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Educational resources available to heart failure patients considering a mechanical pump are biased and outdated, finds study.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

Keeping Radiation to a Minimum for Heart Patients

Oct 10, 2014
With radiation exposure a hot topic in recent years, here are strategies for enhancing radiation safety in heart imaging.

Social Support Boosts Recovery after Heart Attack

Oct 10, 2014
Support from family and friends is crucial to improving outcomes and quality of life after a heart attack.

Study Identifies Dangerous Combination of AFib Drugs

Oct 10, 2014
When taken together, amiodarone and warfarin can increase stroke risk, finds study.

Childhood Risk Factors Have Lifelong Impact on Heart Health

Oct 10, 2014
Weight and blood pressure during childhood have a long-lasting impact on heart function later in life.

Regular Exercise Keeps High Blood Pressure at Bay

Oct 03, 2014
Study finds that exercise could help delay the onset of high blood pressure.

4 in 5 Heart Attacks Could be Prevented with Healthy Lifestyle

Oct 03, 2014
Simple choices like staying active and eating healthy go a long way in preventing heart attacks, finds Swedish study.

Fish Oil, Alone, Fails to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Oct 03, 2014
Despite its heart-healthy qualities, a daily fish oil supplement isn’t enough to treat abnormal heart rhythm.

As Time Passes, Bleeding Risk Decreases for Heart Attack Patients

Oct 03, 2014
After a year free of any heart events, heart attack patients have significantly lower risk of bleeding complications, finds study.

Addressing High Cholesterol in Elderly Patients

Sep 24, 2014
Study finds that a lack of evidence makes it difficult to address high cholesterol in patients older than 80.

Obesity Rates Plateau in U.S., but Waistlines Continue to Expand

Sep 24, 2014
More than half of American adults have abdominal obesity, according to national trends from the last decade.

Do You Know Your Heart-Health ABC's?

Sep 24, 2014
Improving heart health just got a little bit simpler, thanks to the ABC’s of heart disease prevention.