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Managing Heart Failure: A Program for Patients and Caregivers in Chicago

Feb 10, 2016
This series of live programs provides educational and peer-support resources on heart failure for patients and caregivers.

Driving is Safe for Most Patients with a History of Fainting

Feb 09, 2016

Study assesses what can happen when heart rate and blood pressure suddenly drop while driving.

Improving Heart Attack Treatment and Prevention in Women

Feb 09, 2016

Experts address key heart attack differences in men and women.

Simple Tests Help Assess Risk for Heart Disease

Feb 09, 2016
Other health markers besides traditional risk factors can shed light on risk and treatment.

Heart Failure Remains a Major Challenge for Those with Congenital Heart Disease

Feb 02, 2016
People born with heart defects are living longer than ever, but heart failure remains a serious concern.

Safety of Testosterone Therapy Remains Uncertain for Many Patients

Feb 02, 2016
Use of testosterone in older men and men living with heart disease remains controversial.

Texting Program Aids in Blood Pressure Management

Feb 02, 2016

Medication reminders and weekly tips help with high blood pressure self-care.

Gum Disease Linked to Increased Risk for Heart Attack

Jan 28, 2016

Inflammation associated with gum disease is likely to blame, but further research is needed to understand the relationship.

Young, Overweight and Inactive: A Dangerous Combo for Blood Pressure

Jan 28, 2016
A large-scale Swedish study links both adolescent weight and fitness level to risk for hypertension in adulthood.

Water Dispensers in Public Schools Help Promote Student Health

Jan 28, 2016
Increased water access may be an important tool for combating childhood obesity.

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Promote Dangerous Belly Fat

Jan 27, 2016
Consuming one sugar-sweetened beverage a day increases dangerous belly fat linked to heart disease and diabetes, finds study.

Inability to Cope with Stress Linked to Increased Risk for Diabetes

Jan 26, 2016

In general, the better study participants handled stress, the lower their risk for diabetes.

International Study Refines Definition of High Blood Pressure in Youth

Jan 26, 2016

New data helps experts better identify children at increased risk for heart disease later in life.

Too Little Exercise Remains a Prime Concern for Americans

Jan 18, 2016
Experts reaffirm that health benefits from exercise far outweigh risks.

Heart Attack Risk Linked to Gender, Not Sex

Jan 11, 2016

In young adults with acute coronary syndrome, feminine qualities increase risk for heart events, regardless of sex.

Cardiac Rehab is Lifesaving for Heart Patients

Jan 10, 2016

Exercise-based rehab programs reduce risk for heart-related death by 26%.

Heart Disease Remains Top Killer in the United States

Jan 10, 2016

Heart disease accounts for 1 in 3 deaths, highlighting an urgent need for prevention and treatment.

Limiting Salt Could Harm, Not Help, Heart Failure Patients

Jan 09, 2016
Those with heart failure should work closely with their health care providers to determine what is best for their individual case.

Women with Diabetes at Greater Risk for Heart Disease than Men

Jan 09, 2016

Experts highlight the need to better address increased cardiovascular risk in women with diabetes.

A Healthy Lifestyle is Key to Prevention and Management of AFib

Dec 18, 2015
Simple lifestyle choices can go a long way toward feeling your best with atrial fibrillation.

Optimism Protects Patients from Hospital Readmission After Heart Attack

Dec 16, 2015
Having a positive attitude may be an important part of recovery.

Bilingual Patients Have Better Outcomes After Stroke

Dec 15, 2015
Switching from one language to another stimulates the brain and is likely to help with improved brain function after stroke.

Negative Press for Statins Discourages Patients from Taking Their Meds

Dec 11, 2015

Not taking cholesterol-lowering statins as prescribed means higher risk for heart attack and death.

Fit Young Adults Have Lower Risk for Heart Disease Later in Life

Dec 10, 2015

Maintaining one’s fitness level is the key to a lower risk profile.