Why am I gaining weight?

Ask the doctor Q. I have gained 10 pounds this year. I am 52, healthy, and am eating the same foods I have always eaten. Why am I gaining weight now? A. A lot of patients come to me with ...

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Quinoa salad

Get adventurous with the protein packed grain If you want to implement more protein into your diet, try this bistro quinoa with beets and goat’s cheese salad to get more adventurous in your diet. Replacing greens with quinoa turns culinary ...

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Atrial fibrillation overview

Atrial fibrillation is a heart rhythm disorder in which the upper chambers of the heart (the atria) beat fast and irregularly. Normally, the muscular walls of the right and left atria contract at the same time, pumping blood into the ...

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Matters of the heart: Sex and cardiovascular disease

Thanks to early screening, lifesaving interventions, and sophisticated pharmacology, millions of people live full, active lives after a heart disease diagnosis. That can include sex. Although the physical and emotional strains of cardiovascular disease often take a toll on a ...

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