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Men, Sleep and Diabetes Risk
For men, sleeping too much or too little could raise diabetes risk, a new study found.
Women, Sleep and Diabetes Risk
Ladies, catching the recommended amount of ZZZ's may be vitally important to your health.
Diabetes: How Teen Stress Could Predict Adult Risk
Many people believe that a positive mindset can help them overcome disease. New evidence suggests that the power of the mind-body connection may not only be real, it may also be a two-way street.
Lighting Up Might Up Your Diabetes Risk
It appears that smoking may put more than just your heart and lung health at risk.
Sleep, Naps and Diabetes Risk
If a siesta is part of your everyday routine, there may be cause for concern.
Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.
5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure
Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.
Got Diabetes? Quit Smoking, but Take Care
If you smoke, quit! If you're a smoker who has diabetes, however, you may need to more closely monitor your blood sugar after you quit.
Diabetes, Depression, Dementia: How They May Be Linked
Diabetes and depression are both challenging yet common chronic diseases in the US. Together, they may pose an additional risk to mental health.
Healthy Valentine’s Day for a Healthy Heart
Valentine’s Day — a day of chocolates, romantic dinners and loving hearts. Why can't it also be a day to focus on heart health?