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Study: Taking A Bath Could Be Good For Your Health

(CNN) - A new study suggests bathing could be good for your heart. It found that a daily hot bath was associated with a 28% lower risk of heart disease and a 26% lower risk of stroke. Researchers believe…

Study: Chilies Cut Risk Of Death From Heart Attack, Stroke

(CNN) - A new study suggests eating chili peppers cuts the risk of death from heart attack and stroke. The study in Italy compared the risk of death among 23,000 people over eight years. Researchers found the risk of…

Study: Daytime Naps Keep Your Heart Healthy

(CNN) - No need to feel guilty about taking an afternoon nap. A little extra sleep could be the best medicine for your heart. A new study in the journal Heart found two naps a week can lower your…

Jerry Lee Lewis In Rehab Following Stroke

(CNN) - Rock-and-Roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis continues to recover from a recent stroke. The 83-year-old was hospitalized for two weeks and is now in a rehab center, according to his publicist. Lewis' doctor says Lewis "is expected to…

Drinking and Dementia

In Your Health Minute, Drinking heavily or not at all could increase the risk of dementia. French researchers tracked over 9 thousand middle aged adults for…

Report: Pat Robertson Recovering From Stroke

(CNN) - 87-year-old televangelist "Pat" Robertson is reportedly recovering from a stroke. The Christian Broadcasting Network released a statement Saturday saying the founder of the network is expected to make a full recovery. The release went on to say that…

Marijuana and Hypertension

  Smoking marijuana may increase the risk of death from hypertension. Researchers at Georgia State University surveyed more than 12-hundred adults about their marijuana use. Pot smokers had more than triple the risk of hypertension-related death. And that risk increased…

Diet Soda Possible Association with Stroke, Dementia

(CNN) - You may want to hold off opening that diet soda after this. A new study suggests diet sodas and other artificially sweetened drinks may be linked to a higher risk of stroke and dementia. But the study already…