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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Heart Failure in Young Adults

Aug 16, 2019

Study finds that young patients with heart failure face lower risk of death but poorer quality of life than the elderly.

Strict Insurance Policies Reduce Access to Life-Saving Cholesterol Drugs

Aug 16, 2019

Most patients never get the PCSK9 inhibitors they’re prescribed, putting patients at increased risk for heart events.


Blood Pressure and Cholesterol in Early Adulthood Shape Future Heart Health

Aug 03, 2019
Risk factors in early adulthood have long-lasting effects on heart health as we age.