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Cocoa consumption linked with reduction in heart disease, stroke

Jamie Lampros
Feb 25 2014 - 10:36am

Eating chocolate may cut the risk of heart disease and stroke by about one-third, but moderation is key.Jessica Wozab, a physician assistant at Ogden Clinic, said multiple studies show that chocolate does have beneficial effects on the heart, insulin and cholesterol levels, specifically LDL or bad cholesterol in the body. The darker the chocolate...

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Controlling your risk for vascular disease

Contributed, Dr. Stephen Miller, MD
Jan 21 2014 - 3:02pm

I see patients too often who have ignored the potential for heart issues by living a lifestyle most cardiologists would call dangerous. As a cardiologist, it is my job to try to repair the damage, but so many of these heart problems could have been prevented. I try to educate my patients about heart care and help those at risk make the right...

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Heart patient from Roy completes coast-to-coast bike ride

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 7 2013 - 6:51pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Riding a bicycle from coast to coast, a total of 3,171 miles,  is quite an accomplishment, but doing so with 16 stents in your heart and a pacemaker defibrillator is something else.Roy resident Bob Quick, 54, and his son Conrad just completed that journey and friends, family and those who saved his life nine years ago...

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VIDEO: Father of actress Blake Lively has historic heart procedure at U of U hospital

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Nov 27 2013 - 12:04pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Ernie Lively moved to a scenic home in the mountains of Wasatch County to escape the hectic pace of Hollywood when he retired. The actor, who resides in Heber City with his wife Elain has credentials that include a long list of TV and film appearances, including Passenger 57 and the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants --the...

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VIDEO: Father of actress Blake Lively has historic heart procedure at U of U hospital

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Nov 27 2013 - 12:04pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Ernie Lively moved to a scenic home in the mountains of Wasatch County to escape the hectic pace of Hollywood when he retired. The actor, who resides in Heber City with his wife Elain has credentials that include a long list of TV and film appearances, including Passenger 57 and the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants --the...

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VIDEO: Father of actress Blake Lively has historic heart procedure at U of U hospital

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Nov 27 2013 - 12:04pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Ernie Lively moved to a scenic home in the mountains of Wasatch County to escape the hectic pace of Hollywood when he retired. The actor, who resides in Heber City with his wife Elain has credentials that include a long list of TV and film appearances, including Passenger 57 and the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants --the...

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