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American College of Cardiology Spotlights Heart Health Through Fashion

Feb 05, 2013
Live stream the Red Dress Collection Fashion Show and participate in other events for this national heart health awareness movement.

Patients with AFib Can Benefit Greatly From Yoga

Feb 05, 2013
According to a recent study, yoga may work especially well at improving heart rhythm and quality of life for those with atrial fibrillation.
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Spirit of the Heart—Helping Improve Your Community's Heart Health

Jan 29, 2013

Spirit of the Heart events offer heart disease screening and events in underserved communities.

CABG Superior to PCI in Patients with Diabetes

Nov 28, 2012

PCI is still risky for patients with diabetes, even with drug-eluting stents.

Heart-Related Deaths Increase in Winter, but Not Due to Cold Weather

Nov 28, 2012

Climate is not to blame for the increase in cardiovascular deaths in winter.

Online Medical Records Increase Use of Clinical Services

Nov 28, 2012
Surprising findings about patient portals.

Optimal Risk Profile Delays Heart Disease

Nov 28, 2012
Lifetime risk for heart disease is high, but can be minimized with cardiovascular risk reduction.

Visible Signs of Aging Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Nov 28, 2012

Wrinkles, baldness, and dry skin patches may impact more than our looks.

Resources to Help You Compare Treatment Options

Nov 07, 2012
Guidance from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in making health decisions

Exercise and Diet Remain Important for Diabetes Prevention and Control

Oct 26, 2012

Study shows that lifestyle intervention improves weight, fitness, blood pressure, and cholesterol in adults with diabetes, but doesn’t reduce cardiovascular risk.

Legumes Improve Blood Sugar Control and Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetics

Oct 26, 2012

Patients with diabetes may want to think twice when choosing between whole wheat foods and legumes, like beans, chickpeas, and lentils.

Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Increase Risk for Atherosclerosis

Oct 26, 2012

Risk factors, such as diabetes and metabolic syndrome, are associated with the development of CAC and increased risk for cardiac events.

Does Blood Type Affect Heart Health?

Sep 07, 2012

Blood type not linked to cardiovascular risk.

Approaches to Improve Diet, Physical Activity, and Smoking Habits in the U.S.

Sep 05, 2012

Experts suggest that we can fight chronic disease in very simple ways.

New Ways to Predict Cardiovascular Risk

Sep 05, 2012

New markers of heart health may improve accuracy of cardiovascular risk prediction. 

Shift Workers at Increased Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke

Aug 03, 2012

Studies have shown that irregular work shifts are associated with high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity.

Yoga Improves Balance in Stroke Patients

Aug 03, 2012

It turns out that something as simple as yoga may have significant benefits for stroke victims.

African Americans at Greater Cardiovascular Risk Earlier in Life

Aug 01, 2012

Some individuals are at greater risk for heart disease than others.

Counseling Recommendations for Heart Disease Prevention

Aug 01, 2012
Ever heard the saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”?
Exercise Could Treat Depression in Heart Patients

Exercise Could Treat Depression in Heart Patients

Aug 01, 2012
Exercise has many cardiovascular benefits. This study shows exercise is also highly effective in helping you fight depression.

High Blood Pressure Trends in the U.S.

Aug 01, 2012

It is estimated that high blood pressure affects roughly 1 in 3 U.S. adults.

High-Dose ACE Inhibitors and ARBs

Aug 01, 2012

Treatments such as ACE inhibitors and ARBs can help improve outcomes as well as quality of life.

High Stress Jobs May Increase Risk for Heart Disease

Aug 01, 2012
Stress is a well-known risk factor for heart disease.

HIV Increases Inflammation and Risk for Heart Disease

Aug 01, 2012
HIV is now viewed as a chronic condition that can be controlled through medications and healthy lifestyle choices.

Tailored Weight Loss Intervention

Aug 01, 2012

The more weight loss programming available, the better equipped we are to combat obesity.