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Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Heart Health Clues
"Testing hand-grip strength could be a cheap and simple way of identifying people at increased risk for...More
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High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous With Heart Dise...
"A high-protein diet may backfire for people at risk for heart disease -- increasing the likelihood of...More
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Heart Failure Implant and Weaker Memory, Thinking
Research suggests left ventricular assist devices aren't a magic bullet More than one in four...More
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Women's Heart Health: Lower Stress, BP Important
"Middle-aged and older women who experience a life-threatening illness or the death of a loved one may face...More
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MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those With AFib
"Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart rhythm...More
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New Heart Failure Drug Approved by FDA
" A new heart failure drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Amgen's Corlanor...More
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Blood Thinners and Low-Risk Irregular Heartbeat
" As many as one-quarter of people with atrial fibrillation who have a low risk of stroke are given...More
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Genes May Mean Short People Prone to Heart Disease
"Short people may be more likely to have heart disease, and that increased risk could be linked to the...More
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Women die more of heart attacks than men because t...
Women are far less likely than men to have heart attacks, but are still twice as likely to die from...More
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Older Heart Patients and Aggressive Treatments
"Older people with certain types of heart problems might benefit from aggressive treatment they might...More
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Do This 5-minute Process To Heal Your Mind & Your ...
Mindfulness meditation has been linked to lower emotional and chemical stress levels; the ability to ease...More
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Stress, Depression Are Trouble for Heart Patients
" Heart disease, depression and stress can be a deadly combination, a new study finds. Researchers looking...More
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Focus More Heart Care on the Young, Study Says
Treatment for high cholesterol typically starts years after damage to arteries has already been done ,...More
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Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
"Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day may reduce the risk of developing clogged arteries, which in...More
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Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack
"Common painkillers such as ibuprofen and Celebrex may raise the risk for heart attack, stroke and/or...More
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This Makes Your Heart Attack Risk 8 Times Higher
This Makes Your Heart Attack Risk 8 Times Higher A new study links high levels of anger to an...More
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Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Heart Disease D...
"Sweating it out in a hot sauna may be relaxing, and new research suggests it may also be good for your...More
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How a built-in protective mechanism can turn again...
Prolonged stress can contribute to inflammation and increase our risk of a second heart event . According to...More
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Recurring Kidney Stones and Increased Risk of Hear...
"Some people who develop recurring kidney stones may also have high levels of calcium deposits in their...More
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Getting Serious About Prevention
"For four out of five men or women, heart disease need not happen." Follow the story link above to see...More
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5-Emotional Stages after a Heart Attack
After a heart attack a person typically goes through 5 emotional stage. The true physical and emotional healing...More
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Can a person be scared to death?
Other emotional conditions besides fear could lead to cardiac arrest or heart attack More
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3-D Printed Model Heart Guides Surgeons, Saves Liv...
Researchers are now using three-dimensional, or 3D printing to create models of the human heart to help...More
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Heart experts warn of air pollution dangers
Air pollution should be one of the avoidable heart risk factors - just like smoking and excess fat -...More
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Heart Disease Recovery Improves With Social Suppor...
Support from family and friends is crucial after a heart attack, according to a study linking a lack of social...More
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How Stress Really Does Cause Heart Attacks
This resources give a reasonable explanation as to how stress causes heart disease. Most articles hint at the...More
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Super-safe iodide may save millions from heart dis...
A common dietary supplement can massively reduce damage to the heart after a heart attack. The effect...More
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The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as a booster of heart health. It is linked to lower risks of heart disease, stroke, ... More
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