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For Couples, Mutual Ambivalence Increases Cardiovascular Risk

New research finds plaque build-up in the coronary arteries of older couples who expressed mixed feelings about one another.

 

Playing Music May Lower Blood Pressure

New research from the Netherlands finds neurocardial differences between young musicians and their non-musical peers.

 

Mother’s Travails May Appear in Offspring’s DNA

Puzzled over health complications more persistent among African Americans than in other Americans, researchers invoke epigenetics.

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The Big One

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