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Lifestyle and home remedies

Coping with job stress

High stress levels at work can steal the joy from life. Learn how to turn the tables on job stress, starting today.

Create a quit-smoking plan

Having a plan to stop smoking or stop using other tobacco may help you quit for good. Here's how to put a quit-smoking plan in place.

Fitness for less

Can't afford a gym membership? Use these tips to get in shape without breaking your budget.

Meat and poultry

Learn ways to trim the fat from meat and poultry without sacrificing taste and enjoyment.

Weight-loss goals

Convert your thoughts into actions by setting realistic and attainable weight-loss goals.

Prevention

Fitting in fitness

Finding time for fitness can be tough. Start by making it convenient.

How to say no

Discover why saying no may be the single most important strategy you can use for stress relief.

Quitting smoking

When you're trying to quit smoking, cravings can be powerful. Use these 10 strategies to help resist tobacco cravings.

Weight-loss readiness

Before you plunge into a weight-loss program, see if you're truly ready to change.

Symptoms

Angina

Angina is a common type of chest pain caused by coronary artery disease. Unstable angina can be a warning sign of a heart attack.

Nausea and vomiting

Sick to your stomach? Nausea and vomiting usually pass quickly but sometimes result from long-term or serious conditions.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Tests and diagnosis

Coronary angiogram

A coronary angiogram uses special X-rays to examine the inside of your heart's blood vessels. Find out what to expect when you have the procedure.

Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram allows your doctor to see your heart in motion. Here's what you need to know about the test.

Electrocardiogram

An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a test that provides valuable clues about your heart health. Here's what you need to know about the test.

Nuclear stress test

A nuclear stress test is used to diagnose heart conditions by comparing images of your heart during exercise and while at rest.

Treatments and drugs

Angioplasty

Coronary angioplasty and stents can reopen clogged heart arteries if buildup of plaques is causing chest pain, shortness of breath or a heart attack.

Daily aspirin therapy

Daily aspirin therapy can be a lifesaving option, but it's not for everyone. Get the facts before considering a daily aspirin.

Mar. 06, 2014

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