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Promising Global Trends in Survival Rates of Life-Threatening Conditions

Dec 05, 2014
Better management of cardiovascular risk factors has reduced mortality associated with thoracic aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection, finds study.

Keeping Added Calories in Check: Sugars and Sweeteners

Dec 03, 2014
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Americans today consume nearly 20% more added sugar in their daily diet than they did 40 years ago.

New Drug Combination Improves Outcomes for Patients at High Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke

Nov 20, 2014
Adding the non-statin agent, ezetimibe, to traditional cholesterol-lowering therapy reduces risk in patients with acute coronary syndrome.

Risks and Benefits of Extending Drug Treatment After Stent

Nov 20, 2014
Lengthening anti-clotting treatment after stent implantation may prevent heart attacks but increases risk of bleeding, finds new study.

Underweight and Obesity Problematic with Diabetes

Nov 19, 2014
Study highlights the complex relationship between weight and mortality risk for patients with type 2 diabetes.

Head-to-Head Comparison of Big-Name diets

Nov 19, 2014
No single big-name diet is superior when it comes to long-term weight loss, finds study.

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Overlooked in Heart Patients

Nov 18, 2014
Secondhand smoke worsens outcomes for patients living with heart disease, but is often overlooked.

Belly Fat Increases Risk for Heart Disease

Nov 13, 2014
Measuring belly fat is essential to assessing risk for heart disease, finds study.

Texting Program Saves Lives of Stroke Patients

Nov 13, 2014
A simple texting program helped ensure that stroke patients received the best-possible treatment upon reaching the hospital.

Lupus Linked to Congenital Heart Defects

Nov 13, 2014
Study finds that women with lupus are almost 3 times more likely to have a child with a congenital heart defect.

Living with Chest Pain (Chronic Angina) Event in Huntington, WV

Nov 12, 2014
This series of live educational programs provides educational and peer-support resources on chronic angina for patients and caregivers.

Little Progress in Prevention of High Blood Pressure

Nov 07, 2014
Despite advancements in the treatment of hypertension, one-third of Americans are still affected by the condition, finds study.

Study Identifies Increased Bleeding Risk in Certain AFib Patients

Nov 07, 2014
Blood thinners may carry increased bleeding risk for patients that meet criteria for non-valvular atrial fibrillation, but have underlying valve disease.

New Guidelines for Stroke Prevention

Nov 07, 2014
There are many steps we can take to help prevent a first stroke, according to a recent statement on primary prevention.

Home Monitoring Improves Blood Pressure Control

Nov 07, 2014
Enabling adults to check their own blood pressure at home may be the key to combating hypertension.

Study Reveals Paradox of Cigarette Sales in Pharmacies

Oct 31, 2014
Patients at risk of smoking-related diseases often purchase cigarettes at the same pharmacy used to fill prescription medications.

Living with Chest Pain (Chronic Angina) Event in New Orleans

Oct 31, 2014
This series of live educational programs provides educational and peer-support resources on chronic angina for patients and caregivers.

Healthy Lifestyle Slashes Heart Failure Risk

Oct 29, 2014
Making simple, healthy choices could drastically reduce heart failure risk in women, finds study.

Healthy Fats Lower Cholesterol, Despite Weight Gain

Oct 23, 2014
Healthy fats help offset the negative impact of weight gain on heart health, finds a recent study.

Rapid Weight Loss is Not So Bad, After All

Oct 23, 2014
Gradual vs. rapid weight loss has little impact on long-term weight control.

Lack of Educational Resources for Heart Failure Patients

Oct 22, 2014
Educational resources available to heart failure patients considering a mechanical pump are biased and outdated, finds study.

Living with Atrial Fibrillation Event in Minneapolis

Oct 16, 2014
This series of live educational programs provides educational and peer-support resources on AFib for patients and caregivers.

Living with Chronic Angina Event in Minneapolis

Oct 16, 2014
This series of live educational programs provides educational and peer-support resources on chronic angina for patients and caregivers.

Living with Atrial Fibrillation Event in Pueblo, Colo.

Oct 16, 2014
This series of live educational programs provides educational and peer-support resources on AFib for patients and caregivers.

Living with Chronic Angina Event in Pueblo, Colo.

Oct 16, 2014
This series of live educational programs provides educational and peer-support resources on chronic angina for patients and caregivers.