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Baked potatoes may help prevent strokes.
March 1, 1990... BAKED POTATOES MAY HELP PREVENT STROKES A high intake of dietary potassium protects individuals against stroke and stroke-related deaths, and as little as one extra serving of a potassium-rich food per day may reduce the risk of stroke death by up to 40 percent! Those are the...
Artery vs. vein: which graft is best? (coronary bypass surgery)
March 1, 1990... ARTERY VS. VEIN: WHICH GRAFT IS BEST? The typical patient facing coronary bypass surgery may be too concerned with other matters to give much thought to the mechanics of the operation ahead. In all likelihood, when asked if there is a preference for the arterial graft to be done with...
Eat power food ... good buddy! (nutrition at truck-stop restaurants)
March 1, 1990... EAT POWER FOOD... GOOD BUDDY! Today the very mention of traditional truck-stop delicacies like eggs over easy, grits holding a pool of melted butter, sizzling steak, grilled cheese sandwiches, and greasy enchiladas gives certain Unocal-76 Auto/Truck Center managers sympathetic chest...
You can't fool mother nature! (sex hormones and heart attacks)
March 1, 1990... YOU CAN'T FOOL MOTHER NATURE! The fact that women live longer than men and have far fewer heart attacks prior to menopause has kept medical researchers fascinated for years with the possible role played by sex hormones in the development of premature coronary heart disease. But...
Microwave popcorn full of fat!
March 1, 1990... MICROWAVE POPCORN FULL OF FAT! Microwave popcorn is the fastest-growing snack product in the country and is the leading food item sold for microwave ovens, according to Snack Food magazine. However, besides being a big seller, microwave popcorn also can be a big source of fat. ...