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Depression and Bipolar Disorder Increase Heart Disease Risk in Teens

Sep 04, 2015
Experts encourage early heart disease screenings.

Southern Diet Strongly Linked to Heart Disease

Sep 02, 2015
Excessive sugar and saturated fats are to blame for the negative impact on heart health.

Obese Patients More Likely to Receive Preventive Meds

Aug 25, 2015
This study investigates the link between obesity, medications to help mitigate heart disease risk, and what is known as the “obesity paradox.”

Helping Patients with Diabetes Improve Their Heart Health

Aug 25, 2015

Recent statement from the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association highlights the importance of heart disease prevention in patients with diabetes.

Economic and Social Forces Have Big Impact on Heart Health

Aug 21, 2015
The American Heart Association has issued a scientific statement addressing social factors that influence risk for heart disease.

Air Pollution and Heat Hinder Recovery in Cardiac Rehab

Aug 12, 2015
Physical activity is an important part of cardiac rehab, but environmental factors may restrict exercise capacity.

Enlarged Heart Linked to Atrial Fibrillation

Aug 12, 2015
The largest study of its kind confirms that an enlarged heart increases risk for a common condition involving an irregular heartbeat.

Managing Your Heart Health: Cholesterol event in Pueblo, Colo.

Aug 12, 2015

This program provides educational and peer-support resources on managing and preventing high cholesterol.

Managing Your Heart Health: Cholesterol event in New Orleans

Aug 12, 2015

This program provides educational and peer-support resources on managing and preventing high cholesterol.

High Salt Intake Linked to Greater Risk for High Blood Pressure

Aug 11, 2015
High salt intake increases chances of developing high blood pressure by 25%, says study.

Smoking and Preterm Birth Increase Heart Disease Risk in Women

Aug 11, 2015
Independently, each of these risk factors spells trouble for women’s health later in life; in this study, experts explored the combined impact.

Body Mass Index Fails to Accurately Measure Body Fat

Jul 29, 2015
It takes more than weight and height to accurately measure body fat and assess heart health, say experts.

A History of Trauma Places Women at Increased Cardiovascular Risk

Jul 28, 2015
Traumatic events like physical assault and childhood abuse are linked to a nearly 50% increased risk for heart attack or stroke.

Study Estimates Impact of Sugary Beverages on Global Health

Jul 28, 2015
Mexico and the United States top the list of populations most affected by sugar-sweetened beverage related deaths.

Neighborhood and Physical Environment Impact Diabetes Risk

Jul 24, 2015

Neighborhood access to healthy food and physical activity has a big impact on risk for type 2 diabetes.

The Toll Traffic Takes—Even When You’re Not Driving

Jul 16, 2015
Traffic noise increases risk of high blood pressure and stroke.

1 in 2 Latino Adults Unaware of High Cholesterol

Jul 16, 2015
High cholesterol is especially common among Latinos, yet only half of this population is aware of the condition.

Careful Planning is Key to Safe Pregnancy for Women with Congenital Heart Disease

Jul 13, 2015

For women with congenital heart disease, meeting with specialists, risk assessment and counseling are essential when considering pregnancy.

Chocolate Protects Against Heart Disease and Stroke

Jul 01, 2015
Moderate chocolate consumption helps, not harms, cardiovascular health.

Action, Not Advice, Helps Smokers Quit

Jun 25, 2015
Creating a quit plan and providing tools for ongoing support is more effective than education alone in helping smokers quit.

Education and Income Closely Linked to Heart Disease Risk in African-Americans

Jun 15, 2015
Findings suggest that the lifestyle factors that come with higher income can reduce risk for heart attack and stroke.

Early Detection of Genetic Disorder Causing High Cholesterol is Life-Saving

Jun 15, 2015
Recognizing the signs of a genetic disorder called familial hypercholesterolemia adds decades to lives.

Alcohol Alters Heart Function in Elderly Adults

Jun 08, 2015

Study finds that drinking alcohol causes changes in heart size and function, especially in elderly women.

Managing Heart Failure: A Program for Patients and Caregivers in Orlando

Jun 04, 2015
This series of live programs provides educational and peer-support resources on heart failure for patients and caregivers.

Healthier School Lunches Help Combat Obesity

Jun 03, 2015

Improving the nutritional value of meals helped curb obesity rates in California schools, but low-income areas didn’t experience longer-term benefits.

Upcoming Events

Managing Your Heart Health: Cholesterol event in Pueblo, Colo.

Rawlings Library (Ryals Room 4th floor)
Pueblo, CO 81004
Sep 23, 2015, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Managing Your Heart Health: Cholesterol event in New Orleans

New Orleans East Hospital
New Orleans, LA 70127
Sep 29, 2015, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM