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TAVR Offers Safe Alternative to Surgery for Many Patients with Aortic Stenosis

May 24, 2016

Minimally invasive procedure is as safe, if not moreso, than traditional surgery for higher-risk patients.

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Equally Aggressive Treatment Needed for Men and Women with Heart Disease

May 23, 2016
While risk factors may, study findings suggest plaque build-up in arteries is just as dangerous in all patients.
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Virtual Health Programs Could Improve Global Health

May 22, 2016
An online challenge promotes physical activity and weight loss in over 60 countries.
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Stress Tests Less Useful for Assessing Heart Disease in Women than Men

May 22, 2016

Cardiac imaging proves more useful than stress tests for determining heart risk in women, finds study.

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Striking Trends Show Heart Attack Patients are Getting Younger, More Obese

May 11, 2016

Experts emphasize addressing cardiovascular risk factors like high blood pressure, smoking and diabetes earlier in life.

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Open Heart Surgery Boosts Survival in Heart Failure Patients

May 11, 2016

Despite increased risks, open heart surgery improves long-term survival in patients with heart disease and heart failure.

Managing Hypertension: Protocols and Patient Engagement

May 11, 2016
Tips on how to engage and educate patients about Hypertension
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Heart Forum Webinar: The NCDR Public Reporting Program

May 11, 2016
Learn more about the American College of Cardiology's public reporting program: Find Your Heart a Home.

CardioSmart's Heart Forum on Managing High Blood Pressure

May 11, 2016
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CardioSmart's Heart Forum on Managing High Blood Pressure

May 09, 2016

Join us for a free online webinar on managing high blood pressure.

Heart Disease Burden Has Shifted to Southern U.S. States

May 04, 2016

The highest death rates from heart disease have shifted to the South since the 1970s.

Coronary Artery Calcium Scans Help Refine Treatment Decisions

May 03, 2016

Landmark research demonstrates the benefits of using CAC tests when appropriate.

Biking and Walking to Work Wards Off Excess Weight

May 03, 2016

Active commuters have lower body mass index and less body fat compared to drivers.

A Healthy Heart Promotes a Healthy Mind in Older Adults

May 03, 2016

Study links a heart-healthy lifestyle to improved cognitive function.

Tai Chi Boosts Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Disease

May 01, 2016

A review of 35 studies confirms heart health benefits of traditional Chinese exercises.

More Younger Adults Should Take Statins, Finds Study

May 01, 2016

Increased statin use could prevent heart events for over a quarter of a million people.

The Danger of High Triglycerides for People with Heart Disease

May 01, 2016

Study reconfirms the serious effect of elevated triglycerides on longevity.

Lowering Prices of Fruits and Veggies Could Save Lives

Apr 30, 2016

A 10% reduction in price could save tens of thousands of lives, finds study.

Experts Endorse Routine Imaging to Screen for Heart Disease

Apr 30, 2016

Experts argue for more comprehensive heart screenings.

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Vitamin D Improves Cardiac Function in Heart Failure

Apr 24, 2016

Study assesses a simple and promising treatment for the 5 million Americans with heart failure.

Yogurt Helps Protect Women from High Blood Pressure

Apr 24, 2016

Regular yogurt consumption reduces risk for high blood pressure by 20 percent in women, finds study.

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Yoga Improves Quality of Life in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Apr 23, 2016

Yoga should be offered as complementary therapy, argue experts.

Endometriosis Increases Risk for Heart Disease in Young Women

Apr 23, 2016

A condition affecting the female reproductive organs triples risk for heart disease in women under 40.

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Investigating the Link Between Depression and Heart Attack

Apr 23, 2016

Study highlights the need to improve diagnosis and treatment for depression in heart patients.

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Immediate Beta Blocker Treatment Fails to Improve Heart Attack Outcomes

Apr 23, 2016

Beta blockers fail to reduce permanent tissue damage after a heart attack, but may have other benefits.