Heart Disease

Eat This Now: Okra

In the south, it’s available year-round, but for the rest of us, summer is a great time to take advantage of fresh okra. While it looks like a ridged pepper, okra belongs to the same family as hibiscus and cotton, and likely came …

Learning About Blood Clots — From Ticks

They’re best known as carriers of nasty infections such as West Nile Virus, but it turns out that the blood-sucking insects may also possess something that could protect us from heart disease — or at least their spit does.

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