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Education and Income Closely Linked to Heart Disease Risk in African-Americans

Jun 15, 2015
Findings suggest that the lifestyle factors that come with higher income can reduce risk for heart attack and stroke.

Early Detection of Genetic Disorder Causing High Cholesterol is Life-Saving

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Recognizing the signs of a genetic disorder called familial hypercholesterolaemia adds decades to lives.

Alcohol Alters Heart Function in Elderly Adults

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Study finds that drinking alcohol causes changes in heart size and function, especially in elderly women.