Health

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A healthy diet can help alleviate three major risk factors for heart disease. Find out what such a diet entails.

Uncover men's hidden health risks

Some of the biggest health risks for men may very likely be the ones they are least aware of. Read on for a look at five hidden health risks all men should know about.

Learn what big heart terms mean

Even if you understand how the heart works, the terms that doctors use can confuse you. Get definitions for some common terms here.

Tips to lower your cholesterol

Having a high cholesterol can put you at greater risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. If your cholesterol is high, consider using these suggestions to help you lower it.

How do foods get heart-check mark?

If you want to find foods that can help keep your heart healthy, a special insignia from the American Heart Association could help guide you at the grocery store.

Is sex safe after heart attack?

Experts say that people can have sex after their heart attacks. In fact, the more you exercise -- including having sex -- the better your odds.

How do foods get heart-check mark?

If you want to find foods that can help keep your heart healthy, a special insignia from the American Heart Association could help guide you at the grocery store.

Exercises for kids

Trying to find time to work out and spend time with your kids can be difficult. One way to keep you and your child healthy while spending quality time together is to exercise with your child.

What are unhealthiest fast-food items?

It's no secret that fast-food items aren't always the healthiest option. But what items are the worst? Find out which fast-food items contain the most calories.

Keys to living a healthier life

Would you be willing to sleep in more to add another two years to your life? Maybe floss more often in exchange for another year of living? How about having sex more often to extend your life expectancy?

Which diets are most effective?

U.S. News evaluated some of the most popular diets, using input from health experts to assist with their rankings. Take a look at the top-five ranked diets.