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What is PVD? How do I know if I have it?

There are just 10 seats remaining for tonight’s lecture at the Centre of Elgin, “What is PVD? How do I know if I have it?” PVD, or peripheral vascular disease, is something 5% of people over age 50 are believed … Continue reading

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News from Across the Pond: Foods fried in Olive or Sunflower Oils Not Linked to Heart Disease

A new study out of Spain and published in the British Medical Journal found that eating food fried in olive or sunflower oils is not linked to heart disease or premature death. The authors, led by Professor Pilar Guallar-Castill√≥n from … Continue reading

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Surprising study: Not enough sodium leads to increased heart risk

atients have long been advised to have a low sodium intake, especially those with heart disease. It’s undeniably true that too much sodium is bad for heart health. However, a new study in the Journal of American Medicine reveals that low sodium intake can also be detrimental to heart health. Continue reading

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Ask the Cardiologist: Vitamin D deficiency linked to risk of Heart Disease

Dr. Maciej Malinski is on the medical staff at Sherman Hospital. He has been kind enough to answer some frequently asked questions related to maintaining a healthy heart in his Ask the Cardiologist series. To see all posts Dr. Malinski … Continue reading

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