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Article ID: 647949

Seven Simple Steps to Better Heart Health

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

While February is associated with red-ruffled hearts and chocolate candy for Valentine’s Day, it’s also “American Heart Month, and “There’s no better time to focus on heart disease and kick-start your New Year’s resolution to lose weight, eat better and start exercising,” says Dr. Ravi Dave, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Dr. Dave offers 7 simple steps to better heart-health.

12-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 647914

Wine and Chocolate, with Tannins as Cupid

Washington State University

Wine and chocolate go together at Valentine’s Day like hearts and arrows. And it turns out the two icons of romance share some scientific similarities.

11-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 647899

What 'Tainted' Engagement Rings Reveal About Consumer Expectations

University of Toronto, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management

Thinking about buying an engagement ring for Valentine's Day?

11-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 647884

The Ultimate Valentine's Day Gift for Plant Lovers

Dick Jones Communications

A new plant just discovered in Hawaii might offer plant lovers the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift.

11-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST
11-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 647848

A Love Letter to the Earth

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, students at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry were asked what they love about the Earth.

11-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 647825

A Heart-Shaped Protein

NIH, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

From cookies and candies to balloons and cards, heart-shaped items abound this time of year. They're even in our blood. It turns out that the most abundant protein molecule in blood plasma—serum albumin (SA)—is shaped very much like a heart.

11-Feb-2016 8:05 AM EST

Article ID: 647767

Why You May Skimp on Your Valentine's Day Gift

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Just as people are more likely to give more to close friends than to strangers, people may be more likely to give less to close friends than to strangers if there is a mutual overall benefit for doing so. Call it altruistic selfishness. The gift-giver may see himself and a close friend as a unit—and choose the best total gift for the unit rather than for either individual. The total gift could end up including the gift purchased, a free gift, and any money saved.

10-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 635179

Re-Inflating Balloon after Carotid Stenting Appears to Double Risk of Stroke and Death

Johns Hopkins Medicine

After reviewing outcomes from thousands of cases, researchers at Johns Hopkins report that patients with blocked neck arteries who undergo carotid stenting to prop open the narrowed blood vessels fare decidedly worse if their surgeons re-inflate a tiny balloon in the vessel after the mesh stent is in place.

2-Jun-2015 5:10 PM EDT

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