Heart-Healthy Cooking
A plate with two servings of baked salmon with mustard sauce.

Baked Salmon with Mustard Sauce Recipe

Fish is one fatty protein doctors and registered dietitians encourage people to eat. Unlike fatty meats and dairy, which have unhealthy saturated fats, the fat in fish is unsaturated and full of omega-3 fatty acids. Research shows that these fatty acids decrease risk of arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeats), which can lead …

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Heart Health

Returning to Life After a Heart Attack

Having a heart attack can be one of the most frightening experiences many people endure. The pain and fear in that moment, the worry of the unknown and the desperation to reevaluate your life are all difficult challenges to surmount. Another tough climb that comes after suffering a heart attack …

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Woman practicing meditation

6 Ways to Get Started with Meditation

There are many ways to relax and clear one’s head, but few have a more measurable impact than meditation. Often described as “thinking about not thinking,” meditation helps the body and mind unwind. In fact, a growing body of research suggests that meditating for as few as 10 minutes a …

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Coping with Cancer

How to Share (Or Not Share) a Cancer Diagnosis

Learning you have cancer is a life-changing event. It’s scary, painful, and both physically and emotionally demanding. Once you come to terms with your cancer diagnosis, one of the many things you have to think about is whether to tell others – and how to go about it. The way …

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Understanding Heart Health
heart flutter, atrial fibrillation

What is Heart Flutter?

The human heart is strong. Each day, it beats an average of 100,000 times, pumping about 2,000 gallons of blood throughout the body. And by age 70, your heart will have beat more than 2.5 billion (yes, billion) times. While arguably one of the most important muscles in the body, …

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Healthy Treats

Raspberry-Chocolate Yogurt Bark Recipe

Sure, you could go the box-of-chocolates route to impress your sweetie this Valentine’s Day, but isn’t something homemade (and healthy) a little more thoughtful? This creamy frozen yogurt bark combines the bright raspberry flavor with a hint of rich chocolate. It’s an especially perfect treat for kids. Using a base …

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Maintaining Healthy Relationships

How to Make Friends as an Adult (and Why It Matters)

When you’re a kid, making friends is seamless. You meet at the park or at school, play together and before long, you’ve got a new bestie. Most of us also made friends easily enough in college, or at early jobs, when everyone’s doing the same thing at more or less …

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Healthy Celebrations

Recipe: Lighter Spinach Artichoke Dip

Classic spinach artichoke dip is a real crowd pleaser, especially at parties or game nights. There’s no denying that. But it can also be a ooey-gooey bomb of unnecessary fat and calories. Not all hope is lost, though. Get that creamy texture with lower fat dairy options like plain yogurt …

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Understanding Sleep Disorders

Sleep Apnea Basics: 4 FAQs Answered

If your bed partner complains about your loud snoring—or you frequently wake yourself up with a snort—a condition called sleep apnea could be the culprit. “Sleep apnea is a condition where you briefly and repeatedly stop breathing during sleep,” says Meeta Singh, M.D., a sleep medicine expert at Henry Ford …

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Fighting Infections Safely

Avoiding Antibiotic Overuse

This time of year, bugs and germs are front and center, and unfortunately bacteria thrive during the winter chill. So while we gather indoors to escape the frigid temperatures, cocoon on the couch and watch award shows and Monday night football, the transmission of bacteria between friends is almost a …

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