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Heart Disease Risk Reduced With One Cup of Leafy Green Veggies a Day

Research has found that individuals can significantly reduce their risk of heart disease by eating just 1 cup of nitrate-rich vegetables every day. The research looked at whether individuals who regularly ate higher quantities of nitrate-rich vegetables, such as beetroot and leafy greens, had reduced blood pressure, and it also looked at whether these same… Read More »

AHA News: Video Gaming Helps Heart Defect Survivor Connect With Others in the LGBTQ Community and Beyond

FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — Mike Lane’s heart journey began as a newborn – when his skin turned blue. He was 2 days old when a cardiologist realized the reason. He was born with several congenital heart defects, including a missing ventricular septum, a narrowing of the pulmonary artery called stenosis,… Read More »

CDC panel to hold emergency meeting on heart inflammation cases linked to COVID-19 vaccine

The committee that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on vaccines will hold an emergency meeting next Friday, June 18, to discuss cases of heart inflammation possibly linked to the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. The panel, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, is collecting more data on COVID-19 vaccines for its meeting… Read More »