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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Energy Drinks Quickly Affect the Heart

Jun 21, 2019

Study finds energy drinks cause changes in heartbeat and blood pressure within hours.

Being Overweight and Obese Damages Heart Muscle

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Swedish study links carrying excess weight to a weaker heart and heart failure later in life.

Experts Provide Guidance on Managing Diabetes and Heart Failure

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Treating diabetes and heart failure together should be handled differently than managing each condition alone.