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New Evidence Suggests Chocolate Lowers Stroke Risk

Chocolate lovers have another reason to indulge. A new study shows that consuming chocolate on a regular basis may decrease stroke risk by 20%.  New data reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found an inverse association … Continue reading

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Diastolic BP Lower than 70 mm Hg Increases CV Risk in Diabetic Patients

If you are a type 2 diabetic, you might like to maintain your blood pressure below 140/70 mm Hg but keeping your diastolic blood pressure above 70mm Hg.  This can reduce your chance of having a heart attack, according to … Continue reading

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