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5 lifestyle tips for a healthy fall

local94news shared this story from American Heart Association.

b'Reclaim habits that benefit body and mind, with tips from the American Heart Association





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A plant-based diet is the best way to avoid heart disease, according to a new report

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b'Researchers advise consuming whole foods and avoiding red and processed meat.





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Late for everything? Here are 7 tips to help you break the habit.

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b'A constant struggle to be on time could be because of your personality or ADHD, but there are strategies for overcoming it.





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Think Of Your COVID-19 Vaccine Like A Very Good Raincoat, Says Dr. Leana Wen

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b'Dr. Leana Wen is in favor of COVID-19 vaccine mandates. "I don

It protects from drizzles and thunderstorms but not a hurricane. In other words, if you are exposed again and again to infected people, there\'s some risk you could get sick.

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Feel free to enjoy that coffee without worrying about your heart, new research says

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b'A study of more than 380,000 people found that coffee consumption was not associated with a higher risk of an abnormal heartbeat, according to results published in JAMA Internal Medicine.





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Nearly 9 Million Pfizer Shots in Teens, Serious Side Effects Rare

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Some reassuring news about COVID-19 vaccine safety in young people: After millions of teens have received Pfizer\'s shots, serious side effects have been rare.

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Exercising with osteoporosis: Stay active the safe way

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Kids, COVID & Vaccines: What to Know

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More than 6.7 million children age 12-17 have received at least one vaccine dose. But new data is also raising concern about hospitalization rates in teens.

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b'Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how disconnecting before we go to bed can help us live to 100.
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Taking more steps daily may lead to a longer life

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Getting Sober: Finding Your Way

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Getting sober isn\'t one-size-fits-all. People who\'ve made the decision to quit drinking share what worked for them.

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Opioids After Dental Work May Be Dangerous

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A new study warns getting a prescription for an opioid painkiller from your dentist could put you or your family at risk for an overdose.

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7 Expert Tips on Building Healthy Post-Pandemic Habits

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b'Science-based advice on how to become a better you as we enter a post-pandemic world ... As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to roll out across the country and life slowly starts to return to normal,...'

How Food May Improve Your Mood

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b'The sugar-laden, high-fat foods we often crave when we are stressed or depressed, as comforting as they are, may be the least likely to benefit our mental health.

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