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Step Away from the Television

By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief Comcast, one of America’s largest cable and internet providers, reported in May that Americans were watching an additional 8-plus hours of programming a week, whether on a television, computer or a portable device since the...

Heart disease prevention

Even small dietary changes move us closer to being ‘heart attack proof’ By David Dunaief, M.D. We can significantly reduce the occurrence of heart disease, the number one killer in the United States, by making modest lifestyle changes. Heart disease is a term that...

Reducing your heart attack risk

Maintaining your mobility is crucial By David Dunaief, M.D. We have made great strides in reducing mortality from heart attacks. When we compare cardiovascular disease — heart disease and stroke — mortality rates from 1975 to the present, there is a substantial...

Post-Valentine chocolate benefits

Cocoa components reduce cardiovascular risk By David Dunaief, M.D. Valentine’s Day is one of the wonderful things about winter. For many, it lifts the mood and spirit. A traditional gift is chocolate. But do the benefits of chocolate go beyond Valentine’s Day? The...