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Aspirin has long been prescribed to prevent heart attacks. Now experts say it shouldn’t.
The side effects are not worth the potential benefits, especially for older adults.
What happens if you eat too much salt?
There’s a reason why some restaurants are required to label sodium on menus.
COVID cases are plaguing the Olympics even before they’ve begun
Here’s what you need to know about the pandemic this week.
A simple blood test could save new mothers. Why aren’t more doctors using it?
PPCM may not be as rare as we think—but it doesn't have to be a death sentence.
Plant-based diets aren’t always healthy
Certain vegetarian and vegan foods come with their own health risks.
5 heart-healthy foods—and 2 to absolutely avoid
If it feels hard to keep up with nutritional advice, don’t worry—cardiologists are here to help.
4 benefits of eating mushrooms
A mushrooming list of reasons to embrace fungi.
Your grip strength could hint at future health problems
A decrease in grip strength at certain ages has been tied to a higher chance of death from cancers and cardiac disease.
A study claiming hydroxychloroquine increased risk of death used dubious data
Hydroxychloroquine still hasn’t proven itself useful, but research on its dangers has now been called into question.
COVID-19 is causing strokes in young people and doctors don’t know why
Researchers are faced with a glut of front-line data and a deficit of lab research.