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  • Are Sodium Guidelines for Older Adults Excessive?

  • Dangers of Having a High Systolic Blood Pressure

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Enter the "I am CardioSmart" Patient Contest

Sep 02, 2014

Tell us how you are living well with heart disease for a chance to win a trip to San Diego, CA.

Coca-Cola Family Track Walk in Richmond, VA

Aug 29, 2014
A fellow of the American College of Cardiology will be at Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 6 to share tips on heart health and the benefits of an active lifestyle.

Heart Group Says E-Cigarettes Require Strict Regulation

Aug 28, 2014
Electronic cigarettes should be included in smoke-free air laws, according to the American Heart Association.

Comprehensive Testing Helps Predict Stroke Risk

Aug 26, 2014
Study finds that a comprehensive group of common heart tests may better estimate stroke risk in patients.

Estimated 40% of Americans to Develop Diabetes in Their Lifetime

Aug 26, 2014
Diabetes is much more common than it was decades ago, leaving experts to estimate that two in five U.S. adults will develop the disease.

Drop in Hospitalizations for Heart Disease and Stroke

Aug 25, 2014
There have been significant improvements in the treatment and prevention of heart disease in the past decade, based on national hospital trends.

Safety Concerns About AFib Drug Digoxin

Aug 22, 2014
New study raises safety concerns about use of the common heart rate medication in atrial fibrillation patients.

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk for Heart Disease

Aug 19, 2014
The closer you adhere to a Mediterranean diet, the lower your cardiovascular risk may be, finds Spanish study.

Heart Disease Trends Vary by Race and Gender

Aug 19, 2014
Women and African-Americans hit hardest by traditional risk factors for heart disease, finds study.

Folic Acid Deficiency Rare in U.S.

Aug 19, 2014
Study finds folic acid deficiency is extremely rare, making routine tests unnecessary in the general population.

Changes in Statin-Use Based on New Guidelines

Aug 18, 2014
Doctors should change the way they prescribe cholesterol-lowering statins, based on new guidelines designed to help patients prevent heart attack and stroke.

Concerns about Neck Therapy and Stroke Risk

Aug 18, 2014
While there isn’t enough evidence that neck manipulation directly causes cervical artery dissection and stroke, experts believe patients should be informed about the association.

All-in-One Pill to Prevent Heart Disease?

Aug 08, 2014
A polypill to prevent heart disease has the potential to save millions of lives, according to experts.

Sitting Too Much Diminishes Fitness Level

Aug 08, 2014
No matter how much you may exercise, sitting for long periods of time reduces fitness, finds study.

Staying Active and Reducing Sedentary Time Key to Combating Obesity

Aug 08, 2014
Study finds that increasing physical activity and limiting sedentary time is the best combination for obesity prevention.

Reducing Risk of Heart Complications During Surgery

Aug 01, 2014
New guidelines help doctors and patients make the best possible decisions related to non-cardiac surgery.

Reducing Health Disparities in Hispanics and Latinos

Jul 31, 2014
Hispanics in the U.S. face dramatic health disparities, according to a recently-released statement.

Short Runs May Help Adults Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Jul 29, 2014
According to a recent study, running just 5-10 minutes a day could have significant health benefits.

Heat Stroke, Not Sudden Cardiac Death, is Top Threat for Marathon Runners

Jul 28, 2014
Long distance running involves a slightly increased risk of death, with heat stroke being the main cause, finds study.

Minding Your Portions

Jul 28, 2014
Committing to a heart-healthy diet can help reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke or repeat events. This includes watching what you put on your plate.

Heart Attack Trends Among Young Adults

Jul 21, 2014
We’ve made little progress over the last decade in reducing heart attacks among young adults, according to a recent study.

Fitness Helps Predict Risk for Heart Disease

Jul 10, 2014
Fitness level is an important factor to consider when estimating a person’s 30-year risk of death from heart disease, according to a recent study.

Cardio and Strength Training Benefit Adults with Diabetes

Jul 10, 2014
Cardio and strength training help patients manage diabetes better than either type of exercise alone, finds study.

Smokeless Tobacco Increases Risk of Death after Heart Attack

Jul 09, 2014
Using a form of smokeless tobacco called snuff is just as dangerous as cigarette smoking after a heart attack, according to study.

Unique Benefits of Heart Failure Therapy in Women

Jul 08, 2014
Women with mild heart failure benefit more from cardiac resynchronization therapy than men, finds study.

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