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No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements-6471

No health benefit to vitamin and mineral supplements

Multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C -- the most commonly used supplements -- showed no advantage or added risk in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or premature death, according to a systematic review of data and studies published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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5 healthy habits may boost life expectancy by a decade-6433

5 healthy habits may boost life expectancy by a decade

Maintaining five healthy habits during adulthood -- eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking -- may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a recent analysis.

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TechTalk: Virtual coaches, fitness trackers helpful after cardiac rehab-6354

TechTalk: Virtual coaches, fitness trackers helpful after cardiac rehab

Heart patients who participate in cardiac rehab programs typically do well during the program but tend to revert to sedentary lifestyles once the formal programs end, according to Duke University Medical Center researchers.

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Brief use of pedometers may boost activity over the long term-6348

Brief use of pedometers may boost activity over the long term

A long-term followup of two studies of pedometer use with older adults found that the 12-week walking programs - which included mail or nurse support - led to higher physical activity up to four years later, compared with usual care. Both studies were in London, UK.

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Stats: 6x higher risk of heart attack after flu infection-6235

Stats: 6x higher risk of heart attack after flu infection

Chances of a heart attack increase six-fold during the first week after a confirmed influenza infection, researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Public Health Ontario reported recently in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Stats: 25% of US adults over 65 have diabetes-6092

Stats: 25% of US adults over 65 have diabetes

Half of the US population has diabetes or are at high risk for it, and many are not aware they have the condition.

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