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IN THE NEWS: How to Breathe More Freely in Your Home

New Contribution from Stuart Batterman

The air inside our homes originates outside and can carry pollen or pollutants, such as those produced by combustion engines. Indoor sources might add to the mix with tobacco smoke, cooking, mold spores, dust and pet dander. Read more

Polycystic Ovary Heart Health

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Might Spell Trouble for Middle-Aged Women

New Research from Carrie Karvonen-Gutierrez and Mia Peng

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome develop metabolic syndrome earlier than women without the condition—likely putting them at higher risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to a new study by the University of Michigan. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Got Menopause? Healthy Lifestyle Now Is Crucial For Heart Health

New Contributions by Ana Baylin and Dongqing Wang

A healthy lifestyle during the transition to menopause may offset the acceleration of atherosclerosis, the slow narrowing of the arteries that increases with age, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Read more