Disease

Do you have anxiety? Your mitochondria could be struggling to create energy.

The Takeaway: New research shows that anxiety is marked by dysfunction of our…


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Sleep: The Goldilocks of Cardiology

How sleep duration raises the risk of heart attack Sleep. That time that…


Vaping

What’s the Deal with Electronic Cigarettes?

As I rode up a chairlift this past winter, a cloud of grape-scented vapor…


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Trust Your Gut… to Break Your Heart

A New Study Links Gut Bacteria to Cardiovascular Disease Risk They say…


You probably don't need any vitamins.

Heart Health: Why You Probably Don't Need That Dietary Supplement

If you are like most people, you probably take some form of vitamin or other…


Menopause? Start estrogen replacement therapy sooner, to reduce heart disease

Hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women was once seen as a…


From Stress to a Resilient Brain, You Got More From Dad Than Your DNA.

A guest blog post by LifeOmic software engineer and biomedical scientist Chad…


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Reprogram Your Cells to Fight Diabetes

“In healthy body, healthy spirit.” We all know this ancient quote,…


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A Short History of Sickness and Why Prevention is Best

Throughout history, societies, technology and knowledge have evolved…


Physician examining a girl with stethoscope.

Young at Heart: Heart attack rates are rising fastest in young women

In the battle for equality between the sexes, it seems women are on the verge…