those familiar with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are likely aware of the disorder’s most visible symptoms, including slower movements, impaired balance, rigidity/stiffness and involuntary shaking.

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13 facts every woman should know about heart disease

When it comes to heart disease, women experience unique causes, symptoms and outcomes when compared to men.

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Vivian Guzofsky, 88, holds a baby doll at Sunrise Senior Living in Beverly Hills, Calif. Guzofsky, who has Alzheimer's disease, is calm when taking care of the dolls.
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When pretend play is real for Alzheimer’s patients

No one knows whether she believes she is holding a doll or a real baby. What the staff at Sunrise Senior Living do know is that Guzofsky, who can get agitated and aggressive, is always calm when caring for the dolls.

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Did butter get a bad rap?

Using vegetable oils high in linoleic acid might be worse than using butter when it comes to preventing heart disease.

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