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Too Little Salt and Too Much Salt Linked to Risks
AFib Patients Fail to Get Optimal Therapy
Many Heart Attacks Go Unnoticed
  • Too Little Salt and Too Much Salt Linked to Risks
  • AFib Patients Fail to Get Optimal Therapy
  • Many Heart Attacks Go Unnoticed
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Alcohol-Related Injury and Disease Pose Global Health Concern

Oct 20, 2015
Excessive drinking is a major public health issue in high- and low-income countries alike.

A Healthy Lifestyle in Midlife Makes for Healthier Golden Years

Oct 13, 2015

The benefits of healthy choices carry long into older adulthood.

Music Boosts Heart Health

Oct 13, 2015
Music’s effect on heart activity, blood pressure and breathing bodes well for health.

Therapy is Useful for Heart Failure Patients Experiencing Depression

Oct 13, 2015
Cognitive therapy eases depression symptoms, which improves quality of life and helps keep these patients out of the hospital.

Coronary Artery Calcium Helps Identify Patients Eligible for Statins

Oct 07, 2015
Calcium build-up in the heart’s main arteries helps identify individuals most in need of the cholesterol-lowering medication.

Measuring Calcium Build-Up Helps Predict Risk for Heart Disease

Oct 07, 2015
New risk calculations include coronary artery calcification in addition to factors like age, cholesterol, blood pressure and smoking status.

Blacks Have Shorter Life Expectancy After Heart Attack Than Whites

Oct 06, 2015
The largest gaps in life expectancy among study participants occurred in higher income areas.

Risk of Sudden Death Very Low in Children Born with Heart Defects

Oct 06, 2015
Sudden cardiac death is very rare in children with heart defects and rarely occurs during physical activity.

Managing Your Heart Health: Cholesterol event in Atlanta

Oct 05, 2015

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

Enter the "I am CardioSmart" Contest

Oct 05, 2015

Tell us how you are living well with heart disease for a chance to win a trip for two to Chicago in April 2016!

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Providers and Patients Miss the Mark in Referrals and Participation in Cardiac Rehab

Oct 05, 2015

Even when heart attack patients are referred to cardiac rehabilitation, few complete the program.

Impact of Global Food System on Heart Health

Oct 01, 2015
Experts say our food supply has taken a toll on global cardiovascular health.

Study Shows That Small Quantities of Trans Fats From Dairy and Meat May Be Safe

Oct 01, 2015
Despite concerns about trans fats and increased cardiovascular risk, study confirms trans fats are safe in small quantities.

Preschool Program Instills Healthy Habits in Young Children

Sep 30, 2015
Experts hope encouraging healthy habits early on will help improve heart health in adulthood.