Taking an aspirin a day might not help you prevent heart disease. But if you've already had a heart attack or stroke, aspirin is still important.

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Healthy habits can prevent most heart disease. Find out what new ACC/AHA recommendations say about how to protect your heart.

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How do you build the foundation of a healthy heart? Start with healthy habits: eat better, move more, keep a healthy weight, stop smoking.

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Most adult hearts beat 50-100 times per minute at rest. If you have bradycardia, that means your heart beats slower than normal.

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Unable to form words and feeling the left-side of her face start to droop, Kim Steele-McNeal realized she was having a stroke.