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Relief for Diabetic Patients with Chest Pain

Jun 11, 2014
Drug used to treat chest pain improves quality of life for diabetic patients with chronic angina.

Spirit of the Heart in South Bronx, NY

Jun 07, 2014
Spirit of the Heart events offer heart disease screening and events in underserved communities.

Web-Based Program Helps Patients Improve Heart Health

Jun 05, 2014
Not only do Web-based programs help patients lower risk for heart disease, they’re more affordable than traditional counseling, according to study.

Psychiatric Medications May Increase Heart Attack Risk

Jun 04, 2014
Researchers urge further education on drug safety after finding link between antipsychotic medications and heart attack risk.

Worldwide Obesity Rates 'Startling'

May 30, 2014
Major study finds obesity rates have increased dramatically in all corners of the world over last three decades.

NIH Engages Women in Medical Research

May 29, 2014
The National Institutes of Health has unveiled new policies that will engage women in all phases of medical research.

Foreclosures Take a Toll on Community Health

May 28, 2014
Living near a foreclosed home increases blood pressure, according to a recent study of Massachusetts residents.

Reducing Salt Intake, Nationwide

May 22, 2014
Experts identify ways to reduce salt consumption and improve heart health in the United States.

Eating Fruits and Veggies Reduces Stroke Risk

May 20, 2014
A review of 20 past studies found that eating plenty of fruits and vegetables may reduce risk for stroke by nearly one-third.

'Exercise Snacking': The Latest Health Trend?

May 14, 2014
Adding small bursts of exercise before meals could bring big health benefits, finds study.

Olive Oil Helps Prevent Irregular Heartbeat

May 13, 2014
Adopting a Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil may reduce risk for atrial fibrillation, the most common type of irregular heart rhythm in the United States.

Common Heart Condition Goes Undetected in Men and Women

May 13, 2014
Coronary microvascular dysfunction may increase cardiovascular risk among both sexes.

Growing Use of ICDs to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

May 09, 2014
More patients may be eligible to receive implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, according to a scientific statement released by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and American Heart Association.

Do Cholesterol Meds Excuse Poor Eating Habits?

May 06, 2014
Statin use gives patients a false sense of security when it comes to diet, study shows.

Vast Advancements in the Treatment of Fetal Heart Disease

May 06, 2014
We’ve come a long way with the diagnosis and treatment of fetal heart disease, according to a scientific statement released by the American Heart Association.

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy: A Lifelong Concern

May 05, 2014
New paper highlights long-term health risks associated with preeclampsia, a serious condition in which women develop high blood pressure during pregnancy.

The New Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines: Heart Disease and Strokes Matter

May 01, 2014
Doctors and researchers do not all agree on who should take statins, and the debate boils down to the importance of preventing heart attacks and strokes.

U.S. Hospitals Improve Stroke Treatment

Apr 30, 2014
Stroke patients are receiving faster care than ever before, thanks to a national quality improvement initiative that could save thousands of lives.

Treating Heart Failure Patients with an Abnormal Heart Rhythm

Apr 30, 2014
Adding aspirin to a treatment regimen does more harm than good for heart failure patients with atrial fibrillation.

Heart Failure Hospitalizations: A National Challenge

Apr 30, 2014
Frequent heart failure hospitalizations put significant pressure on the health care system, according to recent statistics.

Coffee Could Reduce Diabetes Risk

Apr 25, 2014
Coffee drinkers rejoice: Increasing coffee consumption reduces risk for type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

Diet and Exercise Can Help Ward Off Diabetes

Apr 25, 2014
Diet and exercise helped some adults with prediabetes ward off the full-blown disease in a 23-year study.

Finding Your Energy Balance

Apr 25, 2014
When it comes to our well-being, it's important to consider how much we put into our bodies and what we need in order to stay healthy.
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Common Arthritis Drug Helps the Heart, Too

Apr 24, 2014
Study suggests that arthritis drug, colchicine, helps treat chronic heart inflammation.
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Treating Mild Heart Failure with CRT

Apr 24, 2014
Study pinpoints heart failure patients that might benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy.

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