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Moms Who Breastfeed Less Likely To Develop Heart Attacks Or Strokes

The longer women breastfeed, the lower their risk of heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular disease, report University of Pittsburgh researchers in a study published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology. "Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women, so it's vitally important for us to know what we can do to protect ourselves," said Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, M.D., M.S.
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Breastfeeding Linked To Better Health For Mothers, Study Finds

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

Women who have breastfed have a lower risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases during menopause, according to a study scheduled to be published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the New... Read Post

Reducing Heart Disease Risk In Middle-Aged Women By Lowering Blood Pressure

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

Large numbers of middle-aged women worldwide could reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease (stroke, heart attack and heart failure) and its complications by lowering their blood pressure, researchers report in Hyperte... Read Post

'Triad Triage Trio' Spreads the Word about Heart Disease and Stroke Risk, Reports AHA's Heart Insight

Health : Newswise Medical News (last week)

In North Carolina, a stroke survivor, a heart attack survivor, and a heart transplant recipient have teamed up to share their experiences--with the goal of encouraging others to reduce their own cardiovascular disease risks. The "Tr... Read Post


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