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A new study links this popular diet with lower blood pressure — and reduced cardiac injury and strain

Does the DASH diet have hidden health effects? Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center examined three cardiovascular indicators to determine if — and how — diet directly impacts cardiac health. They analyzed blood samples from clinical-trial participants who stuck to strict dietary regimens and found that the DASH diet, already shown to lower blood […]

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Could removing one item from your dinner plate reduce the risk of heart disease? A new study of 28,000 people says yes

Hold the beef. Cutting meat out of your diet, particularly for your last meal of the day, can have long-term benefits to your health, according to a study of nearly 28,000 people’s dinner habits between 2006 and 2013 published this week in the peer-reviewed Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. It may not just be […]

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‘I’m paying 30% more’: Lobster prices are soaring just in time for Memorial Day Weekend

One lobster roll? That will be $34, please. Red’s Eats in Wiscasset, Maine is charging exactly that for a lobster roll. But it’s not the only lobster shack that has been forced to hike prices, Americans gearing up to indulge in the Maine summertime staple should expect to pay more this Memorial Day Weekend. Americans […]

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2 million Americans in 18 states will lose extra unemployment benefits — here’s when it will happen

More than 2 million Americans across 18 Republican-led states are going to be cut off from enhanced federal unemployment benefits that have prevented millions of Americans from living in poverty in the coming weeks. Their governors say these benefits, which were set to expire in September, are overly generous and are contributing to the mounting […]

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