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Consumption of Cocoa and Wine May Enhance Brain Function!

We have all heard that red wine and chocolate may have health benefits and today I am happy to report the rumors are true.  According to a study done by the American Heart Association, consumption of flavanols found in cocoa products, red wine, grapes and apples is linked to enhanced brain function. 

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Does Blood Type Influence Your Risk of Heart Disease?

A study done by the American Heart Association shows that blood type may influence risk of heart disease.

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Are Marathons Safe For Runners Over 50?

With each Spring and the beginning of running season comes the inevitable news: sudden cardiac death at the _____ marathon.  It seems to occur in nearly every major marathon across the United States.  So is marathon participation bad for your heart, especially in older participants?  Cardiologist Davinder Jassall says "no". 

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New Feature! Medical News Bites

As an NP it can be tough to keep up with the latest breaking medical news.  After work, maintaining relationships with family and friends and the daily tasks that come with life in general, there is little to no time to read the latest medical research articles.  Until now.  Today,

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