Brain Activity May Predict Stress-Related Cardiovascular Risk

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By Traci Pedersen In the largest brain-imaging study of cardiovascular stress physiology to date, researchers have introduced a brain-based explanation of why stress might impact a person’s heart health. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, show that as we experience stressful events, our brains produce a distinct pattern of activity…

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One-Third Of Deaths In The U.S. Are Caused By Cardiovascular Disease

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Photo by American Heart Association By Stephen Feller   |   Dec. 16, 2015 at 2:42 PM One-third of deaths in the United States are caused by cardiovascular disease. Among other risk factors that could use some improving, researchers reported that one-third of adults in the United States have no physical activity outside of work.  While progress…

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Heart Health Images In The ‘Stroke Belt,’ Through The Lens Of Those At Risk…

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POSTED 12:53 PM, OCTOBER 10, 2015, BY STEVEN MARLBROUGH, UPDATED AT 11:01AM, OCTOBER 11, 2015 (CNN) — To promote heart health awareness where it is needed most, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had a creative idea. They assigned 15 African-American participants from the rural, low-income community of Lenoir County, North...

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