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WebClose. Health Alerts from Harvard Medical School. Get helpful tips and guidance for everything from fighting inflammation to finding the best diets for weight lossfrom …

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WebDon’t count on a supplement to fix high cholesterol. Published February 1, 2023. A 2022 study found that taking supplements for four weeks to treat "bad" LDL …

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Exercise & Fitness

WebExercise & Fitness. Exercising regularly, every day if possible, is the single most important thing you can do for your health. In the short term, exercise helps to control appetite, …

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WebDecoding the price of heart tests and procedures. Published November 1, 2022. Prices for six common heart tests and procedures at top-ranked U.S. hospitals showed surprisingly wide variations, according …

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Living to 100 and beyond: the right genes plus a …

WebBe physically active every day. Eat a healthy diet rich in whole grains, lean protein, vegetables, and fruits. Reduce or avoid unhealthy saturated fats and trans fats. Instead, use healthier …

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Late-stage cervical cancer on the rise: What to know

Web1 day ago · Human papilloma virus and cervical cancer: What to know. Human papilloma virus (HPV) causes nine out of 10 cervical cancers. In 2023, 13,960 women in the US will …

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HHP Medication Safety Watch: January 2023

WebHHP Medication Safety Watch: January 2023. February 3, 2023. This list contains selected items from the full FDA list of recalls, withdrawals, and alerts for …

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Plant Based Eating

WebKnown for its well-documented health benefits, the Mediterranean diet is essentially a form of plant-based eating. Most of the diet consists of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, …

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Harvard Health Blog

WebPublished December 16, 2022. This year, results from a review of literature on plant-based diets and prostate cancer risk concluded that apart from having advantages for cardiovascular health, quality of …

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WebHarvard Medical School has created a large department dedicated to developing and teaching young scientists about the emerging field of computational …

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WebPublished June 1, 2021. Menstruation is a basic fact of human existence, yet millions of people in the US struggle to afford –– or can’t afford –– products like tampons …

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A mindful way to help manage type 2 diabetes

Web2 days ago · Practice slow controlled breathing. Lie on your back with one or both of your hands on your abdomen. Inhale slowly and deeply, drawing air into the lowest part of …

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How can you find joy (or at least peace) during difficult times

WebPositive emotions have been linked with better health, longer life, and greater well-being in numerous scientific studies. On the other hand, chronic anger, …

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Sex and prostate health

WebBenign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as an enlarged prostate, affects about half of men ages 51 to 60, and the rate steadily rises with age. As the …

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Heart health guidelines get updated

WebThe American Heart Association (AHA) recently revised its checklist for achieving optimal heart health, introducing its new Life’s Essential 8. The list replaces …

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10 Small Steps for Better Heart Health

Web8. Breathe deeply. Try breathing slowly and deeply for a few minutes a day. It can help you relax. Slow, deep breathing may also help lower blood pressure. 9. Wash …

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Healthy lifestyle: 5 keys to a longer life

WebThe population health benefits of a healthy lifestyle: Life expectancy increased and onset of disability delayed. Health Affairs, August 2017. The combined …

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Harvard Health Publishing Staff

WebFrancesca Coltrera is editor of the Harvard Health Blog, and a senior content writer and editor for Harvard Health Publishing. She is an award-winning medical writer and co …

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Hysterosalpingogram

WebThe hysterosalpingogram is an x-ray test that takes a picture after dye has filled the inside of the uterus and fallopian tubes. It is a test that can help determine the …

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Don’t buy into dietary supplements for heart health

WebIn the journals. For people without heart disease, low-dose statin therapy can lower LDL (bad) cholesterol better than six dietary supplements promoted to improve …

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Fetal Ultrasound

WebUltrasound is a painless way to show a fetus in the uterus. The test uses sound waves and a type of sonar detection system to generate a black-and-white moving …

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The ever-evolving message about eggs and heart health

WebThis week-by-week plan, The Harvard Medical School 6-Week Plan for Healthy Eating, will help you transform your eating habits into a program of nutritious and …

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WebPublished January 1, 2023. Sexual side effects can be a primary concern when treating an enlarged prostate with medication or surgery. Depending on the …

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