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The Truth about Fish

Apr 16, 2012

Not only does eating fish reduce risk for heart disease, it may boast a wealth of other health benefits.

Weight Loss Programming in Underserved Populations

Apr 16, 2012

Intervention programs help patients get results by assisting them in losing weight and improving blood pressure control.

Treating Restenosis in Patients with Stents

Treating Restenosis in Patients with Stents

Apr 12, 2012
Restenosis is the re-narrowing of the arteries after angioplasty. Comparing treatment options for restenosis shows that a drug-eluting stent is a safe and effective procedure.
Self-Affirmation and Medication Adherence in Hypertensive African Americans

Self-Affirmation and Medication Adherence in Hypertensive African Americans

Apr 10, 2012
Positive thinking may help with medication adherence more than you might think.
Physical Activity, Sedentary Time and Cardiovascular Risk in Adolescents

Physical Activity, Sedentary Time and Cardiovascular Risk in Adolescents

Apr 09, 2012
Replacing sedentary time with more physical activity may be key to better heart health in adolescents.
The Right Amount of Sleep for Heart Health

The Right Amount of Sleep for Heart Health

Mar 28, 2012
Getting more or less sleep than you need can put you at risk for stroke, heart attack and heart disease.
Sleep Apnea Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Women

Sleep Apnea Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Women

Mar 20, 2012
Breathing interruptions during sleep increases cardiovascular risk in both men and women but can be treated in simple ways.
Nicotine Patches to Quit Smoking During Pregnancy

Nicotine Patches to Quit Smoking During Pregnancy

Mar 15, 2012
Can nicotine patches help pregnant women quit smoking safely?
Obesity Rates Stabilizing, Reports Show

Obesity Rates Stabilizing, Reports Show

Mar 15, 2012
Obesity rates have stabilized nationally but have increased in certain populations since the late '90s.
Can Air Pollution Trigger a Heart Attack?

Can Air Pollution Trigger a Heart Attack?

Mar 08, 2012
Air pollution may be behind more heart attacks than we think.
Lifetime Risks of Heart Disease

Lifetime Risks of Heart Disease

Mar 07, 2012
Reducing cardiovascular risk early in life can have significant long-term benefits.
Controlling Prehypertension to Prevent Heart Disease

Controlling Prehypertension to Prevent Heart Disease

Mar 06, 2012
Elevated cholesterol can increase lifetime risk for atrial fibrillation.
Women Less Likely to Have Chest Pain During Heart Attack

Women Less Likely to Have Chest Pain During Heart Attack

Feb 28, 2012
Atypical heart attack symptoms that every woman should know.
Fitness, Fatness and Cardiovascular Risk

Fitness, Fatness and Cardiovascular Risk

Feb 27, 2012
Fitness is key to cardiovascular risk reduction.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans' Hearts

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans' Hearts

Feb 27, 2012
Post traumatic stress could greatly increase risk for heart disease.
Heart Attack Treatment in Hispanics

Heart Attack Treatment in Hispanics

Feb 22, 2012
Disparities in heart attack treatment highlight need for quality improvement.
Benefits of Statin Use in Women

Benefits of Statin Use in Women

Feb 17, 2012
Statins are equally effective in women as in men.
Could Chocolate Improve Cardiac Function in Heart Failure Patients?

Could Chocolate Improve Cardiac Function in Heart Failure Patients?

Feb 14, 2012
Flavanols in chocolate promote heart health.
Cardiac Imaging and Radiation Risk

Cardiac Imaging and Radiation Risk

Feb 08, 2012
Weighing the risks and benefits of radiation from medical tests.
Minimizing Impact of Metabolic Syndrome and Pre-Diabetes

Minimizing Impact of Metabolic Syndrome and Pre-Diabetes

Feb 07, 2012
Learn how to prevent and even reverse certain risk factors for heart disease.
2012 Update of Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics

2012 Update of Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics

Jan 25, 2012
Cardiovascular risk remains high among Americans.
An App for Finding Emergency Medical Centers

An App for Finding Emergency Medical Centers

Jan 25, 2012
A smartphone app that could help save lives.
Cardiac Arrest During Marathons—What are the Chances?

Cardiac Arrest During Marathons—What are the Chances?

Jan 24, 2012
What every runner should know about cardiac arrest.
Is Weight Loss Surgery Safe and Effective?

Is Weight Loss Surgery Safe and Effective?

Jan 17, 2012
Weight loss surgery helps patients keep weight off and reduce heart disease risk.
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing for Adults with CHD

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing for Adults with CHD

Jan 12, 2012
Exercise testing provides useful information for patients with congenital heart disease.