Men’s Health: Prevention
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Check Yourself: Preventive Care Needs for Men
With an average lifespan of seven years less than women, comprehensive and preventive care for men is essential.
Why Heart Attacks Are on the Rise in Younger People
From 2006 to 2016, heart attacks for people younger than age 40 have increased by 2 percent every year. What is driving this trend?
How To Raise Your ‘Good’ Cholesterol
Did you know that there is one kind of blood cholesterol that is actually good for you to have lots of? It’s HDL cholesterol. Having an HDL level within the recommended range is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke.
Prevent Avoidable Chronic Conditions and Disease with an Annual Wellness Visit
We know at which age a person’s likelihood of disease goes dramatically up. That's why preventive screenings are suggested beginning at a certain age, depending on your gender and the illness – medical evidence shows precisely when that is.
Reduce Your Salt Intake and Improve Your Health
Many people don’t know the amount of sodium in foods they eat. While sodium makes food taste better, it also contributes to high blood pressure, elevating risk of heart attack and stroke.
Guidance is Changing on Low-Dose Aspirin To Prevent Heart Disease
Newer research shows the benefits of daily aspirin do not outweigh the risks for some patients. If you’re taking aspirin for prevention, you may want to talk with your doctor.
New Staging Proposal Portrays Heart Failure as More Preventable, Manageable Illness
The new approach may lead more patients to seek out the specific expertise of a heart failure specialist, which can lead to better management of the condition and improved outcomes for the patient.
How To Know If You're Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
While busy lives and stress often get in the way of a good night’s sleep, we are empowered to figure out the best personal sleep habits for better health.