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By Michael J. Blaha, MD, MPH
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E-cigarettes: Their Popularity Exceeds Our Knowledge

Are you caught up in the buzz surrounding e-cigarettes? Wondering if they will help you quit smoking? Or if they are a safer alternative to a conventional cigarette habit?  More »

Is the New Cardiovascular Risk Calculator Flawed?

The main innovation of the new prevention guidelines is that patients and physicians should spend time discussing the concept of risk, and should make increasingly personalized treatment decisions. The new risk calculator should not by any means b...  More »

Fighting Against Obesity: The FDA Suggests New Food Labels

Today, more than one-third of adults (35 percent) and 17 percent of youths are obese, and the estimated costs of obesity-related conditions—including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer—are estimated at over $200 billion per year.  More »

Don’t Lose Your Taste for Water

Many of you probably do too. We have collectively managed to fool our taste buds (and our brains!) into thinking that water lacks flavor. This may be good for the food industry, but it most certainly is not good for our heart health.  More »

Is Atherosclerosis Unique to Modern-Day Humans?

Is Atherosclerosis Unique to Modern-Day Humans?  More »

Low Testosterone: How It Affects Heart Health

By turning low-T into a disease, without consideration of why testosterone is low, could we be harming ourselves more than we are helping?  More »

Nuts: A Heart-Healthy Snack

Nuts have been getting a lot of attention lately and, to many people’s surprise, the buzz is good. Nuts are now considered a health food.  More »

Gum Disease and Heart Disease: What's the Connection?

Many studies have in fact shown a significant association between these two; however, there is still insufficient evidence to conclude a cause-effect relationship. Although some experts remain skeptical, it's been established that these diseases c...  More »

The Mediterranean Diet: The Best Diet for Your Heart

A diet is the entire common-sense framework that underpins and reinforces one’s eating habits.  More »

Are Multivitamins a Waste of Money?

While dietary supplements are clearly helpful for patients with certain digestive diseases, or for pregnant women, the question we will tackle here: are they helpful for everyone?  More »

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