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Indoor Smoking Ban Saves Lives

Apr 04, 2014
Michigan’s new smoke-free air laws helped reduce hospitalizations from heart disease, finds study.
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CoreValve a Promising Alternative for the Treatment of Aortic Stenosis

Apr 04, 2014
Device proves effective for patients considered high-risk for surgical valve replacement.
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Celiac Disease Linked to Increased Heart Disease Risk

Apr 01, 2014
Study suggests inflammation associated with celiac disease may increase risk for heart disease and stroke.
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No Benefit Seen in Renal Denervation for Patients with Resistant Hypertension

Mar 31, 2014

Despite results, researchers say study proves to be a huge step in learning about such medical devices.

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Study Tests New Medication for Chronic Coronary Heart Disease

Mar 31, 2014

A new drug to reduce inflammation shows no added benefit in patients with stable heart disease.

Fruits and Vegetables Help Lower Heart Attack Risk Later in Life

Mar 29, 2014
Women who eat plenty of fruits and vegetables during their 20s have healthier arteries later in life, finds study.

Marriage Linked to Lower Heart Risk

Mar 29, 2014
People who are married have fewer heart problems than those who are single, divorced or widowed, according to recent study.

Diet Drinks Could Spell Heart Trouble for Older Women

Mar 29, 2014
Largest study of its kind links frequent diet drink consumption to increased risk for heart disease in older women.

Statins May Help Improve Men's Love Lives

Mar 29, 2014

Popular cholesterol-lowering drugs may offer added benefit for men with erectile dysfunction.

Study Sparks Debate Over Saturated Fats

Mar 27, 2014
Researchers involved in new study question the association between fat consumption and heart health.

New Cholesterol Guidelines Could Mean More People Need Statins

Mar 26, 2014
Study finds 13 million more Americans should be on cholesterol-lowering drugs, according to 2013 cholesterol guidelines.

Secondhand Smoke Causes Permanent Damage to Children's Arteries

Mar 13, 2014
Exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood ages arteries later in life, study finds.

Panel: Depression Should be a Risk Factor for Heart Disease

Mar 12, 2014
After thorough review, experts recommend adding depression to the list of risk factors for heart disease.

Losing Temper Increases Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke

Mar 11, 2014
Outbursts of anger may trigger heart attack or stroke within two hours, according to review of studies.

Vegetarian Diet Lowers Blood Pressure

Mar 07, 2014

Vegetarians have lower blood pressure than meat eaters, according to a review of past research studies.

Losing a Loved One Can Increase Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

Mar 07, 2014

While losing a spouse doubles 30-day risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study, the risk is still very low.

New Guidelines for the Treatment of Heart Valve Disease

Mar 03, 2014
Based on latest findings, the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association recently updated guidelines for the management of heart valve disease.

Sudden Death in College Athletes: Cause for Concern?

Feb 27, 2014
Ten-year study finds risk of sudden cardiac death among college athletes is actually lower than in the general population.

Improving America's Health through Active Transportation

Feb 26, 2014
Partners unite to promote active transportation across the country with new platform called “Safe Routes to Everywhere.”

Devices in Public Places Restart Hearts

Feb 21, 2014
Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) can help minimally trained bystanders save persons experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.

Safety Concerns About Prescription Weight Loss Pills

Feb 20, 2014
Experts are concerned about the safety of two weight loss pills recently approved for use in the United States.

Yogurt Could Reduce Diabetes Risk

Feb 20, 2014
Low-fat yogurt consumption may reduce risk for type 2 diabetes by 28%, according to recent study.

CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes; Will Others Follow?

Feb 19, 2014
As CVS vows to eliminate cigarette and tobacco sales over the next year, experts hope other pharmacies will follow their lead to help reduce smoking rates nationwide.

New Guidelines for Stroke Prevention in Women

Feb 14, 2014
Management and prevention of high blood pressure—one of the greatest risk factors for stroke—features prominently in new guidelines.

New Smartphone App Estimates Heart Disease Risk

Feb 13, 2014
The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association have teamed up to launch a new risk app based on the latest guidelines.

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