Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Heart Health

10 Blood Pressure Myths and Facts You Need to Know

Does drinking alcohol raise blood pressure? What are the signs of high blood pressure? Find out the answers — a...
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6 Possible Reasons Why You Have Swollen Feet, Ankles or Legs

Occasional swelling of your lower extremities can be caused by everything from salty food to standing too long. H...
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What Causes an Enlarged Heart?

An enlarged heart isn’t a condition in itself — it’s a symptom caused by different cardiovascular issues. H...
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10 Blood Pressure Myths and Facts You Need to Know

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6 Possible Reasons Why You Have Swollen Feet, Ankles or Legs

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What Causes an Enlarged Heart?

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Do Vitamin D Supplements Really Improve Your Health?

Can vitamin D supplements prevent cancer, protect your heart and step up physical performance? Read on to see wha...
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How Dangerous Is Secondhand Smoke?

Passive smoking can be more damaging to your health than you might think. Considering the clear risks associated ...
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More Women Die From This Disease Than Any Other, and Many Don’t Know What It Is

Less than half of American women know what the biggest threat to their health is. Learn more about it — and how...
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A Racing Pulse: How Fast Is Too Fast?

If your heart is beating so fast it feels like it’s about to burst, you could have a serious condition — or, ...
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5 Ways Your Commute Affects Your Health

Your morning drive might not be healthful, but you can take steps to counteract its effects. Even if you wake up ...
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5 Questions to Ask at Your Next Physical

The right question can reveal a lot about your health. Your annual checkup is more important than you may think. ...
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Your Body at 50

Your 50s might bring some changes in your body — here’s how to handle what’s in store. We’ve all heard th...
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This Science-Backed Diet Could Help Overhaul Your Health

What the DASH diet lacks in social media buzz, it more than makes up for with a research-based eating plan. Sure,...
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