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Should you really use your smartwatch or fitness wearable to monitor your heart?

Lifestyle

Wearable devices that can record your pulse can be handy for tracking your fitness – but can you really use them to monitor for an irregular heartbeat?

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Even mild COVID raises the chance of heart attack and stroke. What to know about the risks ahead

Lifestyle

Even a mild case of COVID can increase the long-term risks of serious cardiovascular diseases such as stroke, heart attack and heart failure.

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Nine vegetables that are healthier for you when cooked

Nutrition

Despite the raw food diet trend, some vegetables are actually more nutritious when cooked. Here are nine of them.

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Nutritional benefits of cruciferous vegetables

Nutrition

Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli are packed with many health-boosting nutrients. Find out how you can easily include them in meals.

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Had gestational diabetes? Here are 5 things to help lower your future risk of type 2 diabetes

Lifestyle

Gestational diabetes during pregnancy can increase future risk of heart disease. Here are 5 tips to help lower your risk.

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Regaining fitness after COVID infection can be hard

Lifestyle

Regaining fitness after COVID infection can be hard. Here are 5 things to keep in mind before you start exercising again

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The effects of long COVID on the heart

Lifestyle

The impact of COVID long term is yet to be seen, and more data about “long COVID” needs to be gathered, but here’s what we know so far.

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7 heart health mistakes among women and how you avoid them

Lifestyle

To help you stay ahead of heart health problems, here are some heart health mistakes you should keep in mind with solutions to help avoid them.

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5 foods claimed to improve health

Nutrition

It’s true many foods contain “bioactive compounds” – chemicals that act in the body in ways that might promote good health. But do these foods stack up?

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